Deutsche Telekom is working with several partners at the Quantum Lab, including the Technical Universities of Berlin, Dresden, and Munich, and German research organization the Fraunhofer Institute. The company is also inviting other research and innovation organizations to collaborate on the project.
“The opening of our Quantum Lab is a clear signal that we are serious about bringing quantum technology to the commercial networks of telecommunications providers," said Deutsche Telekom chief technology and innovation officer Claudia Nemat.
“We believe that quantum technology
Research at the Quantum Lab will focus on the use of quantum entanglement, which researchers are using to develop unhackable secure communication channels. They are also using quantum entanglement to improve the performance of communication networks, making them faster, more reliable and more secure.
Deutsche Telekom is also involved in several other quantum initiatives. In February 2023, the company announced its leading role in
. The PETRUS project is developing a trans-European quantum communications infrastructure, which will allow for the secure exchange of data across the European Union.
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