Blog-1: 4th Generation Mobile Telephony

As someone who has been only 8 months into telecom, writing a blog with the purpose of educating others is a little audacious. I intend to learn first. What follows is a mix of research and field experience that I have gained as a part of my job.

An investment of over 70,000 crores. Optical fibers running up to 125,000 km and more than 35,000 Own built towers. Such is the sheer scale of the upcoming 4G project by a certain private player in India. For a company which has traditionally built plants and factories in few select locations, this is a different ballgame. However, the firm has had experience in Telecom industry. About 14 years ago, they started their first telecom venture. This time around they are making it bigger and better. It is a massive project.

This topic of 4G in India is so huge that I can start anywhere I like and write endlessly. But I’ll try to remain focused in my approach. This piece will deal with the history of Telecom in India followed by the different generations of telephony. Once we get a fair idea of 4G we will touch upon network basics and the kind of infrastructure that is required to maintain such a complex network. We will finish off with the business basics in this industry. Continue reading “Blog-1: 4th Generation Mobile Telephony”

Early bird

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Early Bird.”

IMG_20150115_080020-004My work involves going to lab early in the morning sometimes. I saw this couple walking and this amazing scenery in the back drop. Few other people were walking right behind me. Clicked this pic just at the right moment.

Travelling back in time: India

Life is busy. Tall buildings, luxurious bungalows, automatic cars adorn every street in the city. Modern age technology is used in every field.

But there used to be times when things were different.

People lived happily and luxuriously but there was poverty in many regions.Mother-Child-Index-India-001

Fields were ploughed manually by farmers and bullocksAVN_SOYABEANS_174728e

 A thousand rupee note used to look like this1000-indian-rupee-note-front

 A culturally diverse country with mainly rural, traditional and agrarian population, it underwent many political, economic and social changes


This exhibition will display the life and culture of the people, a hundred years back.

Come join me as I take you to the times your great grand fathers experienced.

Date: 14th-17th May, 2115

Venue: The World Heritage museum

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “From the Collection of the Artist.”