French govt, military using 14,000 Thales Teorem phones

Thursday 25 June 2015 | 18:22 CET | News
The French government has taken possession of 14,000 Teorem secure mobile phones developed by Thales and defence research body DGA, writes Les Echos in the wake of Wikileaks revelations about US intelligence agencies tapping the phones of presidents Chirac, Sarkozy and Hollande. The Teorem phone (standing for "Telephone cryptographique pour reseau etatique et militaire") encrypts mobile communications to the "defence secret" level and can be used over government and military networks. Thales is working on the next order version of the phone, but it is unclear whether the first one is being

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Thales
Countries: France
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