Washington, DC — September 26, 2018 — The Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter is pleased to announce Nicanor Ruiz, from our Premier member company Senko, to serve as the new Regulatory Director on the Board of Directors. Nicanor Ruiz will lead the committee until March 2019. His name was chosen after a diligent process following the call for nomination published last July.
The primary responsibility of the Regulatory Committee Director is to advocate towards regional activities and establishing government relations with the Latin American governments, in accordance with the organization’s mission. “The Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter is committed to represent its members and fulfil its mission to advocate for actions that highly impact the deployment of fiber technology in the region, and we are happy to welcome Nicanor and his experience to support our work”, said Eduardo Jedruch, president of the LATAM Chapter.
The Regulatory Director will actively engage and cooperate with the Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter Board to promote throughout Latin America the adoption of high-quality fiber optic access networks as a universal broadband-bidirectional platform, to promote economic development and improve the quality of life resulting from such adoption in the fields of Education, Health, Defense and Security of the population.
“Firstly, it’s an honor to be part of the Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter, especially in my role as Regulatory Director. My commitment is to support fully the initiatives and objectives for the promotion of solutions for the adoption of connectivity of optical fiber for high-speed applications that support
the economic growth of the region in the main towns such as in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Mexico. I will work in coordination with major telecommunications ministers and responsible for the regulation to create forums and discussion boards that allow the exchange of ideas to support the regulatory framework and support economic growth”, said Nicanor Ruiz.
About the Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter
The LATAM Chapter is the representation of the Fiber Broadband Association in the Latin America region. The LATAM Chapter is comprised of a diverse group of telecom service providers, high-tech manufacturers and other enterprises from across Latin America. The aim is to promote the development of next-generation, high-bandwidth internet, voice and video services to residences throughout the region. The Fiber Broadband Association is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all fiber-optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business and to everywhere. The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while counting on its members to lead the organization forward, collaborate with industry allies and propel fiber optic deployment forward. Learn more at fiberbroadband.org/latamchapter Meet the LATAM Board: fiberbroadband.org/leadership-and-committees