BANGALORE, India India's Center for Development of Telematics (C-DoT) has tied up with Vanu Inc. to introduce Vanu's Anywave Software Radio GSM base station technology as a component in wireless access and broadband solutions for rural communication needs in the country.
The first FCC certified software radio provider, Vanu (Cambridge, Mass.) will use the tie-in to accelerate and extend C-DoT's rural communication infrastructure. Initial trials will focus on GSM, while future deployments will leverage the multi-mode capability of Vanu's Anywave base station technology.
C-DoT considers the Vanu software radio approach ideal as it is flexible, able to support multiple standards and has remote management capabilities.
The C-DoT tie-up will also look to develop low-cost field proven rural solutions for users of C-DoT telephone exchanges in other nations. Vanu is a company set up by Vanu Bose, the son of Amar Bose, the founder of audio systems company Bose Corp.