• Nødnett is a digital network for police, health services and fire and rescue services. In addition, Nødnett can be used by organisations participating in rescue and emergency work.
  • Reliability is especially important in a public safety network such as Nødnett. Communication is secured in several ways, including encrypted conversations. 
  • Users must have TETRA radios approved to work with Nødnett. Talk groups are set up internally within the agencies and in groups in common with other emergency services. Only those actively given access to the individual talk groups can listen in.
  • Nødnett radios can also send and receive text messages and can be used to exchange small amounts of data.
  • The Nødnett project has established Nødnett as a nationwide digital radio network for emergency and public safety services. The project has been led by the Directorate for Emergency Communication (DNK) and was completed in 2015.

 

 

Some facts about Nødnett:
  • 322 road tunnel installations
  • 255 emergency call centres for police, fire and health services are installed
  • 1.5 million voice calls last month
  • 35 000 daily users across Norway
  • Area coverage approx. 86 % - pop. coverage ≈ 100 %
  • Uptime 99.95 % (2014 and 1st half 2015)
  • 47 000 activated terminals