The Express-AM5 satellite is manufactured on RSCC’ order by the JSC “Academician M.F. Reshetnev “Information Satellite Systems“ in cooperation with Radio Research and Development Institute (Russia) and MDA Corporation (Canada).
The satellite was launched into orbit on December 26, 2013. The commercial operation of the satellite started on April 22, 2014.
The satellite will provide TV & Radio broadcasting, data, multimedia services, telephony, mobile communications.