SOURCE: Vanu, Inc.

November 09, 2007 16:15 ET

Media Advisory: Dr. Vanu Bose, President and CEO of Vanu, Inc., to Present at 2007 RICA-RTG Fall Forum

Vanu, Inc. Also Sponsoring Welcome Reception

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - November 9, 2007) - Dr. Vanu Bose, CEO, Vanu®, Inc., a leader in the development of software radio technology for cellular operators, will be presenting at the 2007 RICA-RTG Fall Forum on Thursday, November 15, 2007 in Jacksonville, FL.

In addition to Dr. Bose's presentation, Vanu, Inc. will be sponsoring the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, November 14, 2007 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the exhibition hall of the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront.

Dr. Bose will be available to address the topics below and others with members of the media and analysts at Vanu, Inc.'s booth, #22, at the show.

                               2007 RICA – RTG Fall Forum
          November 14 – 16, 2007, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront,
                                   Jacksonville, FL
                              November 15, 2007, 1-3 p.m.

Dr. Vanu Bose, president and CEO, Vanu, Inc.

Meeting the Challenges of Rural Cellular Operators

What is a software radio and will this technology be ready for my network? This session will review the software radio option in the market place today and how this revelation in network design can help you service multiple business cases.

Speaker Biography:

Dr. Vanu Bose, President and CEO, Vanu, Inc.

Vanu Bose is the President and CEO of Vanu, Inc. Vanu earned all of his degrees from MIT, receiving his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) in 1999, his Master's degree in EECS in 1992, and two Bachelor's degrees, one in EECS and one in Math, in 1988. As a graduate student, Vanu worked on the MIT SpectrumWare project at the MIT lab for Computer Science, an effort to bring a software oriented approach to wireless communication and distributed signal processing. There, he performed the software radio research that would later evolve into Vanu, Inc. Prior to graduate school, Vanu developed a technical teaching curriculum and onboard medical, computer and satellite communications systems for a DC-10 flying hospital for Project Orbis, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to fighting world blindness. Vanu currently serves on the Board of Director for Jumpstart, a non-profit focused on early childhood literacy, and is also a member of the Board of Overseers for the Boston Museum of Science.

About Vanu, Inc.

Vanu, Inc. ( is the developer of the Anywave Base Station, the first U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-certified software radio. The Anywave Base Station provides significant advantages over traditional equipment designs including: simultaneous operation of multiple wireless standards on a single platform; the use of general purpose, open standard servers rather than proprietary hardware; remote software downloads to add system capacity and migrate to future standards; decreased backhaul costs; and a full range of additional capital and operating cost savings. These benefits come from implementing the high-speed signal processing functions of the base station as a portable software application running on Linux, eliminating the need for specialized signal processing hardware. The company delivers Anywave radio access network solutions, licenses its software, and provides design consulting to service providers, system integrators and wireless OEMs. Vanu, founded in 1998 and based in Cambridge, MA has offices in India.

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