Exclusive: How Brazil’s Ministry of Communications is encouraging tower industry growth
Updates on frequency auctions, 4G coverage objectives and permitting simplification
In an exclusive interview with TowerXchange, Mr Artur Coimbra de Oliveira, Director of the Department of Broadband within the Ministry of Communications of Brazil, shares his views on the current and future status of the Brazilian tower industry.
Mr Coimbra de Oliveira’s background includes experience within the Brazilian telecommunication agency, Anatel, as Regulatory Specialist, and within the Personal Cabinet of the President of Brazil as Digital Inclusion Advisor.
TowerXchange: Could you please introduce the activities that the Ministry is currently overseeing and developing to ensure 4G coverage in the country?
Artur Coimbra de Oliveira, Director of the Department of Broadband, Ministry of Communications, Brazil:
The Ministry of Communications is currently developing a series of activities to foster 4G in the country.