Digital TV News: RSCC

Express-80 and Express-103 satellites launched
Aug 3, 2020 – Two satellites, Express-80 and Express-103, ordered by the Russian Satellite Communications Company, have been launched from Baikonur cosmodrome. Full-scale functioning is scheduled to commence in January and February 2021.
News categories: RSCC, Yuri Prokhorov, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Russia, Satellite

Russia's DTH services move from Eutelsat-36A to Express-AMU1
Feb 10, 2016 – On 10 February 2016, in conjunction with Eutelsat, RSCC has switched the Russian DTH services Tricolor TV and NTV+ from Eutelsat-36A to the Express-AMU1 satellite.
News categories: RSCC, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Russia, Satellite

Russia's Express-AM8 satellite starts broadcasting
Dec 1, 2015 – Following the completion of in-orbit testing, Russia’s communications and broadcasting satellite, Express-AM8, has been commissioned, at 14°E. Express-AM8 is intended for TV broadcasting, data and internet access and other communications services.
News categories: RSCC, Yuri Prokhorov, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Russia, Satellite

Express AM8 successfully launched
Sep 15, 2015 – The Express AM8 satellite has been successfully launched. Operated by Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) from an orbital slot at 14°W, Express AM8 services will include broadcasting of digital television and radio.
News categories: Thales Alenia Space, RSCC, ISS Reshetnev, Jean-Loïc Galle, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Latin America, Middle-East, Russia, Satellite

Eutelsat to support Kyrgyz Republic's transition to DTT
Jan 27, 2015 – Eutelsat (Paris:ETL) has announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with RPO RMTR, the public broadcaster of the Kyrgyz Republic, that will accelerate the country’s switch to a fully digital broadcasting environment.
News categories: Eutelsat, Michel Azibert, Bakit Sharshembiev, Content Distribution, CSTB, Digital TV, Kyrgyzstan, Satellite, Terrestrial

RSCC and Romantis to create DTH platform for Africa
Nov 10, 2014 – Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) and Romantis have announced that they are creating a DTH TV platform with African coverage. The package will enable broadcasters to launch national and regional TV programs across Africa.
News categories: Romantis, RSCC, Dr. Harald W. Stange, Yuri Prokhorov, Africa, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Satellite

Express-AM6 DTH satellite put into orbit over Russia
Oct 22, 2014 – Communications and broadcasting satellite Express-AM6 has been launched into orbit. Express-AM6 will be deployed at 53°E, to provide coverage of European Russia, the Urals and Western Siberia as well as the Middle East, Europe and Africa.
News categories: RSCC, Yuri Prokhorov, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Russia, Satellite

Modest revenue growth for satellite operators in 2013
Aug 13, 2014 – According to Euroconsult, the Fixed Satellite Service industry generated $12.2 billion in revenues in 2013, corresponding to 2% growth over revenues in 2012. 60% of revenue-generating FSS operators experienced a revenue growth slowdown in 2013.
News categories: Euroconsult, Nathan de Ruiter, Digital TV, Market Research, Satellite, Worldwide

24% of Russian homes equipped for satellite TV reception
May 15, 2013 – The results of a survey produced by Eutelsat and Ipsos on TV reception modes and trends in Russia has shown that of the 53 million TV homes in Russia, 24% are equipped for Direct-to-Home satellite reception, making satellite the country's leading platform for digital television.
News categories: Eutelsat, RSCC, Ipsos, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Market Research, Russia, Satellite