Sectra launches secure satellite telephonySecure communications for European missions worldwide:
Linkoping, Sweden, May 13, 2008 --[ASDWire]-- Sectra's Tiger system for secure voice communications has been extended with support for the Iridium satellite system. Iridium is the largest commercial satellite system and is used by government and defense organizations worldwide.
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Tiger XS products secure communications for decision-makers, officials and military personnel in Europe. Tiger XS can be used over ordinary telephone lines, GSM, ISDN and IP networks as well as satellite systems.
"There is a great need for communications via satellite for government and defense organizations active in areas with an inadequate telecom infrastructure outside Europe's borders. This applies primarily to embassies and peace-keeping missions," says Jan-Olof Bruer, President and CEO of Sectra. "Now we can offer these organizations secure voice communications with the commercial satellite system that has the best coverage."
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Tiger products are used by government authorities and defense department customers in 14 of the 27 EU member states. Tiger XS is the only EU security-approved crypto product that provides eavesdrop protection for fixed and mobile telecommunications up to and including the high security level Secret UE. Tiger XS also provides the possibility of encrypted telefax and data transfers.
About Sectra's secure communication systems
Sectra develops and sells products for secure voice and data communications. The customers are primarily government authorities and defense departments in Europe with strict demands on communications security. Sectra has strong core expertise in encryption and is one of the world's leading companies in the design and development of secure communications systems. Sectra's Tiger products are used by customers in more than half of the 27 EU member states.
About the Sectra Group
Sectra successfully develops and sells cutting-edge products in the expansive niche segments of medical systems and secure communication systems. The company was founded in 1978 and has its roots in the Linkoping University in Sweden. Today, Sectra has offices in eleven countries and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2006/2007 fiscal year totaled SEK 673 million. The Sectra share is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm. For more information about Sectra visit http://www.sectra.com
Dr. Jan-Olof Brüer
CEO and President Sectra AB
+46 (0)13 23 52 09
Source : Sectra AB