For the second year, ID Quantique was present at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, sharing a booth with partner SK Telecom. Over four days the event attracted more than 110,000 people, coming from all over the world to see the latest innovations in the telecommunications industry.
BT announced today that the UK celebrates a milestone in the development of ultra-secure quantum networks with the opening of the world’s first commercial-grade quantum test network link between the BT Labs in Suffolk and the Cambridge node of the UK’s new Quantum Network.
Telekom Innovation Pool (TIP), a strategic investment fund advised by Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP), announces the investment in ID Quantique, joining existing investor South Korea Telecom (SK Telecom).
SKT will apply IDQ’s quantum cryptography in 2019. The company has said it will launch 5G services at 00:00, December 1, 2018 in central areas of Seoul, Seoul Metropolitan Area and six metropolitan cities and plans to expand its 5G service coverage to 85 cities nationwide by September 2019.
A collaboration between The Quantum Technologies Group at the University of Geneva, ID Quantique and Corning Incorporated has yielded a successful test of Quantum Key Distribution over a new record of 421 km.