Statement on the Quad Leaders’ Tokyo Summit 2022

On May 24, the leaders of governments participating in the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue released a Quad Joint Leaders’ Statement and accompanying Fact Sheet on the Quad Leaders’ Tokyo Summit 2022.

“The Open RAN Policy Coalition is delighted to see that discussions between Quad governments on Critical and Emerging Technologies have continued and that the advancement of interoperability, security, supplier diversity and Open RAN remains a priority. We look forward to continuing our dialogue with the Quad governments in the months ahead and continuing to advance Open RAN in the Indo-Pacific region.”
-Diane Rinaldo, Executive Director

“We’re pleased to see the announcement of a new Memorandum of Cooperation on 5G Supplier Diversification and Open RAN, under which the Quad governments can further cooperate on technical exchanges and testbed activity to advance interoperability and telecommunications cybersecurity. This year, the Open RAN Policy Coalition was honored to host a discussion on test labs, a Quad Open RAN Showcase and the Second Quad Open RAN Forum as part of the Quad Track 1.5 Dialogue on Open RAN. We look forward to building upon these discussions by bringing government and industry leaders together to discuss progress on deployments and innovation, opportunities for collaboration and the advancement of open and interoperable technologies.
-Alexander Botting, International Programs Director