The Russian state satellite operator Federal State Unitary Enterprise Russian Satellite Communications (RSCC) has successfully completed transfering all traffic previously passed via the satellite Express AM22 to the Express AM6, located in the position of 53°E.
Currently, the Company’s professionals have been working on moving the free satellite Express AM22 from the position of 53°E to the new orbital position of 80,1°E.
The operation of the satellite Express AM22 in that new orbital position is scheduled to start on August 5 this year. This satellite, launched into space by the rocket Proton on December 29, 2013, is designed to provide communication services like digital TV, telephony, videoconferencing, data transmission, in particular broadband data.
The satellite Express AM6 was put into the key orbital position of 53°E on April 22 of present year, providing coverage of Russia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
The company FSUE Russian Satellite Communications actually operates a total of 11 satellites.