Critical Communications for Digital Trusted Society

Project: Business Finland project

Project Details

Layman's description

PRIORITY will research, develop and trial Critical Communication solutions for authorities and remote businesses. A key target will be to complement existing Mission Critical voice and messaging services with broadband data capability, using commercial 4G and 5G wireless networks. Research topics will concentrate on four areas: 1) Broadband service in extremely remote locations 2) Quality of Service differentiation and provisioning for diverse needs 3) Communication security 4) Interworking of dedicated and commercial networks. The project will focus on three application scenarios: 1) Search and capture 2) Smart rural business 3) Emergency response. The solutions will be trialed in live network deployments.
Effective start/end date1/09/1931/12/21

Collaborative partners

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • University of Oulu (lead)
  • Turku University of Applied Sciences
  • Centria University of Applied Sciences
  • Bittium Oyj
  • Digita Oy
  • EXFO Finland Oy
  • Airbus Defence and Space Oy
  • Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom
  • The Finnish Defence Forces
  • Elisa Oyj
  • Fairspectrum Oy
  • Verkotan Oy
  • Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)
  • Rescue services in Finland
  • Keysight Technologies, Inc.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions