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16 June 2021
Gazprom Space Systems participates in the Russian Week of High Technologies
The Russian Week of High Technologies is taking place in Moscow in June 15 - 18. It brings together the international exhibition Svyaz-2021, the Navitech-2021 forum, the CSTB Telecom & Media forum and expo, and offers an extensive business program.
4 June 2021
MaximaTelecom and Gazprom Space Systems agreed on Technological Partnership
MaximaTelecom, specializing in the city and transport digitalization, and Russian satellite operator JSC Gazprom Space Systems, within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, concluded the Cooperation Agreement for the digital development and the joint use of the technological potential of the companies to promote the growth of the socio-economic level of the Russian Federation.
23 April 2021
Yamal satellites were used to broadcast the message of the President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly
On April 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual message to the Federal Assembly.
21 April 2021
Gazprom and Roskosmos suggest to create a system for geotechnical monitoring of hazardous production facilities
On April 20, 2020, a meeting was chaired by Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, and Yuri Urlichich, First Deputy General Director of Roscosmos State Corporation.
12 April 2021
Satellite Russia & CIS: satellite communication has good prospects to take its rightful place in 5G ecosystems, IoT and the digital economy
Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) was a general partner of the XIII International Conference Satellite Russia & CIS, taking place on April 8-9 in Moscow. The organizer of the event is ComNews Information Group.
10 February 2021
Viasat, Gazprom Space Systems, TMC Sign Strategic MOU Establishing a Multi-Year Roadmap of Cooperation to Bring In-Flight Connectivity Services to Russia
Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) and Russian telecom operator TMC LLC (TMC) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that aims to advance in-flight connectivity (IFC) for airlines flying into and over Russia.
31 December 2020
Gazprom and Roscosmos expand cooperation in terms satellite systems development and use
The meeting was chaired by Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Yuri Urlichich, First Deputy General Director of Roscosmos State Corporation.
15 December 2020
Gazprom Space Systems at The Global Top 20
Gazprom Space Systems again entered the top twenty of the world ranking of global satellite telecommunication companies (The Global Top 20), compiled by the World Teleport Association (WTA).
23 September 2020
Axelspace and Gazprom Space Systems cooperate on Earth Observation projects for the energy sector
Axelspace Corporation (Japan) and Gazprom Space Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding providing for joint activities to expand opportunities for Earth Observation data usage and informed decisions making.
7 May 2020
Thousands of broadband terminals are on the way to end users
The next part of satellite broadband terminals was shipped to Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) for further delivery to its dealers and distribution networks.
30 April 2020
Digital multiplex packages of Russian TV channels were uplinked to Yamal-601 satellite
Six packages of first and second multiplexes and 15 channels of regional content were uplinked to the satellite, operating at 49°E orbital slot. In total there were utilized 220 MHz of C-band capacity on Yamal-601 for this purpose.
25 November 2019
Gazprom commences construction of modern satellite production center with support of Roscosmos
A ceremonial event celebrating the Gazprom’s start in construction of a spacecraft Assembly Integration and Test Facility (AIT Facility) took place today in Shchelkovo, Moscow Region
22 July 2019
Yamal-601 control transferred to Gazprom Space Systems
On July 19th, Thales Alenia Space completely transferred control of the Yamal-601 satellite to the operational divisions of Gazprom Space Systems.
7 June 2019
Gazprom Space Systems concluded a contract with Moscow Region Administration
On June 7th, within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum the Governor of the Moscow region, Andrey Vorobiev, and Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, Dmitry Sevastiyanov, signed the Cooperation Agreement on building a spacecraft assembly and integration facility in Shchelkovo district.
30 May 2019
Yamal-601 satellite is sent into orbit
The Yamal-601 telecommunications satellite was launched by Proton-M launch vehicle on May 30th, at 8:42 pm Moscow time from Baikonur in Kazakhstan.
29 August 2018
Gazprom Space Systems and Gilat sign a Contract and Cooperation Agreement
On August 29, 2018 at the main office of Gazprom Space Systems in Shchelkovo there was signed the Cooperation Agreement between Gazprom Space Systems and Gilat Satellite Networks
27 August 2018
Red Bull Air Race was broadcasted via Yamal-402 satellite
For the second year in a row Kazan becomes one of the eight cities in the world, hosting the stages of the Red Bull Air Race. As a year ago, Yamal-402 satellite capacity has been used to broadcast the competitions from Kazan to Europe.
30 July 2018
Gazprom Space Systems has provided satellite communication on the Silk Way Rally 2018
Silk Way Rally was held in the period from 21st to 27th of July in Russia. Within this event, Gazprom Space Systems provided satellite channels for high-speed Internet access and technological communication at bivouacs and special sections of the route.
4 May 2018
Bulgarian Telecommunications Company partners with Gazprom Space Systems to deliver VSAT data and broadcast services
Gazprom Space Systems concluded contract with Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (VIVACOM), to provide satellite capacity for VSAT data and broadcasting services.
28 September 2017
Yamal-300К satellite «participated» in Tour de Timor race
Tour de Timor 2017, the most known cycle race in Asia, took place in East Timor.
20 April 2017
Gazprom Space Systems Will Deliver HorizonSat Yamal-402 Satellite Capacity for Providing Services in Africa

