India’s First Quantum Computing-Based Telecom Network Link Operational, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Says

Internet

Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday said the country’s first quantum computing-based telecom network link is now operational in the national capital. While speaking at the first international quantum enclave, Vaishnaw said that the quantum communication link is now operational between Sanchar Bhawan and National Informatics Centre office located in CGO Complex in the national capital.

“The first quantum secure communication link between Sanchar Bhawan and NIC, CGO complex is now operational,” Vaishnaw said and announced a Rs 10 lakh prize money for ethical hackers who can break the encryption of the system.

“We are also launching a hackathon, a challenge round, for anybody who breaks this system and system developed by C-DoT, we will be giving Rs 10 lakh per break,” Vaishnaw said.

The minister inaugurated a small exhibition of quantum computing firms and invited them to run pilot projects for communications networks and Indian Railways.

Last week, the minister stated that Indian scientists, engineers and academicians have acquired 100 patents for 6G technology.

While speaking at the Bharat Startup Summit organised by the PHD Chamber of Commerce, the minister said India is taking a leap in 5G technology with the fastest rollout of networks in the world.

“Electronics is very complex, but despite the complexity, our scientists, engineers and academicians have together acquired 100 patents in 6G,” Vaishnaw said.

The minister shared that the 5G network rollout has far exceeded the government of 200 cities by March 31, 2023, with coverage in 397 cities at present.


Realme might not want the Mini Capsule to be the defining feature of the Realme C55, but will it end up being one of the phone’s most talked-about hardware specifications? We discuss this on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available on Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music and wherever you get your podcasts.
Affiliate links may be automatically generated – see our ethics statement for details.

Articles You May Like

iPad Air, iPad Pro 2024 Models Said to Get Thinner; Full Dimensions Tipped
WhatsApp Reportedly Working on Secret Code for Locked Chats on Web Client
iPhone 16 Pro Colour Options Leak; Apple Tipped to Launch Pro Models With Gold Finish
Elon Musk says first Neuralink patient can control a computer mouse through thinking
Google Pay to Roll Out SoundPod With Audio Alerts to Merchants in India After Year-Long Pilot