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  • UltraAir

    Laser communications has been rapidly maturing since the early 2000’s and can now provide massive backhaul link for airborne connectivity. Airborne Laser communications through UltraAir terminal connected to SpaceDataHighway services will provide a new means for high data rate, protected connectivity for the commercial and governmental airborne...

  • QPSA

    Quantum encryption based on Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) is an alternative to classical cryptography. It aims to solve the problem of key exchange by the use of physics and thus offers the potential of ensuring “unconditional secure” key exchange. Every attempt to eavesdrop on the key-exchange causes errors in the QKD protocol alerting the...

  • OT4NGsat

    Availability of broadband internet access has become a significant challenge in the development of the society and industry. Cloud services, big-data applications and global logistic businesses require secure, reliable, and fast internet coverage around the globe. Satellite communications can offer global coverage. Optical technologies are...