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June 15, 2020

Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut as a Reseller for Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 Smartphones and Bittium Secure Suite™ Management System

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Free for publication on June 15th, 2020 at 5.00 p.m. (CEST +1)

Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut as a Reseller for Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 Smartphones and Bittium Secure Suite™ Management System

Bittium Tough Mobile 2 smartphone complemented with Bittium Secure Suite device management system
is fully designed and manufactured in Finland and intended for secure communications.

Oulu, Finland, June 15th, 2020 – Bittium, a leading Finnish provider of mission critical solutions, and Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut, long-term operator of sales and maintenance of equipment suitable for Tetra networks, have started a cooperation covering the resale of secure Bittium Tough Mobile 2 smartphones complemented with Bittium Secure Suite management software, to critical communications organizations in Finland. Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut is familiar and easily approachable provider for Finnish security-critical organizations, and with this collaboration, secure Bittium Tough Mobile 2 and Bittium Secure Suite products are included in their offering. Through the cooperation, Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut is able to deliver a complete solution to the end customer, which includes state of the art secure devices and related additional services such as maintenance and support.

"The resale agreement with Bittium perfectly complements our critical communications offering and is a natural part of preparing for the upcoming technology revolution. This collaboration enables us to serve our customers even more extensively and better", says Manu Skyttä, CEO of Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut.

"We are excited about this partnership since moving from existing technology to next-generation systems, collaboration between different organizations is even more important in order to deliver secure end-to-end solutions to end users," says Sammy Loitto, Senior Vice President, Sales, Bittium. "We are also able to better answer to the changing needs and strengthen our role in Finland as a supplier of critical communications equipment."

Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 sets a new standard for ultra secure mobile communications. The smartphone is a combination of unparalleled hardware- and software-based information security features and usability.  The tamper-proof information security platform, privacy mode, and the supervised and secure supply chain ensure reliable and secure communication and handling of data especially in use by professionals and authorities.

More information about Bittium Tough Mobile 2:

Bittium Secure Suite™ device management and encryption software product complements Bittium Tough Mobile 2 smartphone with a scalable set of new software services for remote management, remote attestation and securing the network connections of the device. Bittium Tough Mobile 2 smartphone and Bittium Secure Suite together form a unique and reliable system for processing and transferring encrypted and classified material, and securing critical communications.

More information about Bittium Secure Suite:

Further information:

Jari Sankala
Senior Vice President, Defense & Security
Tel. +358 40 344 3507

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Bittium - Defense & Security

Bittium is a trusted Finnish company with over 30 years of experience in advanced radio communication technologies and biosignal processing. For the Defense & Security market, Bittium provides the most modern products and solutions for tactical and secure communications. The products and solutions for tactical communications bring broadband data and voice to all troops across the battlefield. For secure communications, Bittium offers proven mobile devices and cyber security solutions certified up to the CONFIDENTIAL level. Net sales in 2019 were EUR 75.2 million and operating profit was EUR 6.3 million. Bittium is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Exchange.

Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut

Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut business covers the sale and maintenance of terminals suitable for TETRA networks. It is an authorized sales and service point for Airbus radio terminals in Finland. Company was founded in 2007 and the revenue in the previous financial year was EUR 5.5 million and it had 8 employees. Company's customers include the Defense Forces, the Police, the Rescue Service, the Social and Health Sector, the Emergency Response Center, the Border Guard and other state and municipal operators. Virve Tuotteet ja Palvelut is a subsidiary of Millog.

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