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Deutsche Telekom Opens Lab on Quantum Technology

Deutsche Telekom opened a “Quantum Lab” in Berlin, dedicated to exploring the use of quantum technology in commercial telecom networks. “Research at the Quantum Lab will focus on the use of quantum entanglement,” DT said Thursday: “This physical phenomenon promises…

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a profound change in telecommunications. This includes quantum cryptography for ultra-secure communication as well as communication networks with improved latency, throughput and resilience.” DT said it has been a leader in the European Commission’s Petrus project, aimed at building a trans-European quantum communications infrastructure. "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 Claudia Nemat, DT chief technology and innovation officer.