The purpose of the PlugFest Project Group is to define and accelerate the development of test materials, test plans, or other documents that will support a TIP sponsored PlugFest for interoperability among products.

Effectively, the PlugFest Project Group will quantify the readiness of TIP sponsored technologies for integration into operator networks.

To help achieve this goal, the Project Group will

  • Test and evaluate multiple solutions in one common environment, representative of operator’s environment
  • Bring partners and operators together to agree on common test plan and environment to later facilitate the integration of each solution into operator’s networks
  • Showcase minimum set of test cases
  • Develop an extensive test plan
  • Agree on minimum test architecture
Join the PlugFest Project Group to collaborate with Operators, Infrastructure Providers, Academic Institutions, and Integrators in conceiving new and innovative ways of building, testing, and deploying telecom network infrastructure

Group leadership


Christophe Chevallier



Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

In Planning

PlugFest in planning for 1H2020

Rural Site Configuration will validate complete site solution (RAN, power, backhaul…) to accelerate the deployment of cellular infrastructure in rural and ultra-rural areas.

TIP 4G 5G RAN will verify the RU-DU-CU interworking and openness of OpenRAN by demonstrating interoperability between RU-DU and DU-C *from a variety of vendors (LTE with evolution toward 5G NR).

PlugFest in planning for 2H2020

Interaction of each node with harmonized NMS/OAM is critical for commercial deployment and operation of disaggregated solutions. Similarly, deployment of disaggregated solution would only be possible if security can be ensured.

  • Interoperability between different Access Point in Wi-Fi mesh network
  • Interoperability between different nodes in disaggregated core

Past Events

  • July 16 - 19, 2019 - North America

    InterOp PlugFest ‘19

    Our first PlugFest focused on S1 interoperability between selected RAN partners and commercial EPC.

Want to get involved?

Contact us to learn more:

Site ConfigurationRU-DU-CU interoperability (LTE)RU-DU-CU interoperability (5G NR)NMSSecurityCoreWi-Fi MeshOther, please specify in comments

Device under testTest EquipmentOperatorSupporting equipmentSystem IntegrationOther, please specify in comments