"'Creating a national fund to support these innovators is a great idea,' said Prakash Sangam, the founder of Tantra Analyst, which is involved in marketing and business development of wireless technology."
"'Apple does realize it’s not another chip — it’s strategic intellectual property in a connected device,' said Prakash Sangam, founder of Tantra Analyst, a research and advisory firm... previously told CNBC. “This is one of the key strategic pieces of IP they don’t have, and it makes sense to own it.”
“'Together, AI and 5G will make possible capabilities that never existed before,' says Prakash Sangam, principal and founder of Tantra Analyst, a high-tech research, analysis and strategic advisory firm"
"Prakash Sangam ... said acquiring the Bengaluru team helps Apple to easily start using Intel's 4G and 3G modems, as the Bengaluru team worked on it ... Gives a head start to Apple in developing 5G modem.."
"HTC is holding its V2EC2020 conference virtually.....there is a strong possibility of this (virtual workplace) becoming a norm going forward. This will also give a huge boost to new technologies such as AR/VR and even 5G. And that could be the silver lining of this unexpectited huge global crisis," Sangam said.
Sangam detailed [that] "...The bottom line is, with the standards finalized, the ecosystem can now focus on building products and start the next phase of their 5G journey. I expect the first features to appear in networks starting from early 2021."