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Josino Santos

Regional Manager, Brazil

Josino Santos represents LMI Advisors in Brazil. As a consultant, he offers clients 40 years of experience in telecommunications, delivering expertise in Latin American telecommunications and broadband policy; regulatory advocacy and compliance; satellite, space station, and Earth station licensing; market access issues; and homologation and certification matters.

Josino was Authorization Manager for General Satellite and Global Services at Anatel (the Brazilian telecommunications regulator), responsible for authorizing satellite telecommunications services and licensing earth stations associated with the space segment. He represented Anatel in CITEL PCC II, in the Study Groups of the ITU, and was Brazilian delegate at WRC-2000 in Istanbul and WRC-2003 in Geneva.

Josino has held various senior positions within Anatel, including Operations Manager for Anatel’s General Management of Private Telecommunications Services and Monitoring Manager for Global Satellite Services.

Josino also served in the Ministry of Communications as Head of the Department of Planning Studies, Radio Frequency Management Division.

Previously, he worked in the area of multiplex systems projects for Brasilia Telecommunications (Telebrasília), and in engineering and planning at Telebras responsible for the spectrum coordination for Telebras and its related telecommunications companies.

Since 2013, he has served as an independent consultant in the telecommunications area.

Practice

  • Latin American/Brazil Telecommunications and Broadband Policy
  • Regulatory Advocacy and Compliance
  • Satellite Space Station and Earth Station Licensing
  • Market Access Issues
  • Homologation and Certification Matters

Education

  • University of Brasilia, Electronics Engineering, 1978