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October 14, 2015

Bittium exhibits its secure LTE smartphone at British APCO


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Free for publication on October 14, 2015 at 4.15 pm. (CEST +1)

Bittium exhibits its secure LTE smartphone at British APCO

Oulu, Finland, October 14, 2015 - Bittium (former Elektrobit) exhibits its secure LTE smartphone at the British APCO exhibition, targeted for Public Safety officials, on November 4-5 in Newcastle, UK. The showcased Bittium Tough Mobile LTE smartphone, designed and built for demanding Mobile Security and Public Safety markets, is based on the latest software and device technologies.

Bittium Tough Mobile is a secure and durable Android-based LTE smartphone combining the latest information security and commercial device technologies. Bittium Tough Mobile incorporates a hardware-based security platform, which enables strong device security as well as deep integration of both customers' own and third party software security solutions. This dedicated hardware is hence essential for building layered mobile security solutions.

First responders and other public safety users have stringent durability and usability requirements for the devices that they operate with on the field. Bittium Tough Mobile's sleek, contemporary design incorporates a programmable Push-to-Talk button (PTT), glove-usable 5" full HD display, IP67 level water and dust protection and MIL-STD-810G level shock resistance.

During the event Bittium will also demonstrate dedicated public safety solutions from its British technology partners Becrypt Ltd, Etherstack Ltd. and VoiceSecure Ltd.  The innovative features of the Bittium Tough Mobile and these advanced, software-based solutions provide a perfect solution for first responders, government agencies, and other professionals with the need of communicating securely and reliably in critical communication situations.

Read more about Bittium Tough Mobile: https://www.bittium.com/BittiumToughMobile

Bittium's products are exhibited at stand 14.

Further information:

Jari Sankala
Senior Vice President, Sales
Tel. +358 40 344 3507
Email: defense(a)bittium.com

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Bittium
Bittium is specialized in developing reliable and secure communications and connectivity solutions using the latest technologies and deep knowledge on radio technology. Bittium provides innovative products and customized solutions based on its product platforms, and R&D services for customers in various industries. Bittium also offers high quality information security solutions for mobile devices and portable computers. In 2014, net sales of continuing operations, was EUR 52.7 million and operating profit was EUR 0.8 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com

About Becrypt
Becrypt is a leading supplier of innovative mobile security solutions and services that are UK Government-certified, protecting data at rest and in use across a broad range of platforms, including desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones. Becrypt's Virtual Client Computing platforms enable secure and rapid IT transformation within the enterprise, as well as cost effective secure remote access. The company has offices in London, UK, and McLean, VA, USA. For more information visit: www.becrypt.com

About VoiceSecure
VoiceSecure is a leading supplier of secure mobile biometric based applications. Headquartered in Glasgow, UK, the company has operations and live customers in the UK, USA, Asia and South America. For more information visit: www.voicesecure.eu

About Etherstack
Etherstack is a public safety and mission-critical communications technology company that specialises in TETRA, DMR, P25 and PTT over LTE. The company has R&D facilities in London, Sydney, New York, Yokohama and Berlin. For further information visit: www.etherstack.com