China Telecom launches quantum encrypted phone calls on smartphones in a new pilot programme

//China Telecom launches quantum encrypted phone calls on smartphones in a new pilot programme

China Telecom launches quantum encrypted phone calls on smartphones in a new pilot programme

Some users of China Telecom, one of the country’s three state-owned telecoms companies, can now make quantum encrypted phone calls using a special SIM card and smartphone app, the company announced last week.The move is the latest from China showcasing the country’s commitment to all things quantum computing, an area that, like artificial intelligence and 5G, has become part of the ongoing US-China tech war.The service was launched as a pilot programme in Anhui province, where China Telecom…

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