Evaluation Test and Proof of Concept Results

5G Trial & Testing Initiative

The project aims at:

  • Enabling a global collaboration on testing activities
  • Consolidating contributions and report on industry progress
  • Testing future 5G use-cases with industry stakeholders (e.g. from vertical industries)

in order to

  • Support an efficient, successful, and in-time 5G technology and service introduction
  • Ensure the development of globally aligned 5G technology and service solutions
  • Identify and promote new business opportunities

All leading global Operators, Vendors and Research Institutes involved in a 4 phases endeavour. The activities are conducted autonomously by the Partners. The Trial Initiative make them consistent e.g. by common test specifications and by comparison and sharing of the results.

Overall project lead:

  • Philippe Besson (Orange)


Lead Phase 1 (Test of Technology Building Blocks):

  • Yong Gyoo Lee (KT)
  • Byung Suk Kim (KT)
  • Marco Caretti (Telecom Italia)


Lead Phase 2 (Proof of Concept):

  • Petr Ledl (Deutsche Telekom)
  • Zhang Siming (China Mobile)


Lead Phase 3 (Interoperability):

  • Joanna Balcerzak (Orange)
  • Hervé Oudin (Keysight)


Lead Phase 4 (Pre-commercial Networks):

  • Cemil Karakus (Turkcell)
  • Siva Subramani (Vodafone)