The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) is Russia's national 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 145 ° E, covering the entire territory of Russia, CIS, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asian-Pacific region, North and South America, and Australia. As Russia’s national 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-day Express-series spacecraft Express-AM, Express-AT, Express-AMU, and Express-A. 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. RSCC has deployed a modern terrestrial spacecraft control complex, on the basis of which the control and monitoring of not only their own satellites but also those of Eutelsat and other operators. 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.
RSCC is controlled by the Federal Communications Agency (Rossvyaz). www.rscc.ru