Covid-19 makes more victims in the telecommunications sector

Covid-19 took two more big names in telecommunications in Brazil. Engineer Nelson Mitsuo passed away on Saturday Takayanagi, former General Manager of Personal Land Communications at Anatel’s Private Services Superintendency.

Nelson Takayanagi he worked intensively in the installation of the regulatory framework for mobile services, in the interconnection regulations and in the implementation of number portability. He also worked on the drafting of bidding notices for frequencies that promoted the deployment of mobile telephony in the country.


Takayanagi he graduated in electronic engineering from the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (1966), he was a Master in Strategic Direction of Telecommunications from the University European do Atlântico (2015) and PhD in Education from the International University Iberoamerican from Mexico. In addition to Anatel, where he worked between 1997 and 2011, he held executive roles at Embratel, Telebrás, Telemat and at the Ministry of Communications.


On March 22, the president of the Brazilian Association of Communications and Infrastructure Engineering Companies (Aberimest), Kleber Rezende Castilho, died due to complications from Covid-19, at the age of 66. The electrical engineer was a member of the current board of CREA-SP and an associate of the Engineering institute since 1989.

Castilho was one of the creators of the event Communications Man 5.0, that promotes meetings with the participation of industry leaders and government representatives to deliver the honor in Communications and Infrastructure Engineering / IT & Smart Connectivity – Technology & Innovation in the country.

O Tele.Synthesis sympathizes with the families and friends of these great men.


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