To strengthen the collaboration among Open Testing and Integration Centres (OTICs) around the world and provide a platform for exchange of ideas among members of the global Open ORAN ecosystems, SUTD Singapore University of Technology & Design together with the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and Keysight Technologies, and in close partnership with O-RAN ALLIANCE, successfully organised the first Global OTIC Summit in Singapore on 23 – 24 Aug.
The programme of the 2-day summit includes:
· 7 keynotes given by O-RAN ALLIANCE leaders, government delegates, industry and academia leaders.
· Insightful sharing from 8 OTIC hosts (4 from Asia and 4 from North America).
· 2 panels on “Accelerate O-RAN Adoption and Commercial Deployment” and “Progress Vendor Solutions Towards Commercial Deployment Readiness”.
· A half-day closed-door workshop.
· A lab tour to the Asia & Pacific OTIC in Singapore, which showcased 10 demonstrations and involved more than 8 industry partners.
Visit our YouTube channel (https://lnkd.in/gDNpWVvw) for videos of some of the demonstrations!
“This OTIC Summit is a watershed moment for the O-RAN ecosystem. As OTIC hosts and industry leaders converge in Singapore for the first time, we create a dynamic platform for knowledge-sharing and collaboration. Our shared challenges, triumphs, and strategies will be at the forefront of our discourse, fostering an environment of learning and innovation.” – Dr Alex Choi, Chairman, O-RAN ALLIANCE and SVP Group Technology, Deutsche Telekom
“5G is not just an extension or another generation of network capabilities. We at NTT Docomo see this as a whole new world, where we can actually directly affect and help solve social issues with 5G services. Open RAN is one of the key to realize various type of deployment scenarios.” – Dr Sadayuki Abeta, Head, Open RAN, NTT DOCOMO, Inc.
“Together with IMDA and Keysight, SUTD is glad to organize the first Global OTIC summit that aimed to bring together different stakeholders and OTICs around the world to strengthen collaboration and share expertise to make Open RAN a success.” – Prof. Tony Quek, Director, Future Communications R&D Programme (FCP) and Head of Pillar, Information Systems Technology and Design, SUTD.