Indraprastha Institute collaborates British Telecom India

BT India collaborates Delhi’s Indraprastha Institute to co-research 5G solutions

The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi,  (IIIT-D), will collaborate with British Telecommunications PLC (BT) for developing next-generation quantum security solutions and broadband optical networks. The aim of this alliance is to help sustain the growth and increase of high data rate of telecom services towards 5G.

IIIT Delhi entered the alliance with British Telecommunications India Research Centre. Under this partnership, both parties will work collaboratively for creating next-generation services and products.

BT India Research Centre (BTIRC ) focusses on collaborating with academic institutions of India for developing next-generation Information and Communications Technology solutions and networks research. This collaboration will enable IIIT Delhi to work towards the development of Quantum Key Distribution and Elastic Optical Networks (Metro Networks and Inter-city Backbone).

Professor Andrew Lord, Senior Manager of Optical Networks Research of BT, said that it was a proud moment for BTIRC to be associated with the prestigious IIIT-Delhi for providing aid in the research activities done at the institute.

He further said, “Information Technology is growing in India and that will help BTIRC in providing exciting and innovative opportunities for communications innovation and will also foster the establishment of new alliances between India and the United Kingdom.”

Commenting about the partnership, The Director IIIT Delhi, Professor Ranjan Bose, said that the institute has been in favor of getting professionals, students, and businesses at par with technological revolutions as it is a leading research teaching institute itself. He further said that such alliances would enable them in successfully creating new technologies that will interface business modules of high efficiency. Eventually, it will improve the revenue of the company and also the living standards of those who use the technology.

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