Vice President of Construction and Network Builds
Vice President of Construction and Network Builds Ralph Canina has more than 25 years of experience building communications networks. Before joining Maverick Corporation, he managed the design build of a 405-node distributed antenna system (DAS) for NextG Networks. The $45 million project, completed ahead of schedule and within budget, included 160 miles of fiber, 40 miles of which were installed underground in both new and existing Verizon conduits.
As Vice President and General Manager for RCN, Ralph was responsible for an $85M to $100M annual communications network engineering and construction budget. In that role he managed the design build of 2,700 miles of hybrid fiber coax networks for 19 cities and towns in the Boston area (Ralph also managed a similar project in Queens, NY). Prior to his time with RCN, he did similar work for Metropolitan Fiber Systems, managing the construction of a fiber backbone through 14 suburban Boston communities.
Ralph has decades of experience working closely with utility companies, including NSTAR, National Grid and Verizon in constructing dozens of communications networks