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Editors and Writers


M Prushothma Rao

Prushothma Rao is the founder and CEO of The Fast Mode. He brings with him in-depth knowhow and more than 20 years of experience in designing and delivering some of the most advanced broadband service innovations in the industry. His earlier positions include the Head of Services Delivery, Policy and Charging Control and the Solution Architect for the IP core network, Broadband core systems and HSDPA/LTE networks at a leading regional CSP. 

The Fast Mode was started as an information and services platform focusing on the digital telco. It has since become one of the fastest growing digital media platform within the telecoms sector, offering latest news coverage, joint research and analytics for the industry.

Prushothma Rao covers 'Technology and Solutions' and the ‘Exclusive Series’ segment which engages industry leaders to discuss on the latest developments on mobile broadband technologies, solutions and services.

Email: prushothma(at)thefastmode.com


Tara Neal

Tara Neal is the Executive Editor and the Telecom Strategist at The Fast Mode.Tara Neal has more than 17 years of experience in research, analysis and strategy planning. Tara has worked on various strategy projects covering business strategies and performance management. She has written extensively on various topics relating to latest technologies, digital services innovations, Operator strategies, market trends and growth and development of various emerging sectors. 

Tara covers ‘Market Trends’, ‘Technology and Solutions’ and ‘Services and Innovations’ segments.



Ray Sharma

Ray Sharma is The Fast Mode's Editor and Content Director. Ray Sharma has over 10 years of experience in mobile broadband technologies and solutions, conducting research and analysis on various technology segments and producing articles and write-ups on the latest developments within the sector. Ray Sharma is also in charge of social media engagement and industry liaison.

He covers news in the ‘Technology and Solutions’ segment.

Email: ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com


Ariana Lynn

Ariana Lynn is the Assistant Editor at The Fast Mode and the Editor of the Fast Mode Geeks which focuses on key technologies and end devices/things which power the connected world. She is also in charge of coding, programming and developing interactive next-generation web content and UI for The Fast Mode. Ariana anchors The Fast Mode's digital events such as Trends and Outlook and TopTechVideos. 

Email: ariana.lynn(at)thefastmode.com


Paco Martinez

Paco Martinez is a contributing writer and translator for The Fast Mode's newly established Spanish Edition. His experience in telecoms spans more than 35 years, having started as the Senior Telecommunications Engineer in1980 and worked as R&D Engineer in digital and analogue audio equipment design from 1985 to 1989. He has also coordinated various telecom projects at Telefonica, the world's largest group service provider, from 1989 to 2008. 


Email: paco.m.carreno(at)telefonica.net

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