PRIORITY will research, develop and trial Critical Communication solutions for authorities and remote businesses. A key target will be to complement existing Mission Critical voice and messaging services with broadband data capability, using commercial 4G and 5G wireless networks. Research topics will concentrate on four areas: 1) Broadband service in extremely remote locations 2) Quality of Service differentiation and provisioning for diverse needs 3) Communication security 4) Interworking of dedicated and commercial networks.

During its two year duration, the project will focus on three application scenarios: 1) Search and capture 2) Smart rural business 3) Emergency response. The solutions will be trialed in live network deployments, by applying the 5G-Force platform and scenario-specific technology blocks.


Harri Posti,
Centre for Wireless Communications,
University of Oulu,
harri.posti (at),
+358 29 4488007