Vanu and NuRAN work together to connect Marshall Islands

March 4, 2024

Vanu and NuRAN work together to connect Marshall Islands

Lexington, MA, USA and New Delhi, India and Quebec, QC, Canada – February 26, 2024

Vanu, Inc. (“Vanu”) and NuRAN Wireless, Inc. (“NuRAN”), both leading providers of equipment, tools and services that help mobile network operators to serve rural communities, today announce that they are cooperating to provide enhanced mobile connectivity services for the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean region. Putting people and connectivity first, Vanu and NuRan are working together to ensure a connected society and to provide 3G service to rural and hard to reach areas in the Marshall Islands. Vanu and NuRAN are committed to working together to help people in the Marshall Islands realize the benefits of a modern connected life.

NuRAN holds a contract for provision of solutions to the Marshall Islands.

Francis Létourneau, CEO of NuRAN, says, “The Marshall Islands will benefit from this infrastructure deployment with improvements increases in data rates and capacity that will improve the experience of subscribers and maximize the operator’s return while minimizing incremental cost.”

Andrew Beard, CEO of Vanu, added, “We are committed to doing our part to help people and insure no one is left behind. We are pleased to be a technology supplier to NuRAN for the Marshall Islands network and to extend the history of collaboration between Vanu and NuRAN. We see a significant opportunity for our organizations working together to positively affect the Marshall Islands.”

Worldwide, billions of people are un-served or under-served by mobile networks because telecommunications equipment manufacturers have optimized their products to meet the needs of urban markets. Vanu and NuRAN help close the digital divide by efficiently providing cellular mobile connectivity to rural and hard-to-reach markets.


About NuRAN Wireless, Inc.

NuRAN Wireless is a leading rural telecommunications company that meets the growing demand for wireless network coverage in remote and rural regions around the globe. With its affordable and innovative scalable solutions of 2G, 3G, and 4G technologies, NuRAN Wireless offers a new possibility for more than one billion people to communicate effectively over long distances efficiently and affordably. “Bridging the Digital Divide, One Connection at a Time.” For more information, visit


About Vanu, Inc.

Vanu provides equipment, tools and services that enable MNOs to profitably serve the 1.2 billion people who do not have connectivity today. Vanu’s solutions combine technology and business model innovations to reduce the total cost of ownership of wireless networks. The company grew out of groundbreaking research in software radio at MIT and was founded in 1998. Vanu is the developer of the Anywave™ Base Station. Anywave was the first commercial Radio Access Network (RAN) product to simultaneously support multiple cellular radio standards on the same platform and the first U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)-certified software defined radio. Vanu is headquartered in Lexington, MA, with offices in Gurgaon, India, Bangalore, India and in Kigali, Rwanda.


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