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Elektrobit (EB) Expands Its Product Family in Tactical Communications with EB Tactical LTE Access Point Solution and Publishes a White Paper on the use of LTE Technology in Military Data Transmission

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Elektrobit (EB) Expands Its Product Family in Tactical Communications with EB Tactical LTE Access Point Solution and Publishes a White Paper on the use of LTE Technology in Military Data Transmission

Press release date: June 5, 2014

OULU, Finland -- Elektrobit (EB) is developing an EB Tactical LTE Access Point solution (Long Term Evolution, 4G) alongside its tactical communications products and systems to enable the utilization of regular terminals designed for civilian use in military purposes. A private LTE base station solution capable for use in the field and integrated in a small size together with EPC (Evolved Packet Core) software optimized for tactical use lie at the core of the solution. These serve to establish a wireless broadband access point to cover data transfer and a call service within a specific area of the battlefield.

The excellent data transfer capacity offered by LTE technology, its integration with IP networks according to international standards and the increased availability of low-cost terminals, such as smartphones and tablets, enable broadband data transfer and the import of VoIP (Voice over IP) services in a wireless, large-scale and cost-efficient way for the army using the EB Tactical LTE Access Point solution. This solution is highly useful for detachments fighting at the front line, as well as troops carrying out various maintenance, medical and logistics duties.

Today, EB has published a white paper, covering the technical properties of LTE technology in tactical communications and its new opportunities in military data transmission applications.

EB will present the EB Tactical LTE Access Point solution for the first time at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris, France, on June 16-20, at stand Hall 6-D321.

The full white paper is available in English free of charge at http://www.elektrobit.com/ltewhitepaper.

EB press releases are available at http://www.elektrobit.com/whats_new/press_releases.

Elektrobit Corporation (EB)
EB creates advanced technology and turns it into enriching end-user experiences. EB is specialized in demanding embedded software and hardware solutions for wireless and automotive industries. Net sales in 2013 totaled EUR 199.3 million and operating profit was EUR 8.1 million. Elektrobit Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. http://www.elektrobit.com

About EB's Defense products and solutions
EB is a leading expert in radio and communications solutions. EB delivers products and services for wireless and wire-line Tactical Communications and Signals Intelligence. The state-of-the-art products are developed and tested to meet extreme requirements.

CONTACT:
Further information:
Harri Romppainen
Vice President, Defense
Tel. +358 40 344 2454
defense(a)elektrobit.com

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