Digita and State Security Networks Finland will continue strong cooperation on construction and installation services for the Virve network
HELSINKI, FINLAND, September 5, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Finnish Network Operator Digita Oy has signed a long-term contract with Suomen Virveverkko Oy, which forms part of the State Security Networks Group Finland, on construction and installation services for the Virve network, which is being overhauled. The agreement will be valid for four years.
The Virve network is the national radio network for public services, whose users include the public authorities, municipalities, and other actors critical to national emergency supply. Digita maintains communications networks considered critical to society and provides reliable network services for terrestrial TV and radio broadcasting, and for telecommunications networks.
"We are delighted that our long-term cooperation with the State Security Networks Group Finland will continue. Our company has solid expertise and experience of the design, construction, maintenance and operation of security-critical radio networks, which our national organisation is engaged in implementing," says Juha-Pekka Weckström, CEO of Digita.
"We secure Finland’s crisis management and information society services nationwide and in all circumstances. We have been working with Digita for a long time; the quality and reliability of Digita's services were key criteria when deciding on installation services for the Virve network, which will be overhauled," says Jarmo Vinkvist, CEO of Suomen Virveverkko Oy.
Jarmo Vinkvist, CEO of Suomen Virveverkko Oy, State Security Networks Group Finland, tel. +358 40 501 5195
Mari Suokari-Pärssinen, Head of Communications, State Security Networks Group Finland, tel. +358 40 756 0850
Markus Ala-Hautala, COO, Digita Oy, tel. +358 400 549 023
State Security Networks Group Finland secures Finland’s crisis management and information society services in all circumstances. It provides services related to critical communications, situation management and the protection of critical infrastructure, in support of organisations promoting the security and functioning of society. The Group is a wholly state-owned company. The Prime Minister’s Office is responsible for the ownership steering of the company.
Digita transmits radio and television programmes to everyone living in every corner of Finland every day of the year. We also apply the latest digital technology in order to develop and offer versatile online television and radio services. In addition, our service portfolio includes comprehensive IoT services based on our nation-wide network, as well as world-class Data Centre Services. Our clients are media houses and mobile and broadband operators that provide the very best contents.
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Source: EIN Presswire