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Cassidian’s technology secures communications during Swedish princess’s wedding


  • Rakel system operated by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency ensured network availability at all sensitive locations despite demanding requirements
  • Detailed security preparation began in December last year

Stockholm, 24 June 2013 – During the royal wedding of Princess Madeleine of Sweden to Christopher O’Neill in Stockholm on 8 June, the Swedish security forces relied on Cassidian’s radio communication technology in order to ensure that all activities went smoothly and to guarantee the safety of all participants. Using the Swedish nationwide TETRA radio communication system Rakel, which is provided by Cassidian and operated by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the Stockholm Police together with the Swedish Security Service were responsible for the safety of some 470 high-ranking guests, such as royals and politicians from around the world who attended the wedding, as well as for securing the Swedish capital during the festivities. (more…)

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