VIRVE - nationwide public safety network in Finland

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Nationwide Public Safety Networks

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Europe

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The VIRVE network is used by the Finnish police, fire brigades, ambulances, civil defence, frontier guards, defense forces, customs, prison administration, social and health services and civil aviation. It is based on TETRA technology and has been in operational use since 1998.

VIRVE supports public safety and helps save lives

The VIRVE network covers the whole of Finland and consist of more than 1,200 TETRA base stations. There are more than 37,000 users in the network.

Read more about the Virve network in a Key Touch article "Many years of Virve, many more to come".

The Virve network is helping different organisations in their daily duties. Hospitals and health care professionals have also adopted the use of Virve radios. How do they experience this? Check any one of these eight video testimonials and you will know how their daily working life has become easier thanks to Virve TETRA radios.

The future of Virve is hybrid

While the TETRA part of Virve is estimated to be operational for a decade or so, its operator is planning the "Virve 2.0" - a hybrid solution.

This hybrid solution will be based on commercial, hardened broadband networks, on dedicated broadband network "islands," on the current Virve network, and on the service operator solution for the authorities.

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Nationwide Public Safety Networks



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Europe



Country

Finland

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