Innovation Partner
The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC)

The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) is Russia’s satellite communications operator, whose spacecraft ensure global coverage. Established in 1967, the company owns Russia’s largest satellite constellation. The RSCC satellites are positioned along the geostationary orbital arc from 14 ° W up to 140 ° E, covering the entire territory of Russia, CIS, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asian-Pacific region, North and South America, and Australia.

As Russia’s operator of satellite communications services, RSCC is responsible for addressing important state tasks of providing mobile communications services for the Office of the President and the RF Government, and federal TV and radio channels broadcasting within the territory of Russia and of most countries of the world. The company is actively involved in the implementation of top-priority national projects, working closely with the Russian state authorities in the field of information and telecommunication systems and broadcasting.

RSCC provides a full range of communications and broadcasting services using its own terrestrial technical facilities and satellite constellation, which includes up-to-date Express-series spacecraft Express-AM, Express-AT and Express-AMU. The company’s satellites provide ample opportunities for the broadcasting organizations, broadband Internet access, data transmission, videoconferencing, VSAT networks, departmental and corporative communications networks in any region of the globe.

The company includes five space communications centers (SCC): Dubna, Medvezhyi Ozera, Skolkovo, Zheleznogorsk, Khabarovsk, and Shabolovka Technical Centre in Moscow, as well as its own high-speed fiber-optic digital network.

General Partners
The company "ISS" them. Academician M. F. Reshetnev "

The company "ISS" them. Academician M. F. Reshetnev "

Joint Stock Company "Information Satellite Systems" named after Academician MF Reshetnev "is the Russian leader in the creation of spacecraft for communication, television broadcasting, relaying, navigation and geodesy, which provide consumers with access to modern information services and improve the quality of life of millions of people.

Many years of experience in design and development activities, a modern production and experimental base, the use of advanced technologies and highly qualified personnel - all this allows us to manufacture products that meet international quality and reliability standards.

The work of the company's specialists in the design and manufacture of satellites is aimed at the socio-economic development of the country. The company strives to strengthen its leadership positions in the domestic and international space technology market and continuously improves the quality, reliability and competitiveness of its products, using innovative engineering solutions in its creation.

For 61 years, the company's specialists have created about 1300 spacecraft, put into operation about 50 space systems and complexes. At present, 2/3 of the Russian orbital constellation are satellites developed and manufactured by ISS. They operate in all types of orbits and provide services to users all over the planet.

Gazprom Space Systems JSC (GSS)

Gazprom Space Systems JSC (GSS) carries out space activities in the field of creation and operation of telecommunication and geo-information systems in the interests of Russian and foreign customers. GSS has created, and now operates and develops Yamal satellite communications and broadcasting system, as well as SMOTR aerospace monitoring system, and provides telecommunication and geo-information services. 
GSS mainly provides Yamal satellite fleet capacity. The advanced ground infrastructure enables provision of satellite telecommunication services, including data transmission, trunking, backhaul, satellite broadband, TV broadcasting. In addition, with the use of it’s own Aerospace Monitoring Center, GSS provides a whole range of geo-information services on the basis of UAV and space imagery.


Incorporated in 2000, RTComm.RU JSC is a leader in the Russian telecommunications market and center of the satellite competence in the Rostelecom group of companies.   

The satellite access provided by RTComm.RU JSC is a significant element of building corporate networks, especially for the companies featuring a widespread branch network.

The RTComm.RU group of companies includes the companies providing services intended for the strategic stability of client businesses.

RTComm.RU JSC has one of the most far-reaching satellite networks in Russia, thus, it is able to provide clients with the satellite-based access in the most hard-to-reach places and remote territories.

RTCOMM operates eight central land satellite communication stations in the Ku-band servicing more than 9,000 VSAT terminals. RTCOMM uses the equipment of the leading world manufacturers such as Hughes Network Systems and Gilat Satellite Networks to provide prime services.

RTCOMM uses the Russian segment of the Globalstar satellite system (GlobalTel JSC), including 32 low-earth-orbit satellites and 3 satellite access stations located near Moscow, in Novosibirsk and Khabarovsk, to provide services of mobile satellite communication and M2M.


Intersputnik, one of the world’s first satellite operators uniting 26 countries, is a full-scale supplier of satellite capacity and engineering solutions on the global market. Intersputnik’s core business is leasing satellite capacity to telecommunications operators and broadcasters under agreements with partner operators: RSCC, Eutelsat, Intelsat, ABS, Azerspace, Belintersat. Intersputnik also offers its customers a full set of solutions in the field of satellite network installation and operation via its proprietary subsidiary Isatel. In cooperation with partners, Intersputnik is implementing full-scale projects aimed at procuring and deploying spacecraft in Intersputnik's own orbital positions.

