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Advisory Council to Provide Insight, Direction and Guidance on Activities and Conference Agendas for NEDAS Events

MAMARONECK, N.Y. – June 27, 2013 –Northeast DAS & Small Cell Forum (NEDAS), an association of Northeast DAS, small cell professionals and end-users to foster learning, networking, socializing, collaboration and the sharing of ideas in a mutually supportive environment, announces the introduction of its Advisory Council.  The Advisory Council is a volunteer body consisting of industry thought leaders committed to sharing lessons learned, ideas and insights that will enhance and cultivate the technology and related strategies that impact the wireless industry.

Advisory Council members include Ezra Hug, founder of NEDAS who now represents AT&T Wireless, Ahmed Abogendia of ATEC Wireless, Clint Heiden of EdgeConneX, Lori Blair of Hutton Communications, Nathalie Robitaille of iBwave, Prasad Ravi of INOC, Walter Cannon of Metro Network Services, Ken Wedholm of STEALTH®, Doug Fishman of SQUAN, and Steve Yapsuga of Tessco.

“I am excited to continue working to educate regional real estate verticals about how DAS + Small Cell will provide capacity and coverage solutions to commercial real estate, hospitals, transportation, education, government and hospitality” comments Ezra Hug, Business Development and Contracts Manager at AT&T Wireless.

“iMiller Public Relations is committed to NEDAS’ original intent: providing a platform to share ideas, network and help solve the problems associated with wireless infrastructure deployments,” adds Ilissa Miller, CEO of iMiller Public Relations and President of Northeast DAS + Small Cell Forum.  “The founding members of the Advisory Council will be key to the Forum’s ability to provide thought-provoking and groundbreaking programs that will help expand and increase DAS and Small Cell network deployments across the Northeast.”

Founded in 2011, NEDAS is committed to providing insight, resources and networking opportunities to major and emerging companies with services, cell sites and solutions available throughout the Northeast region of the United States. Supported by annual sponsors in conjunction with individual event sponsors, the forum works with industry thought leaders, emerging players and innovators to identify and set standards for DAS and Small Cell technology.

The Forum’s calendar of events continues with its Boston  DAS + Small Cell Summer Social on Jerry Remy’s Rooftop at Fenway Park on July 17, 2013.   The event is free to select industries; others may register with a nominal attendee fee of $65.00.  Both annual and event sponsorships are still available.

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About Northeast DAS + Small Cell Forum

Northeast DAS + Small Cell Forum (NEDAS) is a grassroots wireless telecom association whose mission is to create a positive, nonpartisan and invigorating environment in which local industry professionals can learn, discuss, debate, socialize, collaborate with their peers, and encourage networking, public outreach and education about the DAS + Small Cell industry. For information, visit