Certain outstanding accomplishments of the domestic satellite telecom were recognized in seven nominations. The award ceremony took place as part of the SATCOMRUS-2016 Conference.
On 6 October 2016, in the course of the SATCOMRUS-2016 Conference in Moscow, the annual SATCOMRUS Awards 2016 ceremony was held. The emcee at the ceremony was Ksenia Dozdova, RSCC Deputy Director-General for business development. The awards were handed out by RSCC Director-General Yuri Prokhorov.
The nominations and awardees were as follows:
“For 45 years of successful cooperation in developing and promoting Russian satellite communications and broadcasting services in international markets” the SATCOMRUS Award went to Intersputnik IOSC.
RTComm.Ru was lauded as “The most dynamically developing satellite communications operator”.
GAZPROMBANK JSC was awarded for “Fruitful cooperation with RSCC in financing the building of communications and broadcasting satellites.
“For substantial contribution to building ground infrastructure and advancement of broadband satellite access in the Ka-band” a SATCOMRUS Award statue went to the Khabarovsk SCC.
AO DB Iskra was awarded “For the best marketing strategy of broadband satellite access services.
“The discovery of the year in broadband satellite access” award went to Isatel LLC, RSCC’s partner in promoting high-speed satellite; Isatel started mounting full-scale efforts in the summer.
The jury was unanimous in awarding the “Objective Pen” award to Leonid Konik, Editor-in-Chief of Comnews information group publications.