MSB strengthens Sweden’s national critical network with 5G from Ericsson



Ericsson 5G technology crucial part of Sweden’s next-generation mission-critical network infrastructure, Rakel G2       
New 5G core network will ensure fast and secure sharing of voice, data, images, and video      
Implementation starts 2024

STOCKHOLM, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) has procured a 5G core network from Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) to develop Rakel G2, Sweden’s critical communications network for public safety and emergency services including national defense purposes.

Police, fire brigades, emergency medical services and military organizations will be able to collaborate more effectively with enhanced situational awareness, provided by secure and fast means of sharing voice, data, images, and video.

Having a secure, accessible, and resilient communications network is crucial for first responders and their organizations helping to prevent and prepare for crises and emergencies – and to operate available resources when they occur. The ability to securely communicate with guaranteed high quality in such emergency situations – particularly when multiple stakeholder agencies are involved – could be a crucial factor in saving lives.

Ronny Harpe, Director, Rakel, …

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