Nokia Oyj: Modernizes Vermont Department of Public Safety’s communications network for first responders


  • State-wide enhanced microwave network supports more modern applications for public safety communications

  • Nokia Wavence Wallet Enables Higher Capacity with Maximized Performance and Reliability

October 19, 2021

Dallas, TexasNokia today announcement he improved the State of Vermont Ministry of Public Security(DPS) microwave communication networkwhosupports the critical mission communication needs formanysstate agencies. The fully implemented microwave solution provides the sstate with increased speeds, more flexibility and resilience and higher bandwidth to support modern communication applications, such as video, for sound throughout the state public safety network.

The State of Vermont DPS is responsible for promoting the detection and prevention of crime, assisting in searches for lost and missing people, and providing assistance in the event of a disaster or emergency throughout the ‘State or local. All divisions of the department – Vermont State Police, Vermont Emergency Management, Vermont Crime Information Center, Radio Technology Services, Vermont Forensics Lab, and Division of Fire Safety – are supported by Nokia’s microwave radio network.

The state of Vermont has replaced its older microwave radios with Nokia’s Wavence IP routing and packet microwave radios families. This network upgrade allows the State of Vermont to continue to provide highly reliable and secure connectivity for its public safety communication needs today, while enhancing the network for higher capacity and improved availability with a platform that will carry it well in the future.

Terry M. The valley,Director of Radio Technology Services, State of Vermont DPS said: “The safety of our workers and the people of Vermont is our top priority. By modernizing our public safety communications network, we’re ensuring our teams can stay connected and communicate when it matters most. Nokia has demonstrated the quality of its microwave radio products and excellent support over these many years, and they are our trusted partner for our public safety network. ”

Matt Young, Company manager – North America, Nokia, noted: Nokia takes seriously our role in supporting DPS first responders in their responsibility to protect the citizens of Vermont. We have a long-standing partnership with the State of Vermont and this upgrade to our microwave radio network will help to keep first responders connected in any mission critical situation. ”

Nokia’s Wavence portfolio incorporates features specifically designed to meet the unique needs of the State of Vermont by supporting its TDM traffic while also providing a flexible and scalable backhaul network for new IP / MPLS applications. The state chose the Wavence Microwave Service Switch (MSS) because of the advanced networking, aggregation and demarcation features of Carrier Ethernet and the Wavence Microwave Packet Transceiver ( MPT-HLC) which offers high system gain allowing the use of smaller antennas and reduced tower load. Wavence solutions allow the State of Vermont to expand its network to support the capacity requirements of a new IP architecture while increasing network reliability and availability without impacting existing applications.

The government solution also includes Nokia’s 7705 Aggregation of Services Router (SAR) which delivers faster transport services with dynamic assurance, maximum performance and high reliability for first responders.

Nokia has deployed more than 1,500 strategic networks with leading customers in the transportation, energy, corporate, manufacturing, web and public sectors around the world. Leading companies in all industries are leveraging Nokia’s decades of experience building some of the largest and most advanced IP, optical and wireless networks on the planet. The Nokia Bell Labs Future X Architecture for Industries provides a framework for businesses to accelerate their journey from digitization and automation to Industry 4.0.


About Nokia
At Nokia, we create technology that helps the world act together.

As a trusted partner for mission-critical networks, we are committed to innovation and technological leadership in mobile, fixed and cloud networks. We create value through intellectual property and long-term research, led by award-winning Nokia Bell Labs.

By adhering to the highest standards of integrity and security, we help develop the capacities needed for a more productive, sustainable and inclusive world.

About the State of Vermont DPS
The State of Vermont DPS is a state cabinet-level agency responsible for overseeing and coordinating emergency preparedness, response, recovery and homeland security activities within the state.

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