Ensuring communications and information technology secured services for the Romanian authorities, by developing and managing communications networks and information systems based on interoperability, standardization and security principles. Increasing services resiliency and critical infrastructures protection levels. Strengthening research&development, innovation, production and maintenance capabilities throughout the entire lifecycle of the managed equipments, systems and services.
Providing special telecommunications and secure cooperation services, anywhere and at any time, for the Romanian State authorities.
Honor, loyalty, performance, professionalism.
The Special Telecommunications Service is the central specialized body with legal status, which organizes, conducts, carries out, controls and coordinates the activities in the field of special telecommunications for public authorities in Romania and for other users provided by the law.
STS is the only authority that issues mandatory technical standards in the field of special telecommunications.
The institution has military structure and is part of the national defence system.
Special Telecommunications are transmissions, emissions or reception of signs, signals, writings, images, sounds or information of any kind by wire, radio, optics, or other electromagnetic systems for users provided by law.
STS guarantees the protection and confidentiality of special telecommunications, being exempted from the licencing and the authorizations provided by the telecommunications law.
Penetration, disruption and destruction of special telecommunications networks, as well as the interception of communications in these networks constitute threats to national security.
Special telecommunications are characterized by high-level protection and confidentiality.
The activity of the Special Telecommunications Service is controlled by the Romanian Parliament, through the defence, public order and national security committees.
The institution’s activity is organized and coordinated by the Supreme Council of National Defence.