Alan Alexander Joins NetAmerica as Sr. Director Network Ops
Brings Strength and Expertise in Radio Access Network
Dallas, TX (July 1, 2012) – NetAmerica Alliance, LLC, the leading provider of 4G LTE infrastructure, services and programs for rural independent communications service providers, announced today the hiring of Alan Alexander as Senior Director of Network Operations.
"Alan's successful track record and deep expertise in 4G LTE Radio Access Network (RAN) engineering, trouble shooting and planning is a tremendous asset to our organization and to that of our Members," stated Roger Hutton, NetAmerica Chairman and CEO. "As we continue to expand the Alliance and as our Members continue to grow service, his experience will prove invaluable."
In his role at NetAmerica, Alan is responsible for managing RAN design, deployment, optimization, and operation for the Members of the NetAmerica Alliance, including training and test/measurement.
Alan has over 16 years of experience in managing the launch and development of state of the art wireless networks using both CDMA/EVDO and LTE technology. He served as System Performance Director for the Verizon Wireless networks in North Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas markets during their initial 10 years of development. In this role he personally directed the design and optimization of over 1,000 cell sites serving millions of customers. He managed the consolidation of ALLTEL's CDMA network with existing Verizon Wireless network in the Texas market to create one cohesive system.
While at Verizon Wireless Alan took on a headquarter vendor management role for their Motorola markets including First Office Application, development projects, crisis management, feature development, and budget creation and control. He then moved on to manage their Network Operations Center alarming team to develop and integrate all LTE/IMS data platform and performance alarms into the Verizon Wireless Network.
He holds a Master of Electrical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech, where he focused his studies on IS95 CDMA RAN systems at their Mobile and Portable Radio Research Group.
"I'm thrilled to be part of the NetAmerica team and look forward to working with our Members to ensure success in their 4G LTE network and service rollout," said Alexander, Senior Director, Network Operations.
About NetAmerica Alliance:
The NetAmerica Alliance is a democratic, peer-to-peer union of independent Communication Service Providers (CSP) joining forces to secure the future of rural America. Through the programs, services, capabilities and investment in infrastructure with which the Alliance arms its Members and through the manner in which they work for their individual and collective success, NetAmerica helps to mitigate business and technology risk to yield successful and profitable deployment of 4G LTE service. The Alliance believes in rural America and the virtues of independence, community, and family. We also believe that irrespective of geography—every individual should have access to modern communication services that maintain those valuable connections. For more information, visit: www.NetAmericaAlliance.com.
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