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SATCOMRUS 2020 International Conference will be held on October 8 online

The XXV anniversary international Conference of operators and users of satellite communication networks of the Russian Federation "SАTCOMRUS 2020" will open on October 8, 2020. The event is organized by Russian Satellite Communications Company in partnership with Isatel LLC (a subsidiary of IOSC “Intersputnik”) and will be held online for the first time.

Connectivity demand booms as leisure vessels become safer places to work and rest, reports IEC Telecom

Demand for faster and cheaper connectivity at sea is set to increase as sailing is recognised as a safer place to work, travel and holiday during the Covid-19 pandemic says satcom specialist IEC Telecom, which is experiencing an increase in enquiries from vessel operators in the maritime leisure sector.

IEC Telecom & Thuraya empower critical humanitarian operations with high bandwidth via a portable Rapid Deployment Kit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 August 2020 – Global satellite communications specialist IEC Telecom, along with mobile-satellite service provider Thuraya, introduced its Rapid Deployment Kit (RDK), designed to provide Humanitarian Response Teams with reliable connectivity during COVID-19 and support emergency and disaster relief efforts even in the most remote areas.

New Express-80 and Express-103 communications and broadcasting satellites in target orbit now

On July 31, 2020, two spacecrafts, Express-80 and Express-103, ordered by the Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC), were launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome. The new satellites were put into the target geo-transfer orbit and later will be placed in the geostationary orbit at 80° and 96.5° E.

Intersputnik Invites Tentative Bids for Tender Under the Business Development Program

To make arrangements for the annual tender under the Program for the Development of Business in the Field of Space Communications in the Member Countries of the Organization (’the Program’) we are inviting interested companies to submit tentative bids for 2020.

First webinar for national space agencies and telecommunications regulators, satellite operators, and manufacturers of ground satellite telecommunications equipment from Latin America

July 21, 2020 – Intersputnik, Isatel LLC, the Russian National Committee for the Assistance to the Economic Cooperation with Latin American Countries, and XSAT sponsored the first webinar for national space agencies and telecommunications regulators, satellite operators, and manufacturers of ground satellite telecommunications equipment from Latin America.

Pandemic reveals a need for new connectivity solutions for the fishing industry

Connectivity at sea has never been more important than during these difficult times. New regulations can be introduced at any moment and it is of great importance to ensure that this information is communicated to all marine sectors.

Azercosmos signed a Partnership Agreement with UAE's HorizonSat Company

Baku, June 12, 2020 – Azercosmos has signed a partnership agreement with HorizonSat company, another leading provider of telecommunications, internet and satellite services in the United Arab Emirates.

Azercosmos Signed a Partnership Agreement with Africa’s Space Engineering Company

Baku, June 3, 2020 – Azercosmos has signed a partnership agreement with Space Engineering, which provides telecommunication and Internet services in the African region.


On May 28, 2020, at 13:00 GMT, the first international webinar on the arrangement of satellite communications for Africa took place, prepared by Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) and the Operations Committee of Intersputnik IOSC.

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