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José Pascoal is Service Platforms Senior Director at NOS since October 2013. NOS is a Portuguese media holding company whose main assets include a satellite, cable operator, and ISP, a mobile phone operator, a movie distributor (NOS Audiovisuais) and a virtual carrier of mobile phone services. NOS produces several premium channels for the TV platform, which include SportTV (joint-venture with Controlinveste) and TVCine. NOS Audiovisuais is also the home-video distributor of Walt Disney Pictures, Warner Bros., DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures releases in the Portuguese market, alongside of launching several independent and European titles.
He has a wide experience in telecom both in mobile and fixed operations. He has a vast experienced in Strategic network planning and network development. Mr. José Pascoal has managed a significant number of network roll outs to support high traffic demands and a high number launches of new services. He has participated in triple play and now quad play product deliveries. More recently José Pascoal has been leading the launch of none linear TV services, Over the Top (OTT) and converged fixed and mobile offers. He has also been appointed as the PMO to conduct the definition of a canonical data model both for commercial and technical catalogues transversal to the entire NOS organization. He is leading the core virtualization program. Mr. Pascoal has also a relevant experience in Data Center Operations and Network Maintenance.
Mr. Pascoal holds a Telecommunications Engineering degree from the Technical University of Lisbon and a MSc. in RF Communications from The Bradford University in the U.K. In 2012 he has successfully completed an Advance Management Program from the Kellogg School of Management.
In March 2013 José Pascoal was awarded the Cable Europe Fellow Award in recognition of his individual dedication, talent, consistent excellence and contributions to the cable industry. This award recognizes the dedication and contribution of an individual to the European cable industry.