Press releases • Jun 30, 2017 09:44 BST
BT is today celebrating the 80th anniversary of the UK’s 999 emergency service - which handles more than one million calls a year across the North East.
Press releases • Jun 30, 2017 00:01 BST
BT is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the UK’s 999 emergency service today (30 June 2017). The world’s oldest emergency call service handles 1.8 million calls a year from around Scotland. Operators based in Glasgow answered almost five million 999 calls from around the UK in the last year, with their colleagues in Dundee handling nearly four million more.