EdgeConneX’s Doug Wiest Selected to Speak at Small Cell Americas in Dallas, TX

Panel Highlights the Current & Future Roles of Small Cells in LTE Roll-Out


EdgeConneX Logo_NewHerndon, VA – November 19, 2013EdgeConneX, specializing in content delivery at the edge of the network, today announced that its Executive Vice President of Wireless Services, Doug Wiest, will speak at the Small Cells Americas conference taking place December 3-4 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX.

Mr. Wiest will join Hugo Lombardo, CTO, Telecom Personal; Raj Singh, General Manager, Wireless Broadband Group – Cavium; and Sameer Wasson, General Manager, Communications Infrastructure, Texas Instruments, on the panel, ‘LTE Roll-Out and Looking Ahead to the Role of Small Cells’, taking place at 9:55 AM on Wednesday, December 4th.  Joe Madden, Principal Analyst at Mobile Experts, will moderate the panel.  Mr. Wiest and fellow panelists will explore the role of small cells in tackling the challenges of LTE roll-out.  They will also identify the interference migration solutions available for deploying LTE small cells and explore the importance of macro parity in LTE small cell roll-outs.

“As mobile data consumption continues to soar and the market migrates from 3G to LTE networks, operators are increasingly becoming more reliant on small cells to provide more bandwidth, expanded network coverage and capacity, as well as better quality of service for their customers,” says Doug Wiest, EVP of Wireless Services at EdgeConneX.  “Our panel aims to provide attendees with a better understanding of small cells and their role in LTE adoption.  It will also address the common challenges faced by operators during LTE and small cell roll-out, including gaining sufficient small cell backhaul capacity for LTE and seamlessly integrating the new technology with existing systems and applications.”

An industry veteran, Mr. Wiest holds more than 30 years of telecommunications experience. At EdgeConneX, he oversees the development of the company’s wireless portfolio of intelligent space, power and connectivity solutions.  Prior to joining EdgeConneX in 2010, Mr. Wiest served as CEO of Lightower and COO of American Tower.  He has also held numerous executive-level positions at Nextel, McCaw Communications and Pacific Telesis.

For more information about EdgeConneX and its leading edge of network solutions for expanding and improving access to mobile and data communications, visit small cell.edgeconnex.com or email info@edgeconnex.com.

For information about Small Cells Americas and to register for the event, click here.

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About EdgeConneX
Headquartered in Virginia and operating a national infrastructure with a best-in-class Field Operations team, EdgeConneX provides Space, Power & Connectivity for content, network, colocation, CDN’s and service providers, as well as wireless carriers, telecommunications companies, and commercial property owners.  EdgeConneX’s infrastructure solutions create a new edge for traditional networks offering superior performance and economics.  Our purpose-built Meet You Points® optimize delivery of data at network-critical locations closest to the end user.  EdgeConneX is currently operating a national network of over 3,000 nodes across its portfolio and 200,000 cell towers, creating endless revenue potential and performance gain for our customers while offering superior operating economics.  For more information, please visit edgeconnex.com


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