S!RENEN, the Danish Public Warning System that has been launched on 31 March, is used by the Danish Police for any case of emergency that requires real-time communication to citizens and visitors in a certain area. Denmark is among the increasing number of countries to mandate and implement a cell broadcast based solution to warn citizens in cases of natural disasters and emergency incidents.
Utimaco, a leading global provider of IT security solutions and public warning systems is pleased to announce that the Danish Ministry of Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has adopted Utimaco’s u.warn solution module Command Post as the Cell Broadcast Entity (CBE) to manage and control early warnings dissemination in Denmark.
Command Post is integrated with the 3 Cell Broadcast Centers (CBCs) of the 3 mobile operators in the country. Utimaco u.warn CBC has been also adopted by 3 Denmark as part of the overall S!RENEN system.
u.warn is a public warning suite of products that caters for governments, enterprises and other organizations, which seek an emergency mass communication system. u.warn adapts to the various needs of each entity via a variety of delivery channels, including cell broadcast, location-based SMS, customized apps, desktop alerts, email and more.
Features of the u.warn solution and services include:
· Realtime & location-based alerts
· Works also when the network is jammed
· Does not exhaust network resources
· Does not require data
· Does not require citizens to download nor enable anything
· Full geo-redundancy
· Compatible with all networks – 5G; 4G; 3G; 2G
· Supports all RAN/core vendors
Stefan Auerbach, CEO of Utimaco, said: “Creating Trust is the core of our mission, and we are very proud that DALO entrusted us with the paramount task of delivering time critical alert messages to safeguard and protect their citizens at all times. Our public warning system will now contribute to increasing public safety and creating trust for Danish citizens.”
Colonel Claus Brixensen, acting Director of the Cyberdivision of the Danish Defence, said: ”For any society it is mandatory to have an efficient and quick way of warning the public, should a crisis occur. In collaboration between Utimaco, The Danish Emergency Management Agency, The Danish Police and The Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organization, a new emergency phone warning system has been established in Denmark. We have had a great collaboration with Utimaco. They have worked with dedication and agility to make this project happen.”