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Tantra's Mantra with Prakash Sangam

Jan 20, 2023

Questions about 5G's RoI and monetization opportunities beyond smartphone and Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market are lingering. At the same time, 5G Advanced is brewing up, and discussions on 6G are starting.

In this episode, I talk to Stephen Rose, GM of IBM for Global Telco, Media, Entertainment & Distribution...


Sep 12, 2022

Open RAN Layer-1 workload that performs and manages most of the radio functions is one of to critical blocks. It is highly complicated and requires real-time processing. The complexity only increases with advanced features such as massive MIMO, carrier aggregation, URLLC, etc. The debate in the industry is...


Aug 21, 2022

After much back and forth, the US government passed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022. The act provides $280 billion in funding to the US semiconductor industry. A significant part of the funding (> $50 billion) goes to fab companies for establishing new fabs in the USA, bringing much-needed resiliency to the...


Jun 9, 2022

The tech industry is reeling under one of the worst supply shortages, This is affecting almost every industry, but some such as Automotve, are affected much more severely than others. In this episode I discuss with Qualcomm's Falan Yinug and Accenture's Timothy Chu, how the global pandemic, geopolitical issues,...


May 25, 2022

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has been a growing trend recently and became a norm during the pandemic. The biggest driver for this trend has been the upfront cost savings for the enterprises. A recent Oxford Economics report commissioned by Samsung analyzes the phenomenon with Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) approach and...