On November 26, 2015, Moscow hosted the award ceremony of ComNews Awards 2015, organized by ComNews Conferences. One of the awards went to RSCC, a sure sign that that RSCC performance is recognized both internationally and in the Russian satellite communications market.
The ComNews Awards are given to the best players of the domestic ICT industry, selected on the basis of ratings by independent industry analysts. This year’s awards were based on companies’ performance in 2014.
RSCC was awarded for its accomplishments in renovating the national constellation of communications and broadcasting satellites and participation in implementing the federal target programs. In 2015, RSCC fully completed the building of the space-based and terrestrial infrastructure under the Federal Target Program, Development of TV and radio broadcasting in Russia in 2009-2018. In 2014-2015, six communication and broadcasting satellites were added to the RSCC constellation, nearly doubling its capacity.
Sergei Plotnikov, Director of RSCC Department of information and communication technologies and multimedia services, expressed appreciation of the award and reminded the audience that in September, at the International Summit on Satellite Financing held in Paris, RSCC was recognized as the world’s best regional operator for its performance 2014.