The jury and organizers of the contest noted the achievements of the RSCC in the development of satellite and terrestrial infrastructure to support the introduction of new digital TV capabilities in our country.
On January 31, 2018 Moscow hosted the awarding ceremony of the 9th National "Big Digit" Award in the field of multi-channel digital television. The RSCC won a special "Big Digit" award in the nomination "For technological excellence". A special prize for the achievements of the RSCC in the field of development and introduction of new technologies for media and broadcasting companies was presented by Nikolai Orlov, regional vice-president of the European satellite operator Eutelsat.
At the "Big Digit" awarding ceremony the RSCC representatives gave a special prize "For contribution to development of regional satellite broadcasting in Russia" to TV and Radio Company “Dagestan” named for G.M. Kurbanov. According to Lyudmila Mikhaylina, head of the RSCC TV and International Sales Department, "the social impact of regional television and radio broadcasting in our country is highly important. The “Dagestan” TV and radio channel demonstrates outstanding results for the outreach of TV viewers and listeners in its region thanks to satellite technologies, striving to bring interesting and relevant information to every resident of the Republic."