Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

COMNEWS invites you and your colleagues to join the 9th International Conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS 2017.

Date and venue: 13-14 April 2017, Moscow Marriott Hotel Novy Arbat (32 Novy Arbat Str., Moscow, Russia)

The conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS is the only event in Russia focusing on satellite communications and broadcasting, manufacturing spacecrafts, rockets and space equipment, spacecraft launch services, space funding and insurance. SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS is annually attended by the representatives of all competitive companies from each market segment: from spacecraft development, manufacturing and launch services to fixed and mobile communication services and Earth remote sensing.

In 2017, the conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS will be timed to coincide with two important dates in world history: the 60th anniversary of putting the first artificial Earth satellite into orbit, and the 50th anniversary of launching the first satellite communications network in the USSR (Orbita). The first sputnik in the world was launched by the USSR on 4 October 1957. Its code name was PS-1 (Simple Satellite). The first satellite network in Russia and the USSR called Orbita started its operation on 2 November 1967. It was established to broadcast the first TV program from Moscow to 20 Russian cities and towns in Siberia, in the Russian Far East and Central Asia, raising the number of Central TV viewers by 20 million people.

Key topics of SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS 2017:

  • Overview of satellite services market in Russia, Europe and the world
  • Satellite communication networks in the era of the new industrial revolution (Industry 4.0)
  • Practical coexistence and cooperation of national and international players in the Russian market
  • Joint manufacturing of space equipment in Russia: aspects of partners’ teamwork
  • National production of spacecrafts, carrier rockets and related devices/components/modules
  • Development of VSAT market and new opportunities for satellite broadband
  • Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite broadcasting: on the way to Ultra HD 4K and 8K
  • Funding for space programs: loans, insurance, legal issues
  • Satellite communications for socially and politically important regions of Russia
  • Internetworking of mobile satellite networks and landline cellular networks
  • Private investment into space: low Earth orbit satellite communication systems, new launch vehicles
  • Practical application of Earth remote sensing systems and geo-information systems in Russia

The conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS 2017 will be joined by regulatory authorities, CEOs of the Russian and foreign satellite operators, television and radio companies,  broadcast network operators, satellite and space equipment manufacturers, launch service providers, financial and insurance companies, consultants, industry-specialized and business journalists, as well as corporate customers using satellite communication services.

More about Satellite Russia & CIS 2017:

  • The main annual event for the Russian and international stakeholders of the satellite communications market to discuss burning issues and share experience;
  • Open dialogue between partners interested in current and future projects in Russia and the CIS;
  • Display of cutting-edge solutions and technologies for business development;
  • Vibrant format and perfect opportunities for business networking.

We hope to see you at the conference in Moscow!


Best Regards,
Tatiana Bocharova,
Conference Producer
COMNEWS Conferences


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For delegate participation, please contact Tatiana Surkova, COMNEWS Head of Delegate Sales COMNEWS

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