Articles by: Gyana Ranjan Swain

Tracking the telecom industry for last 14 years, Gyana has worked in cross platform media ranging from broadcast, print, wire agency and online. With an entrepreneurial bent of mind, he loves to write about how technology helps transform lives. He has also founded M2MCafe.com, a news portal on Internet of Things.
Govt Warns Indian Firms Not To Supply US Technologies To Huawei

Govt Warns Indian Firms Not To Supply US Technologies To Huawei

July 5, 2019 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Any Indian company found selling or supplying US-developed technologies and solutions to controversial Chinese firm Huawei will face penal action, the government has said. Answering a question in Lok Sabha, the minister of IT and Communications, Ravi Shankar Prasad said as the US has put a ban on US companiesRead More

BSNL And MTNL Needs To Work More Professionally : Telecom Minister

BSNL And MTNL Needs To Work More Professionally : Telecom Minister

June 3, 2019 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

In a strong message to the management of BSNL and MTNL, the new telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked the PSUs to work more professionally to remain relevant in the industry. “Let my message reach them loud and clear that while I work to revive them, these PSUs shouldRead More

What Are Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s Top Priorities

What Are Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s Top Priorities

June 3, 2019 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

The minister for Electronics and IT and Communications, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, took charge today and briefed the media about his immediate priorities for both the industries. This is Prasad’s second term as telecom minister. He said, on a broader level, his priority will be to create a better synergyRead More

Ravi Shankar Prasad To Take Charge Of Telecom And IT Ministry Today

Ravi Shankar Prasad To Take Charge Of Telecom And IT Ministry Today

June 3, 2019 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the designated cabinet minister for IT & Telecom ministry is all set to take charge today. He took the oath on 30 May, 2019 during prime minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony and is one of the most popular faces of BJP. This is Mr Prasad’s second termRead More

Vivo Beats Xiaomi To Become 5th Biggest Smartphone Brand In Q1

Vivo Beats Xiaomi To Become 5th Biggest Smartphone Brand In Q1

May 29, 2019 at 8:53 am 0 comments

While global smartphone sales saw a decline in Q1, 2019, Chinese smartphone player Vivo raised its stake and beat Xiaomi to become the world’s 5th largest smartphone vendor in that quarter. Vivo sold 27.4 million smartphones in Q1, 2019 as compared to Xiaomi’s 27.2 million in the same quarter. Vivo’sRead More

In 5G Era Security Should Be Of Top Priority For Telcos : A10 Networks

In 5G Era Security Should Be Of Top Priority For Telcos : A10 Networks

May 26, 2019 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

An A10 Networks survey revealed that 94% respondents expect growth in network traffic, connected devices and mission-critical IoT use cases to significantly increase security and reliability concerns for 5G networks. India, like many other nations, would be embracing 5G in a year or two and consumers of 5G services will be thrownRead More

KaiOS, The OS In JioPhone, Raises $50 Mn In Series B

KaiOS, The OS In JioPhone, Raises $50 Mn In Series B

May 22, 2019 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

KaiOS Technologies, maker of KaiOS, the operating system used in Reliance’s JioPhone, has raised $50 million in a Series B funding. The funding round was led by Cathay Innovation, with continued participation from Kai’s existing shareholders Google and TCL Holdings. To date, more than 100 million devices running on KaiOSRead More

AI Spending In APAC To Reach $15 Bn By 2022

AI Spending In APAC To Reach $15 Bn By 2022

May 22, 2019 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

Spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems in APAC markets is forecast to reach $15.06 billion in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 50% over the 2018-2022 forecast period, says an IDC study. The study also says that APAC AI spending may reach nearly $ 5.5 billion inRead More

Bharti Infratel, Indus Merger At Final Stage, Bimal Dayal To Be CEO Of New Entity

Bharti Infratel, Indus Merger At Final Stage, Bimal Dayal To Be CEO Of New Entity

May 21, 2019 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Two of the largest telecom tower firms in the country, Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel, are getting merged and the process is at advanced stage of completion, both the firms today said in a joint statement. The firms also informed that the management of both the firms have decided toRead More

Why You Should Stop Buying Huawei And Honor Phones Immediately


Why You Should Stop Buying Huawei And Honor Phones Immediately


May 20, 2019 at 9:46 am 0 comments

If you are planning to buy your next smartphone from Huawei or Honor including the Huawei P30, P30 Pro, Mate 20 Pro etc, be alerted, and stay away from it. Basically you should restrain yourself from buying a new Huawei or Honor device, at least, for the time being. ItRead More