Gazprom Space Systems, Russian Satellite Operator and HorizonSat (United Arab Emirates), a leading satellite services provider, concluded contract for Yamal-402 satellite capacity use.

15 March 2017
Yamal-401 connected Tokyo and Istanbul

Yamal-401 satellite with its unique wide and powerful footprints made it possible to connect Tokyo and Istanbul (about 9 000 kilometers direct line). The satellite channel was implemented by Turkish News Agency NewTR for covering the visit of the King of Saudi Arabia to Japan.

15 February 2017
Yamal-402 Satellite Was Used for Soccer 2017 Africa Cup of Nations’
Yamal-402 satellite capacity was used for Soccer 2017 Africa Cup of Nations’ recently held in Gabon. This broadcasting was implemented by Equinoxe Televison Cameroun company.
9 January 2017
Gazprom Space Systems takes again the leading positions in the ratings of the World Teleport Association

The World Teleport Association (WTA) published its annual rankings for the satellite telecommunication companies.

29 November 2016
Yamal-402 satellite capacity is used for delivering services to Ghana

Gazprom Space Systems signed a contract with Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services. In accordance with this contract Gilat Satellite Networks starts using satellite capacity of Yamal-402 Southern Beam.

21 November 2016
Gazprom Space Systems confirmed compliance of the Company Quality Management System with ISO 9001 Standard requirements

Gazprom Space Systems renewed the Compliance Certificate of the Company Quality Management System with the requirements of the international standard ISO 9001–2011 (ISO 9001:2008).

6 June 2016
Welcome Tour on Children's Day
June the 1st is known as International Children's Day. Gazprom Space Systems celebrated this event inviting employees’ children to the Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo.
18 May 2016
Cameroon TV Channels Start Broadcasting on Yamal-402
Gazprom Space Systems concluded contracts with several TV channels from Cameroon for use of Yamal-402 satellite capacity in Southern Beam.
13 April 2016
GIFAS delegation visited Gazprom Space Systems
The representatives of French Aerospace Industries Association (GIFAS) attended the Telecommunication center of Gazprom Space Systems.
9 March 2016
Yamal-402 is being actively used for SNG in Africa

During Cabsat-2016 exhibition Gazprom Space Systems concluded an Agreement on Yamal-402 satellite capacity delivery for SNG services provision on African market.

25 February 2016
GroundPort concludes contract with Gazprom Space Systems to expand communications services for the Caucasus region

GroundPort Limited («GroundPort»), an Irish system integrator and service provider, and («Gazprom Space Systems» («GSS»), a Russian-based satellite operator, signed the Contract, whereunder «Yamal-202» satellite capacity (C-band) will be used to provide communication services to corporate users in the Caucasus region.

