International conference of operators and users of the satellite communications network in Russia

Satellite Industry Strategy 2030: Invest Program Criteria


Oct 8, 2020

9.30 - 10.00


10.00 – 11.30

Plenary session. Digital technology development trends and satellite industry transformation
Moderator: Ksenia Drozdova, RSCC Deputy Director General, Chairperson of the Operations Committee of IOSC “Intersputnik”

  • Strength test. Scenarios of telecom industry development during and after the pandemic. Isolation lessons (infrastructure safety margin, whether investment program criteria will change).
  • Prospects for the allocation of frequencies for the development of 5G networks (tbc).
  • Global satellite projects of today. The "Sphere" project and the place of satellite communication and broadcasting systems in it.
  • Role and place of satellite communications in the digital economy of the Russian Federation.
  • ISS JSC plans for development of satellite platforms and creation of prospective spacecrafts.
  • New trends and new orbits of RSCC.
  • Oleg Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation (tbc)
  • Andrey Zheglov, Deputy Director of the State Policy in the Field of Communications Department
  • Yuri Urlichich, First Deputy Director General for the Development of the Orbital Group and Priority Projects, Roscosmos (tbc)
  • Oleg Dukhovnitskiy, Head of the Federal communications Agency
  • Yuri Vilkov, Deputy Director General – Deputy General Designer for Development and Innovations, ISS-Reshetnev Company
  • Yuri Prokhorov, Acting Director General, RSCC
  • Denis Kuskov, CEO, the Telecom Daily information and analytical agency

11.30 – 11.45


11.45 – 13.15

Session 2. Digital wars. Battle for bandwidth: satellite operators vs. 5G operators. Who wins and why? Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the power balance in the telecom industry
Moderator: Leonid Konik, Chief Editor of PG “ComNews” publications

  • Role of satellite communications in 5G ecosystem.
  • Future of 5G networks from the standpoint of an international satellite operator.
  • Issues of standardization of 5G satellite component in international organizations.
  • Role of satellites in 5G networks development. Standardization in 3GPP Release-17.
  • 5G: Battle for C-band in different areas of the world. News from the fields.
  • Impact of COVID-19 on satellite communications industry: challenges and opportunities.
  • Pandemic: a moment of truth or a window of opportunities for satellite communication operators? Points of growth? Subscriber metamorphosis scenarios, ARPU forecast, portrait of a client who survived the pandemic.
  • Evgeny Buydinov, Deputy Director General, RSCC
  • Nikolay Orlov, Regional Vice-President Eutelsat S.A
  • Victor Strelets, Scientific consultant, Chairman ITU-R Study Group 4
  • Sasha Sirotkin, 3GPP RAN3 Vice Chairman, Intel
  • Mark Guthrie, Chief Commercial Officer, Azercosmos
  • Andrey Kirillovich, Director of Integration and Turnkey Projects, RSCC
  • Sergey Pekhterev, shareholder, Ka-Internet JSC

13.15 – 13.30


13.30 – 15.00

Session 3. Global reload of broadcast and media industry (with participation of TMT Conference).
Moderator: Sergey Plotnikov, Director of the Infocommunications technologies & multimedia services Department, RSCC


  • Will the ‘TV sharks’ survive in the new media content consumption environment?
    • How will the media consumption change after the lockdown?
    • Will video services hold up to the subscription base growth?
    • What role will be played by Netflix and NMG in the online cinema turf war?
    • What will it cost operators to increase traffic on networks during the pandemic?
    • Will the pandemic cause a deficit of new video content?
    • How do broadcasters integrate User Generated Content in their projects?
  • A whirlwind on the Russian media and telecom market: will ecosystems take the lead?
    • Subscription model within ecosystems: success formula or marketing trick?
    • What role do infrastructure operators have in building ecosystems?
    • What consumer services and what content should a media ecosystem include?
  • Alexander Shirokikh, General Director, National Association of Broadcasters
  • Yulia Shakhmanova, CEO, Satellite TV (STV)
  • Kirill Makhnovskiy, CEO, Orion Group
  • Anton Volodkin, head of Wink service, Rostelecom
  • Andrey Gromkovsky, Vice President for Russia and CIS, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Challenge)
  • Anna Ivanova, Director of new distribution channels development, Rambler Group

15.00 – 15.15


15.15 – 17.15

Session 4. Trends of mass service satellite networks’ development.
Moderator: Evgeny Buydinov, Deputy Director General, RSCC

  • ELO: Eutelsat low-orbit communications system.
  • Kinéis: low-orbit location and data exchange system.
  • IoT Marathon multi-satellite data system: service competitiveness conditions.
  • “Gonets satellite communications system” development prospects.
  • Development of Gilat Satellite Networks business on market for Non-GEO Satellite Orbits (NGSO).
  • Telecom business requirements for non-geostationary satellite systems.
  • Customer equipment for NGSO satellite communication systems.
  • Plans of satellite operators and manufacturers to develop business in low-orbit satellite communications system.
  • The Connected future.
  • Corporate VSAT market. Extremum points in 2020.

  • Nikolay Orlov, Regional Vice-President Eutelsat S.A.
  • Alexandre Salman, general director, ES-PAS (representative of Kinéis in Russia)
  • Valentin Anpilogov, Deputy General Director, JSC “VSAT-TEL"
  • Maksim Diordiev, Head of Satellite Systems Application Division
  • JSC "Satellite system "Gonets"
  • Konstantin Lanin, Head of Representative Office, Regional Director Russia & CIS Business, Hughes Network Systems, LLC
  • Sergey Stepanenko, Technical director, AltegroSky Group of Companies
  • Danila Medvedev, Director of Technical Business Development, Gilat Satellite Networks (Eurasia) LLC
  • Andrey Romulov, Technical director, Iskra Group of Companies
  • Didier Le Boulc’h, Vice President, Strategy and Telecommunications Solutions at Thales Alenia Space
  • Vincent Guermonprez, Business Development Director, Telecommunication Satellites, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Inessa Glazkova, Executive Director, Nebo Global Communication Communications

17.15 – 17.20


17.20 – 17.35

“SatComRus Award 2020” ceremony. Summary of the marketing campaign "For the 75th Anniversary of the Victory" organized by RSCC jointly with Ka-band partners.


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    Oleg Dukhovnitsky, Rossvyaz

  •  Oleg Dukhovnitsky and Youri Prokhorov

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  •  Youri Prokhorov, RSCC

    Youri Prokhorov, RSCC

  •  Igor Chursin, Rossvyaz

    Igor Chursin, Rossvyaz

  •  Oleg Dukhovnitsky, Rozzsvyaz and Alexander Ganin, RSCC

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