Digital TV News: Yuri Prokhorov

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 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

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

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

RSCC and Eutelsat Partner on Roadmap for Satellite in Russia
Nov 1, 2012 – RSCC (the Russian Satellite Communication Company) and Eutelsat (Euronext Paris: ETL) have announced an agreement whereby Eutelsat will lease capacity for broadcasting and IP services on two RSCC satellites to be launched in 2013 and 2015.
News categories: Eutelsat, RSCC, Content Distribution, Russia, Satellite

RSCC plans satellites for 3D and HDTV in Russia
Apr 22, 2010 – RSCC, the national satellite communications operator of Russia, is planning two new DTH satellites Express-AT1 and Express-AT2. At least 25% capacity on each is to be used for digital TV platforms in 3D and HDTV format for the Russian Federation.
News categories: RSCC, Content Distribution, Russia, Satellite, VR