Posted: Thu 16th Jun 2016

Mayor Of Caerphilly Presents Award To CCTV Team

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jun 16th, 2016

Caerphilly County Borough Council’s CCTV Team were recently presented with an award by the Mayor of Caerphilly for their CCTV system during a ceremony in Caerphilly Council’s Chamber. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The CCTV Team were presented with the award in recognition of their CCTV system, which scooped a prestigious award at the CCTV User Group’s annual conference. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Caerphilly’s CCTV system won the Recognising Excellence – CCTV Management and Innovation award as a result of works to transfer the CCTV cameras which are currently transmitted via BT fibre onto the Public Sector Broadband Aggregation (PSBA) network. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The PSBA network carries a potential saving of £40,000 per year for Caerphilly Council, as well as allowing for a more flexible approach to CCTV, as cameras can be moved to different locations more readily. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Nigel George, Cabinet Member with responsibility for public protection said: “The new CCTV system deserves high praise indeed, as it is now easier to move and add cameras throughout the borough, providing that they are on the PSBA network. I am delighted that Caerphilly County Borough Council’s CCTV system has received such a prestigious award”. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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