Sayan, in his speech at the “End-to-End Domestic and National 5G Project 7th Executive Board and Closing Meeting of the First Phase”, where 5G domestic products were promoted at the Information Technologies and Communications Authority (BTK) Conference Hall, with the support of the Ministry of Industry and Technology, the first time in the event was held. He stated that demos of some products developed in this phase will be made.
Sayan, who thanked all companies working with modest budgets for their contributions, said, “As long as we are together with ULAK base station and GTENT and with all domestic and national products, it is only a matter of time to reach 5G. Hopefully, it is one of the first countries to switch to 5G with domestic and national facilities. We will be.” he said.
Sayan said that studies are continuing in order to make the activities in this field more supported by the Ministry’s R&D funds.
“Barriers for the integration of domestic and national products into the networks have been lifted”
Pointing out that the network components of international suppliers investing in Turkey have reached the point where they can support different products with open interfaces and independent of the supplier, BTK President Ömer Abdullah Karagözoğlu said, “With these studies, significant obstacles have been removed in terms of integration of domestic and national products into the networks.” made its assessment.
“Next phases will require support compatible with the importance of this technology”
Communication Technologies Cluster (HTK) President İlhan Bağören stated that while many products came to the prototype stage with the project, on the other hand, many companies gave the best examples of the culture of working and producing together.
Stating that Turkish private sector companies finance an investment of nearly 20 million dollars with their own resources in this field, where global companies enter with billions of dollars of investment budgets, Bağören noted that the public sector also contributes to this production and that supports in line with the importance of this technology will be needed in order to better prepare for global competition in the future. .
Ankara Chamber of Industry (ASO) President Nurettin Özdebir stated that 5G technology will greatly increase the quality and speed of the internet service received and will provide new horizons and new opportunities. They supported them with their resources and produced a local and national network infrastructure.” he said.
Interviews were held over the domestic and national 5G core network
After the opening speeches, demos prepared for the promotion of 5G domestic products developed within the scope of the “End-To-End Domestic and National 5G Project” were presented. In this context, video calls were made with the authorities in the research centers of the stakeholders by establishing a connection over the domestic and national 5G core network.
In addition, meetings were held to demonstrate the interoperability of domestic and national 5G base stations developed by ULAK and GTENT with 4.5G base stations of global manufacturers.
An emergency response demo was also performed with robot control and drone over 5G as an image.