Bronze Sponsors
Hughes Network Systems

About Hughes Network Systems

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years since 1971, provides broadband equipment and services; managed services featuring smart, software-defined networking; and end-to-end network operation for millions of consumers, businesses, governments and communities worldwide. The Hughes flagship Internet service, HughesNet®, connects more than 1.5 million subscribers across the Americas, and the Hughes JUPITER™ System powers Internet access for tens of millions more worldwide. Hughes supplies more than half the global satellite terminal market to leading satellite operators, in-flight service providers, mobile network operators and military customers. A managed network services provider, Hughes supports nearly 500,000 enterprise sites with its HughesON™ portfolio of wired and wireless solutions. Headquartered in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes is owned by EchoStar. To learn more, visit or follow HughesConnects on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About EchoStar

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments. For more information, visit Follow @EchoStar on Twitter.

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) is a leading provider of satellite broadband products and services. Gilat develops and manufactures a wide range of high-performance satellite terrestrial segment equipment oriented to nowadays HTS satellites and consumer market. Gilat offers a comprehensive line of terminals for all types of users and applications: B2C, B2B, B2O, including mobile terminals and terminals for main channels. Also Gilat provides network management services and projects turn-key implementation, including installation, starting-up and adjustment works, and support.

Operators, enterprises and service providers in 90 countries all over the world use Gilat effective and reliable satellite telecommunication solutions. Satellite HTS networks in Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America are built today on the base of Gilat innovative solutions. Today several thousand aircraft have been equipped with Gilat satellite modems. Gilat is the world leader in providing CBH (Cellular Backhaul) services for mobile operators - leading mobile operators around the world choose Gilat to build their networks in hard-to-reach places. Moreover, Gilat holds a leading position in manufacturing antennas and networks for broadband satellite communications in move, for cars, airplanes, trains, yachts, etc.

Gilat has been present in Russian market since 2000. In 2009, a full-fledged subsidiary named Gilat Satellite Networks (Eurasia) Ltd. with its office in Moscow was opened. The Russian company is staffed by a highly professional team of specialists who sell equipment and complex services for installation, warranty maintenance, technical support and repair of VSAT equipment. For many years Gilat equipment has been actively used by key Russian telecommunications companies. The presence of a full-fledged Russian company allows selling equipment in rubles and providing services for satellite networks turn-key installation and adjustment, network management outsourcing, technical support, equipment repair, and specialists training.

Thales Alenia Space

Combining 40 years of experience and a unique diversity of expertise, talents and cultures, Thales Alenia Space architects design and deliver high technology solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures. Governments, institutions and companies rely on Thales Alenia Space to design, operate and deliver satellite-based systems that help them position and connect anyone or anything, everywhere, help observe our planet, help optimize the use of our planet's – and our solar system’s – resources. Thales Alenia Space believes in space as humankind’s new horizon, which will enable to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth. A joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space also teams up with Telespazio to form the parent companies’ Space Alliance, which offers a complete range of services and solutions. Thales Alenia Space posted consolidated revenues of about 2.15 billion euros in 2019 and has around 7,700 employees in nine countries.

Tehnology partners
Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies is a leading technology company that helps its engineering, enterprise and service provider customers optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight’s solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. In April 2017, Keysight acquired Ixia, a leader in network test, visibility, and security. 

Gazprom AIT LLC

Gazprom AIT LLC is a company implementing a project of Assembly, Integration and Test Facility (AIT).
AIT Facility is being created on the basis of advanced assembly, integration and testing technologies and will enable the guaranteed replenishment of orbital communication and Earth Observation constellations with competitive Russian-developed satellites. 
The implementation of the AIT project will ensure the creation of modern spacecraft at the level of the world leading manufacturers’ standards of space technology in the interests of the Gazprom Group and a wide range of third-party customers. 
There will be provided the full technological range of assembly and testing of space technology within one compact production building. 
The AIT Facility will produce communication and EO satellites of large and medium dimensions, as well as small serial spacecraft for multi-satellite systems. In addition, AIT Facility will provide services for the assembly, integration and testing of space equipment and its components. 
The AIT Facility will be put into operation in 2022.

