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Cotel have a wide range of wireless communications services to help with security during education. Departments recieve a boost in communications by using a Cotel radio system, so the ability to contact staff around a building is made easy.

Cotel have a wide range of wireless communications solutions designed to aid the safety and security of teaching staff. Other departments which themselves contribute to a successful and efficient Educational Campus, such as: Grounds Staff, Building Maintenance, Cleaning, Catering, Security, Vending and Post Distribution are all able to have a massive boost to their efficiency by using an integrated Cotel wireless solution within their respective departments. Fire Evacuation, staff monitoring and silent alerts ensure 100% safety for Pupils and Staff.

Cleaning, Grounds and maintenance staff are important when managing a busy environment. Wireless communication allows a supervisor to manage their staff to their best, and ease of contact over radio allows for great business.

Cleaning, Grounds and Maintenance staff are vital to the appearance and upkeep of a busy campus. Wireless communications between departments allows supervisors to liaise with their staff and prioritise actions to resolve defects in a proactive manner.

A range of Cotel Sitemaster 2 way radio systems, supplied to educational organisations. Within education, wireless technology makes a great improvement in communications, services and more, providing great support for any department of any business.

Within the Educators Domain, Cotel Wireless Technology will make an enormous improvement in the overall Efficiency and Staff Safety of any Department.

Evening classes are a great way to learn new skills. However, there is minimal staff during evenings which could cause health and safety issues. Cotel provide a unique range of lone worker equipment designed for this situation, allowing communications and business to run as always.

Evening classes are a great way to learn new skills and develop new interests and hobbies. However, looking at the practical aspects of college staff securing a large campus during dark late evenings, with the minium of staff produces it own health and safety issues. Cotel provide a unique range of lone worker equipment specifically designed for this application.

Refer to tracking (Lone worker section) for comprehensive details.

The Cotel Lone Worker radio equipment has a range of emergency call features, motion sensors and more. These Cotel systems ensure that employers are meeting their obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999.

The Cotel Lone Worker equipment has a range of emergency calling functions, built in motion sensors which detect vertical and horizontal axis, state of motion and non-motion of the Operator. These Cotel products ensure that all employers are meeting their obligations under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Management of Health & Safety Regulations 1999.

Refer to our HEALTH AND SAFETY section for comprehensive details.

Wireless Emergency Alert System


NEXUS Emergency wireless alarm system uses a secure wireless mesh protocol to provide a long range, robust system, designed to alert personnel to anything from: threat, fire, danger or emergency. A combination of loud audible tones and flashing lamps will ensure safety is always maintained. With a wireless range of 1km line of sight between units, and a maximum of 16 mesh hops, NEXUS has a potential range of 16km. There is a maximum of 64 units per site, and when one NEXUS unit is activated, it will trigger ALL units in range to sound an audible emergency message, accompanied by a flashing beacon light.

Manufactured in the UK

Wireless Alert Masthead
Battery LifeUp to 3 years with low battery alert via masthead
Reception RangeUp to 1 Km line of sight per hop
AerialSupplied with 50 ohm helical
Weather RatingIP66 for external units / IP54 for internal units
HousingEnclosure & Sounder ABS, Call Point Polycarbonate
Decibel level for SounderAdjustable from 86 dBa to 117 dBa
Decibel level for EnunciatorTypically 100 dBa

The NEXUS wireless alert system from COTEL is aimed at schools, colleges, sport centres and other places where public access is provided. In the event of an incident requiring rapid action onsite, it can provide immediate action by first responders designated by the organisation.

Ideal For

Silent Testing

Silent test mode functionality is built in to minimise disruption and can be activated from any one of the NEXUS units using the key switch, or remotely when using an IP Masthead.

Battery Saving Technology

Intelligent power saving technology ensures a long battery life of up to three years, keeping service calls to a minimum and reducing the environmental impact. A low battery alert is available via the IP Masthead, as well as on each unit.

Diagram showing how multiple Nexus units can interlink via wireless mesh protocol
The physical dimensions of the Nexus masthead units