TechnologyG20, Leonardo secure communications for the Venice summit

G20, Leonardo secure communications for the Venice summit



Reliable and effective communications
to ensure the exchange of information necessary to coordinate operations and manage them in a timely manner the security of the G20 in Venice. Leonardo unfolded for this an advanced radio network to support the summit of the Ministers of Finance and Governors of the Central Banks of the most industrialized countries in the world, which will take place in the Venetian capital on 9 and 10 July. The Italian tech giant underlines that it has fielded “in a few days a Tetra-Terrestrial Trunked Radio communication infrastructure (the international standard for mission critical communications) for the Public Security Forces who will monitor the event, which will thus be able to carry out rapid interventions in the event of an emergency and ensure the highest standards of protection for the area affected by the top, the population and the territory “.


The network provided by the company, consisting of stations and radio links located in strategic places in the city, will ensure secure digital communications and widespread radio coverage of the Venice City and Mestre area, but also of the lagoon and the beaches, up to the gates of Padua and Treviso, for a total area of ​​about 1000 square kilometers. Leonardo explains that “some stations have also been set up in the operations center from which the security of the G20 will be managed, for the coordination of information from the nearly 600 communication terminals that will be used by the forces in the field and the localization of resources on the territory. The network is also designed for interoperability with broadband devices “.

International leader in the field of mission critical communications e the only Italian multinational dedicated to the defense of strategic technologies for the country’s security, Leonardo has already been a technological partner of major events including the 2017 G7 in Taormina, Expo Milano 2015, the 2009 G8 in L’Aquila, and sporting events such as Cortina 2021, 1000 Miglia 2021 and 2020, the Commonwealth Games 2018 and 2014 , the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the 2013 Cycling World Championships, the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics. A commitment, remembers Leonardo, “in line with the strategic plan ‘Be Tomorrow – Leonardo 2030’ which identifies collaborations with the public sector
and with other industries a primary tool to offer the best capabilities, in terms of technology and know-how, and effectively respond to the needs of governments, territories, citizens and communities in terms of security and sustainability “. (by Andreana d’Aquino)



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