Monday, 21 June 2021

BT backs quantum security for 5G in new trial

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 18 November 20

The operator is working with a number of tech partners to trial quantum key distribution (QKD) as a security option for 5G

For most of us, quantum computing is a concept straight out of science fiction – a futuristic technology that belongs in a movie, not real life.   But, as so often happens, the technology that was once deemed fantasy is becoming a reality, with real-world applications for quantum technologies not as far away as one might imagine.   Today, BT’s new AIRQKD trial is attempting to apply the latest quantum security techniques to 5G mobile network…

For most of us, quantum computing is a concept straight out of science fiction – a futuristic technology that belongs in a movie, not real life.   But, as so often happens, the technology that was once deemed fantasy is becoming a reality, with real-world applications for quantum technologies not as far away as one might imagine.   Today, BT’s new AIRQKD trial is attempting to apply the latest quantum security techniques to 5G mobile network…

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