SOURCE: Optelian


September 13, 2011 11:16 ET

Optelian Executive and Industry Veteran, Ed Purcell, to Speak on Cell Backhaul Capacity Demands at OSP EXPO

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - Optelian, a trusted designer and manufacturer of SMART™ optical transport systems, today announced during OSP EXPO 2011, its AT&T Account Manager, Ed Purcell, will present "Practical Considerations for Meeting Cell Backhaul Capacity Demands," addressing a wide range of practical issues in using CWDM for additional capacity in cell backhaul architectures. Purcell's presentation joins a stellar lineup of 30+ high-quality educational seminars offered at OSP EXPO. More than 80+ presentations were reviewed by the editorial staff of OSP and Purcell's topic and expertise was among those selected.

OSP EXPO 2011 brings together OSP professionals from the ILEC, IOC, and CLEC communities serving the converging telecom industry. OSP EXPO is taking place this week at the Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH. Seminars will be offered on September 13-14, 2011.

As Optelian's AT&T Account Manager, Ed Purcell works daily with operations and staff managers in the Outside Plant and Interoffice. Ed has more than 38 years' experience in telecommunications, having spent 27 years serving in various Outside Plant positions at Southern Bell/BellSouth Telecommunications, where he gained an in-depth understanding of the challenges in the outside plant and solutions that will work.

Purcell's expertise will also be featured in a contributed article "Breaking the Cell Backhaul Bandwidth Bottleneck" in the October issue of OSP Magazine.

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About Optelian
Optelian, a trusted designer and manufacturer of SMART™ optical transport systems, serves some of the world's largest network operators. With more than 9,000 systems and 172,000 wavelengths installed, the company is known industry-wide for its exceptional product quality, speed of delivery, superior customer support and custom-design capabilities. Since 2002, Optelian's portfolio of optical solutions has enabled telecom, multi-service operator (MSO), utility and enterprise customers to expand their fiber capacity so they can increase revenue and cost-effectiveness. Optelian's Sales and Marketing organization is located in Marietta, Georgia, with in-house development and manufacturing based in Ottawa, Ontario. For more information, visit

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