Session Sponsor
Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services is a network-native digital services company and the global enterprise division of the Orange Group. It connects, protects and innovates for enterprises around the world to support sustainable business growth. Leveraging its connectivity and system integration expertise throughout the digital value chain, Orange Business Services is well placed to support global businesses in areas such as software-defined networks, multi-cloud services, Data and AI, smart mobility services, and cybersecurity. It securely accompanies enterprises across every stage of the data lifecycle end-to-end, from collection, transport, storage and processing to analysis and sharing.

With companies thriving on innovation, Orange Business Services places its customers at the heart of an open collaborative ecosystem. This includes its 28,500 employees, the assets and expertise of the Orange Group, its technology and business partners, and a pool of finely selected start-ups. More than 3,000 multinational enterprises, as well as two million professionals, companies and local communities in France, put their trust in Orange Business Services.

With the Participation of
Russian company Information Space Center “Severnaya Corona”

Russian company Information Space Center “Severnaya Corona” works at the high end market more than 25 years. Primary focus of the Company is the design of ground-based and satellite radio systems of different application.

The Company is fully engaged in the design of advanced satellite systems and networks, among them are high elliptical-orbit systems (Express-RV, Rosinfocom). Skills set of the Company includes analysis and estimate of technical characteristics and capabilities of designed systems, such as orbit construction, high assurance coverage, multipath coverage, radio link energy.

The Company specializes in development of vertical software for satellite and ground-based communication systems design. It is one of the Top Companies who supply proprietary software for professional users. More than 300 companies from Russia and also from near-abroad countries are authorized users of software, developed by the Company.


Russian Space Systems, JSC, (RSS)

Russian Space Systems, JSC, (RSS) is one of the global leaders in the space systems & equipment industry. For 75 years we have been designing, developing, testing, supplying, and operating space-related on-board and ground equipment and information systems.

RSS products and services for governmental and commercial customers in Russia and throughout the world set new standards in global satellite navigation, security, telecommunications, meteorology, Earth observation and remote space research projects. We have created and keep developing the global navigational satellite system GLONASS. The unrivaled RSS expertise is implemented in the state-of-the-art satellite ground control systems. Our latest technologies ensure the highest level of safety for cargo and manned spacecraft launches and flights. Due to our highly-skilled team, exceptional experience and advanced manufacturing capabilities, we are one of the leading on-board equipment and intelligent systems suppliers for ISS and the majority of national space programs. RSS is a subsidiary of the Roscosmos State Corporation.

As a Russian space systems and equipment industry integrator we combined the experience and facilities of industry leaders: Research Institute of Precision Instruments (RIPI, JSC), Scientific Research Production Corporation of Measuring Equipment (SPC ME, JSC), Research Institute for Physical Measurement (RIPM, JSC), Special Research Bureau of Moscow Power Engineering Institute (SRB MPEI, JSC), Orion Scientific Production Organization (SPO Orion, JSC).

Zond Holding Inc.

Zond Holding Inc. is a Russian company that has been operating in telecommunications since 1996.

The company's main business is to provide satellite communications services.

Currently, the Zond Holding satellite network is one of the largest Russian digital satellite communications networks. The network includes more than 100 satellite links in 18 regions of the Russian Federation.

Zond Holding employs highly qualified satellite communications specialists, which allows us to solve complex problems in the development of communications in Russia at the modern scientific and technical level.

NEBO Global Communications LLC (NEBO GC)

NEBO Global Communications LLC (NEBO GC) was founded in 2015 and is member of Next Media group, engaged in media and high-tech projects along with telecommunications, with an aim to create an integrated value chain.

NEBO GC’s main lines of business are: production of SkyKit terrestrial subscriber stations for satellite communications, operator activities, designing advanced satellite communications systems and innovative phased array antennas for a variety of applications, including satellite, terrestrial (including 5G) and radar systems.  

Since 2018, NEBO GC has been a resident of Skolkovo.

General Exponent
Sviaz 2021 – 33rd International Exhibition for Information and Communication Technology

Sviaz 2021 – 33rd International Exhibition for Information and Communication Technology.

Sviaz: The Year’s Top Event for Information and Communications Industry.

Russia’s largest business networking platform for industry players to find suppliers, generate sales leads, create new solutions and identify development trends in IT and telecom sectors.

Sviaz was launched in 1975 to become the largest event in Russia and Eastern Europe devoted to telecommunications and information technologies.

Sviaz is a part of Russian Week of High Technologies, which brings together several exhibitions, forums and conferences on information technologies, telecommunications, navigation and telematics. Russian Week of High Technologies is a cross-industry platform for the creation and development of the digital economy infrastructure in Russia. In 2020 the Week celebrates its five year anniversary.

15-18 June 2021, Expocentre Fairground, Moscow, Russia.