18 February 2016
SpeedCast partners with Gazprom Space Systems to expand communications services for energy sector in Africa

SpeedCast International Limited, a leading global satellite telecommunications service provider, today announced a new agreement with Gazprom Space Systems, a Russian-based satellite operator, to expand satellite communications services in Africa.

17 February 2016
Students of the International Space University learned about Gazprom Space Systems’ activity
On February 16th, 2016 students and lecturers of the International Space University (Strasbourg, France) visited Gazprom Space Systems’ Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo. It was the second visit, the first one was one year ago.
25 January 2016
SingTel partners with Gazprom to extend greater reach in Middle East and Asia

Asia’s leading communication group, Singtel has entered into a new agreement with Russian Satellite Operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to augment its satellite capacity over Middle East and Asia region.

19 January 2016
Sat-Space Africa doubled the amount of leased capacity on Yamal-402 satellite
The directors of Sat-Space Africa and Gazprom Space Systems have signed a new Contract in accordance with which Sat-Space Africa doubled the amount of leased capacity on Yamal-402 satellite.
17 December 2015
Gazprom Space Systems is again in the world ratings of the fastest growing satellite telecommunications companies
The World Teleport Association published its annual rankings for the satellite telecommunication companies.
4 September 2015
Gazprom Space Systems and ChinaSatcom agreed to develop cooperation between the companies
On the 4th of September China Satellite Communications delegation headed by its president Mr. Chao Zhuo visited Gazprom Space Systems headquarter and Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo, Moscow region.
22 July 2015
One of the biggest US teleports started operation via Yamal-300K 183E satellite
Having successfully relocated Yamal-300K satellite into the 183 degrees East orbital position, Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) of Moscow Region, Russia started cooperation with U.S. Electrodynamics, Inc. (USEI) of Brewster, Washington, USA for teleport services.
26 June 2015
Dmitry Sevastiyanov was elected the Director General of Gazprom Space Systems for another 5 years
On June 23 the Board of Directors of Gazprom Space Systems unanimously made a decision to elect Dmitry Sevastiyanov the Director General of the company from June 23, 2015 with the term of appointment constituting 5 years (till June 23, 2020).
16 June 2015
Yamal-300K satellite is put in operation in the new orbital position
After Yamal-300K relocation to 183E orbital position and testing, it was brought into commercial operation in this new position.
16 April 2015
Relocation of Yamal-300К into new orbital position
On April 15 the campaign started the relocation of Yamal-300К satellite from the orbital position 90oE to the slot 183oE.
23 March 2015
Yamal-300K is under preparation to be relocated to the East
In early April the planned relocation of Yamal-300K Satellite from 90E to 183E orbital position has to be started.
12 March 2015
Yamal-202 Satellite is still in demand in the Middle East
New contract, signed at CABSAT-2015 exhibition in Dubai for Yamal-202 satellite capacity use, evidences that, Yamal-202 is still popular in the Middle East, despite some slowdown in demand for satellite capacity in the region.
11 March 2015
IABG develops business on Yamal-402 Satellite
Today at CABSAT-2015 exhibition (Dubai, UAE) Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General, Gazprom Space Systems, and Frank Bauner, CEO, IABG, signed new contract on Yamal-402 satellite capacity utilization. Thus IABG becomes one of the biggest Yamal-402 satellite capacity consumers.
10 March 2015
Expanding cooperation with Bentley Walker
10.03.2015 at Cabsat-2015 Exhibition in Dubai Gazprom Space Systems and Bentley Walker (UK) signed a new contract for use of Yamal-402 satellite capacity.
6 March 2015
Broadcast for Parliament Elections in Lesotho through Yamal-402
28.02.2015 Parliament Elections were held in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Telemedia (South Africa), Gazprom Space Systems customer and partner participated in Occasional Use broadcasting at locations. Yamal-402 55E Southern Beam was used to broadcast this event.
4 March 2015
International Space University Visits Gazprom Space Systems
On the 3rd of March 2015 the professors and students from International Space University (ISU) located in Strasbourg (France) visited Gazprom Space Systems Telecommunication Center in Shchelkovo.
31 January 2015
Internet Technology Angola and Gazprom Space Systems are expanding their cooperation over Yamal-402 in a new Teleport in Luanda
Internet Technology Angola (ITA), the leading Angolan Internet Service Provider has launch a new service with Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) for IP connectivity in Angola.
31 January 2015
Sat-Space Africa and Gazprom Space Systems are expanding their business over Yamal-402 for their new satellite HUB in South Africa
Sat-Space Africa, a leading IP connectivity company, has signed with Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to provide space segment for their new hub in Johannesburg.
22 January 2015
GSS started services provision on Yamal-401
Having completed the orbital tests GSS has started capacity and services provision on Yamal-401.
20 January 2015
Gazprom Space Systems and Sonema cooperation
Gazprom Space Systems and Sonema continue their successful cooperation providing telecommunication solutions to Oil & Gas and banking industries in Africa.
15 December 2014
Yamal-401 satellite is carried into the GEO
December 15, 2014 at 12:17 p.m. Moscow time Yamal-401 telecommunication satellite separated from the Breeze-M upper stage on the GEO and was taken under control by Gazprom Space Systems.
9 December 2014
Lesotho TV on Yamal-402 satellite
Gazprom Space Systems and Telemedia (South Africa) develop cooperation on Yamal-402 55E Southern Beam.
14 November 2014
Globecomm continues to benefit from Gazprom Space Systems Satellite Yamal-402’s excellent EMEA coverage
Gazprom Space Systems continues to expand their successful relationship with Globecomm by signing a new contract for additional capacity on Yamal-402.
Globecomm purchased additional satellite capacity for a total of 36MHz on Yamal-402 European beam to serve customers in the Europe, Middle East and African (EMEA) region.
3 October 2014
Angola Government TV Channels Now Broadcast on Yamal-402 Satellite
Telemedia (Republic of South Africa) and Gazprom Space Systems implemented broadcast of TV channels for the biggest Angola Government TV corporation Televisio Publica De Angola (TPA) via Yamal-402 satellite. Gazprom Space Syatems and Telemedia signed the contract under which the Russian satellite operator provides Yamal-402 Southern Beam satellite capacity.
22 September 2014
During the conference in Kenya Gazprom Space Systems and iSAT Africa signed the Contract
East Africa com, held in Nairobi (Kenya) annually, is the regional conference where communication operators from Eastern Africa region assemble to discuss the directions for development of the industry.
17 September 2014
CETel leases Yamal-402 capacity
Germany based well-known satellite communication service provider CETel started using Yamal-402 European beam capacity, thereby enlarging list of GSS customers in the International market.
16 September 2014
Gazprom Space Systems signed Contract with Bentley Walker
Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General Gazprom Space Systems and Anthony Walker, CEO, Bentley Walker signed the Contract at IBC 2014, held in Amsterdam now, under which Bentley Walker will use Yamal-402 satellite capacity for broadband service delivery in the African area.
15 September 2014
Onlime Started Using Yamal-402 Satellite Capacity
Gasprom Space Systems now has a new customer. At IBC 2014 forum Gazprom Space Systems signed the Contract with Onlime (former CET Teleport), well known German satellite service provider and system integrator, for the use of Yamal-402 satellite capacity.
15 September 2014
Cobbett Hill expands business on Yamal-402 satellite
Cobbett Hill Earth Station expanded its VSAT networks in EMEA operating via Yamal-402 satellite after signing the according contract at the IBC 2014 show in Amsterdam.
13 September 2014
Castor expands its cooperation with Gazprom Space Systems
Castor Networks (the Netherlands) has expanded cooperation with Gazprom Space Systems after signing the contract for the use of additional Yamal-402 satellite capacity for a maritime project in the area of Nova Zemlya Island at IBC 2014 Exhibition.
10 September 2014
Gazprom Space Systems – a Regional Satellite Operator of the Year
On the World Satellite Business Week, taking place now in Paris Gazprom Space Systems is recognized by the world community as the best regional operator who has shown the most impressive growth in 2013 (Regional Satellite Operator of the Year).
6 August 2014
Yamal-202 satellite capacity is use for the fields development in the Caspian Sea
ST Teleport (Singapore), a well-known satellite telecommunication services provider, increased the Yamal-202 satellite capacity volume leased to organize communication links for the benefit of the large oil and gas company from the South-East Asia, which will use these links when developing the fields in the Caspian Sea.
8 July 2014
Gazprom Space Systems improved its position in the world rating of satellite operators
According to 2013 results Gazprom Space Systems went three positions up in the list of the global top fixed satellite services operators published by the well-known Space News. Now the company is on the 21st place in the rating.
26 June 2014
Annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place
June 26, 2014 annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place.
24 June 2014
Results of Gazprom Space Systems delegation participation in CommunicAsia 2014
On June 17-20, 2014 the largest telecommunication and information technology event in Asia CommunicAsia was held in Singapore for the 25th time.
28 April 2014
Sat Space Africa expands its business on Yamal-402
Sat Space Africa (Namibia), a well-known provider of reliable and cost-effective services of the Internet access on the African continent, have started using Yamal-402 satellite capacity in October last year. Since then the volume of the leased capacity by this company has increased two times.
24 April 2014
Yamal-401 satellite will help to arrange communications in Yakutia
The using of Yamal satellite system will help to provide citizens of the remote areas in Yakutia with the modern and high-quality communications, as per the website of Egor Borisov, President of the Republic of Yakutia.
14 April 2014
Minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russia visited Gazprom Space Systems
On April 11, 2014 Nikolay Nikiforov, Minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russia, made a working visit to Gazprom Space Systems in Shchelkovo, Moscow region.
13 March 2014
One more contract is signed for satellite capacity provision to serve the African market
Today on the last day of CABSAT 2014 international exhibition Gazprom Space Systems signed one more contract for Yamal-402 satellite capacity provision with Intersat company (Kenya). This capacity will be used to provide the satellite Internet access in Africa.
11 March 2014
GSS signed contract with ICCES (Saudi Arabia) at CABSAT 2014 show
During CABSAT 2014 show in Dubai Gazprom Space Systems signed the contract with a well-known company ICCES from Saudi Arabia.
11 March 2014
Gazprom Space Systems extended the contract with Emirates Telecommunications Corporation
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation from UAE (trade mark – Etisalat) increases Yamal-202 satellite capacity use. This agreement was formalized during CABSAT 2014 show.
28 February 2014
Gazprom Space Systems together with Telemedia allocated two platforms of Africa TV channels on Yamal-402 satellite
Telemedia has an extensive teleport in Rivonia just north of Johannesburg where they provide playout facilities, studios and correlate TV packages to form multichannel bouquets. Telemedia then provides the uplink onto Yamal 402 at 55° East to provide a DTH (Direct to Home) multichannel television service.
22 January 2014
International Launch Services announces contract with Gazprom Space Systems for the ILS Proton Launch of Yamal 601
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, RESTON, VA-International Launch Services (ILS) announced the contract for the ILS Proton launch of the Yamal 601 satellite for Gazprom Space Systems (Russia). Gazprom is the parent company of Gazprom Space Systems and is the world’s largest producer of natural gas. The launch of the satellite is scheduled for 2016.
22 January 2014
Thales Alenia Space to build Yamal-601 satellite for Gazprom Space Systems
Moscow, January 22, 2014 – Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a contract with Russian operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) to build the Yamal-601 telecommunications satellite, which will provide fixed communications, broadcast and Internet access services. Thales Alenia Space won the contract from Gazprom in competitive international bidding.
25 December 2013
Long-Term Development Program of Gazprom Space Systems is Approved
December 25, 2013 the meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors took place, at which the long-term program of the company’s development till 2020 was considered and approved unanimously.
11 December 2013
Gazprom Space Systems in the ratings of the World Teleport Association
World Teleport Association (WTA) again published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2013.
23 October 2013
Yamal-402 satellite capacity is in demand in maritime business
The Datasat Company, registered in Luxembourg, develops successfully the business to provide telecommunication services onboard sea ships using Yamal-402 satellite capacity.
24 July 2013
Vitaly Markelov was elected as the Chairman of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors
July 23, 2013 annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors took place where Mr. Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of Gazprom’s Management Committee, Member of Gazprom’s Board of Directors, was elected as the Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.
1 July 2013
Annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place
June 28, 2013 annual meeting of the Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders took place.
10 January 2013
Yamal-402 starts commercial operation
After IOT Yamal-402 satellite was put into commercial operation.
The satellite operates at the 55°E orbital position.
10 January 2013
Yamal-300K starts commercial operation
After IOT Yamal-300K satellite was put into commercial operation.
The satellite operates at the 90°E orbital position.
29 December 2012
Gazprom Space Systems again entered in Global Top Twenty
According to the results of the year 2012 Gazprom Space Systems is ranked in the Global Top Twenty rating by World Teleport Association (WTA). This rating is based on revenues, which companies get from satellite and teleport operator business.
10 December 2012
Yamal-402 Launch
On December 8 at 17:13:43 Moscow time the Proton launch vehicle with the Yamal-402 spacecraft was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
4 November 2012
Yamal-300K satellite is on the orbit
On 3rd November at 01.04.00 a.m. (Moscow time) from the Space Launch Pad #81 of Baykonur cosmodrome the launch of space vehicle Proton-M with upper stage Briz-M carrying the Yamal-300K and Luch-5B spacecrafts was performed.
22 August 2012
Governor of Moscow Region visited Gazprom Space Systems’ Facilities located in Schelkovo, Moscow region
While getting acquainted with high technology enterprises in Moscow region the Governor Sergey Shoigu made a visit to Gazprom Space Systems premises.
16 August 2012
Meeting on proposals to use satellite assets of Gazprom Space Systems to meet Gazprom goals and future development of these assets took place
August 16, 2012, Schelkovo, Gazprom Space Systems’ Telecommunication Center, the meeting, led by Vitaly Markelov, Gazprom Deputy Chairman of the Board, took place. At the meeting proposals on Gazprom Space Systems’ satellite assets to meet Gazprom goals and future development of these assets were considered.
30 July 2012
The Chairman of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors was elected
A Deputy Chairman of Gazprom's Management Committee, Member of Gazprom's Board of Directors Mr Vitaly Markelov was elected as the Chairman of Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors.
29 June 2012
Annual Meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Took Place
June 28, 2012 annual meeting of Gazprom Space Systems shareholders took place. Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General, made a presentation about Gazprom Space Systems’ activities in 2011. Vita Matskaylo, Chief Accountant, presented an accounting statement for 2011.
11 April 2012
REN TV channel performs test broadcasting on ASTRA 1F satellite
One more TV channel appeared on new TV platform of Gazprom Space Systems. On April 9 REN TV channel (double +2) has started test broadcasting via ASTRA 1F satellite operating at the 55°E orbital position.
30 March 2012
NTV channel appeared on the new Gazprom Space Systems’ TV platform
Several days ago Gazprom Space Systems announced about the start of satellite TV broadcasting from new for Russia 55°E orbital position. A carrier was uplinked to ASTRA 1F satellite from the Telecommunication Center, located in Schelkovo, and TV channel Raz TV started broadcasting in the test mode. NTV channel also decided to test new Gazprom Space Systems’ TV platform and on March 28 the NTV+3 channel double started broadcasting via this satellite.
27 March 2012
Gazprom Space Systems launches new TV platform at the 55° East orbital position
Gazprom Space Systems switched on the carrier in transponder А7 of  ASTRA 1F satellite, which is located at the 55° East orbital position, to arrange TV and radio packages broadcast on the European part of the Russian Federation, the Urals and the Western Siberia.
27 February 2012
Gazprom Space Systems Participation in the Working Committee «Information and Communications» of the European Business Congress
February 24 in Paris a session of the Working Committee INFOC – Information and Communication of the European Business Congress took place. Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, spoke on the Committee session.
16 February 2012
Satellite Communication Network to Control Air Traffic on the Yamal Peninsula has been put into operation
Gazprom Space Systems completed all the planned works to create a satellite communication network on the Yamal Peninsula and put it into operation.
31 January 2012
Yamal-402 Satellite Integration by Thales Alenia Space
At Thales Alenia Space plant (Cannes, France) the mating of Yamal-402 satellite payload and service platform modules was performed after their successful stand-alone tests.
30 January 2012
Gazprom Space Systems Upgraded Satellite Communication Network of Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk
In 2011 Gazprom Space Systems upgraded the satellite communication network of gas transportation company Gazprom Transgaz Yugorsk.
27 January 2012
Yamal-300K Satellite Integration
In the assembly workshop of Information Satellite Systems Reshetnev Company after the offline test the mating of payload module with bus of Yamal-300K satellite was made.
26 January 2012
Upgrade of Gazprom Subsidiaries’ Satellite Communication Network and Gazproms’ Upper Level Videoconferencing System
Gazprom Space Systems upgraded one of the key satellite communication networks operated for the benefits of Gazprom. This network of the Gazprom’s affiliates (subsidiaries) was put into operation in 2002.
18 January 2012
TV programs of the first DTT multiplex are broadcasted via Yamal-202 satellite
The distribution of four digital packages of the first DTT multiplex programs via Yamal-202 satellite over the broadcasting zones M, G and V (European part of Russia and Western Siberia) has begun.
17 January 2012
Gazprom Space Systems in the international and Russian ratings
According to the results of 2011 Gazprom Space Systems is included in the world rating of global telecommunication companies and the rating of Russia’s top strategically-thinking telecommunication companies.
12 January 2012
Increased number of Turkmen state TV channels broadcasted via Yamal-201 satellite
From January 1, 2012 broadcast of a new state TV channel Turkmenistan-sport via Yamal-201 satellite has began.
8 December 2011
GlobeCast Adds Satellite Capacity in Russia and the CIS Countries With Yamal-201
PARIS — Dec. 8, 2011 — GlobeCast announces today the expansion of its satellite capacity over Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) with a new Ku-band platform on the Yamal-201 satellite. Offering significant opportunities to penetrate the cable market throughout the CIS, GlobeCast's capacity provides full coverage of this area to regional and international channels.
29 November 2011
RuSat leased ASTRA 1F satellite capacity
Today satellite communications operator RuSat announced about concluding a contract with the Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) on leasing of ASTRA 1F Ku-band 26 MHz transponder.
9 September 2011
Gazprom Space Systems enters upon providing ASTRA 1F satellite capacity and starts selling Yamal-402 satellite capacity
According to the agreement with the global satellite operator SES, ASTRA 1F satellite was placed into GSS’ 55E orbital position on August 30, 2011. ASTRA 1F will be operated at this position till the start of Yamal-402 satellite operation, which will be launched to this position in October 2012.
7 September 2011
SES and Gazprom Space Systems enter strategic partnership to provide additional satellite capacity to Russian market
Luxembourg, