Euroconsult analytical agency has published its latest annual ranking of the leading global fixed satellite service (FSS) operators. With its business figures, Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) ranks 11th in the rating for the second year in a row.
On December 23, 2020 an expert round table was held in online format, titled: "Urgent issues of development of low-orbit wideband satellite communication systems within the framework of the global satellite market evolution".
On December 17, 2020, in conjunction with RTRS, RSCC provided high-quality uninterrupted broadcasting to the 11 broadcasting zones of the Russian Federation of a top-priority program with the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of “Channel One. World Wide Web”, Director General of Russian TV Channel One Konstantin Ernst expressed appreciation to the head of RSCC Yuri Prokhorov and the staff of the company for long-term fruitful cooperation and support of Channel One’s ideas and initiatives, and for RSCC’s contribution to the advancement of the common cause.
SАTCOMRUS 2020, the XXV anniversary international conference of operators and users of Russia’s satellite communication networks, took place online in October 2020. The event was held with the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, the Federal Communications Agency and the Roscosmos State Corporation. Over 400 specialists from Russia, Great Britain, USA, Canada, Israel, Italy, France, Indonesia, Nigeria, India, and Azerbaijan took part in the digital conference.
On November 10, 2020, annual international seminar NATSATTEL 2020 took place, hosted by Intersputnik IOSC in online format this time. Its main topic was development of national satellite communication systems in Intersputnik member countries, new projects, technologies and opportunities for further growth of national operator networks. Representatives of administrations of national satellite systems of Russia, Azerbaijan and Mongolia took the floor at the plenary session of the seminar.
On November 2, 2020, as part of the Russian High Technologies Week, an online Round Table was held on the following subject: “The Place of Satellite Technologies in the Internet of Things market”. The event was arranged by the FSUE Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) on the initiative of the Federal Communications Agency. More than 130 specialists were connected to the online broadcast of the event.
The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has sent a congratulatory telegram to the head of RSCC Yuri Prokhorov on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
As part of the Russian Week of High Technologies, November 2, 2020 will see an online round table at 13.00 on the subject of “The Place of Satellite Technologies in the Internet of Things Market”. Arranged by RSCC, the event and is held on the initiative of the Federal Communications Agency.
For the buildup of the national satellite constellation to provide digital telecommunication services on the territory of the Russian Federation, two employees of RSCC were awarded the 2020 Russian Government Prize in the field of science and technology.
Russian Satellite Communications Company, Russia’s operator of satellite communications, is now a member of AUTODATA.RUS, the Interbranch Project Consortium. Appropriate documents were signed by Yuri Prokhorov, RSCC Acting General Director.
Last week, the movers and shakers within the Russian space industry gathered virtually at SatComRus to talk about the future for satellite in Russia, and what the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will have on this landscape. Oleg Dukhovnitskiy, Head of the Federal Communications Agency (FCA) in Russia said that satellite communications plays a big role in governance and communications in Russia, and that availability of data is the basis for a better quality of life.
SАTCOMRUS 2020, the XXV anniversary international conference of operators and users of Russia’s satellite communication networks, took place online on October 8, 2020. The event was held with the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, the Federal Communications Agency and the Roscosmos State Corporation. Over 400 specialists from Russia, Great Britain, USA, Canada, Israel, Italy, France, Indonesia, Nigeria, India, Azerbaijan took part in the digital conference.
The international Conference of operators and users of satellite communication networks of the Russian Federation "SАTCOMRUS 2020" will be held with the support of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media.
On July 31, 2020, two spacecrafts, Express-80 and Express-103, ordered by the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC), were launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The new satellites were put into the target geo-transfer orbit and later will be placed in the geostationary orbit at 80° and 96.5° E. The spacecrafts are intended to provide fixed and mobile services; digital TV and radio broadcasting; high-speed Internet access, as well as data transmission across the Russian Federation and abroad. The full-scale functioning is scheduled to commence in January and February 2021.
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