LONDON, Jan. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Arqit Quantum Inc (“Arqit”), a world chief in quantum encryption know-how, is happy to announce that it has been chosen by the Division for Digital, Tradition, Media and Sports activities (“DCMS”) to develop a wideband resolution for 5G mobile Open RAN platforms. Arqit will assist combine a novel quantum encryption service for a mission in partnership with DCMS, which is able to allow safety by default. In consequence, communications hyperlinks will likely be safe in opposition to any community system in opposition to future types of assault, together with from a quantum laptop.
Funded as a part of the Division for Digital, Tradition, Media, and Sport and the Future RAN Competitors (FRANC), the mission, through which Arqit is a accomplice, goals to democratise radio entry networks (RANs) with a view to finish vendor lock-in and enhance flexibility, affordability, and interoperability – all key to the UK Authorities’s recently-announced plan to see 35 per cent of UK mobile visitors carried over Open RAN architectures by 2030.
The mission will see Arqit, working alongside different companions to safe a brand new wideband resolution for 5G mobile Open RAN platforms. Moreover, Arqit will incorporate its QuantumCloud™ platform, which is able to allow safety by design, making the safety of 5G unbreakable even by a quantum laptop.
Arqit Founder, Chairman and CEO, David Williams, added: “We’re delighted that Arqit has been chosen as a accomplice on DCMS’ FRANC mission. This mission will profit from Arqit’s globally distinctive, transformational quantum secure encryption, which will likely be a serious step in securing the broader community and its units.”
Extra info on the FRANC grant awardees is offered on GOV.UK.
Arqit provides a novel quantum encryption Platform-as-a-Service which makes the communications hyperlinks of any networked system safe in opposition to present and future types of assault – even from a quantum laptop. Arqit’s product, QuantumCloud™, permits any system to obtain a light-weight software program agent, which may create encryption keys in partnership with some other system. The keys are computationally safe, optionally one-time use and 0 belief. QuantumCloud™ can create limitless volumes of keys in limitless group sizes and may regulate the safe entrance and exit of a tool in a bunch. The addressable marketplace for QuantumCloud™ is each related system.
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