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Tantra's Mantra with Prakash Sangam

Jun 9, 2021

A detailed discussion with the incoming chairman of 3GPP's largest group RAN - Technical Standards Group (RAN-TSG) regarding 5G Advanced and beyond, his vision for 5G evolution, his priorities, challenges, and opportunities, and how 3GPP is well poised to go beyond smartphone market into many industry verticals.

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Apr 18, 2021

An in-depth discussion with Jeni Panhorst VP & GM of Intel, on the latest trends in the Networking and EdgeCould market, what are the challenges the ecosystem is facing, and how Intel's latest 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable processors can address them.

The Xeon Scalable 3rd Gen processors were announced at a recent event titled...


Mar 28, 2021

Defying expectations, rural 5G is attracting a lot of attention. FCC has set up a sizable "5G Fund" to help rural cellular carriers to expand the reach of 5G in the rural parts of the country.


In this episode, I discuss with Michael Irizarry - CTO of US Cellular, opportunities, challenges, and the driving forces behind...


Feb 7, 2021

Small coverage footprint is one of the major challenges of mmWave bands. They require hyper-dense deployments to be effective. But bringing fiber backhaul to these is very expensive as well as time-consuming. Integrated Access Backhauls (IABs) introduced in 3GPP Rel. 16 solve that issue. It’s not just IABs, you will...


Dec 9, 2020

Intel is a leading provider of the solutions to virtualized networks--both core and RAN. In this wide ranging discussion, I talk to Caroline Chan, VP and GM of Intel's 5G Infrastructure Division (Network Platform Group) about Intel's vRAN and Open RAN journey so far, quiz her about what makes her think the market forces...