Turkcell, Ericsson Sign MOU on 5G R&D

Turkcell, Ericsson Sign MOU on 5G R&D Image Credit: Ericsson

Turkcell CEO Kaan Terzioglu and Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg signed an MOU for collaboration on 5G research and development. The main objective of this MoU is to develop a joint understanding of 5G use cases, requirements and deployment scenarios, as well as evaluate performance and applicability of potential 5G key technology components and business collaboration. 

Ericsson said that 5G will evolve the entire future communication eco-system, from devices to mobile access, IP core and the cloud. Ericsson added that its latest 5G test network initiatives focus on the interactions between mobile devices and the radio access network, in both indoor and outdoor circumstances.

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Kaan Terzioglu, CEO, Turkcell
Turkcell is determined to shape and deploy the most advanced technologies in its footprint. Partnering with Ericsson, we aim to develop a joint understanding of 5G use cases, requirements and deployment scenarios and evaluate the performance of key technology components. This collaboration will enable us to address the needs and expectations of consumers and corporate customers from various industries. We will continue to work closely with our partners in the 5G arena.

Hans Vestberg, President and CEO, Ericsson
We are expecting 5G adoption to begin in the near future, hence we are focusing on the ways in which the industry will adopt the 5G standard globally to deliver capabilities and services beyond the mainstream 4G offerings. With operator cooperation's like this, we bring research into the live test networks which give us valuable insights.

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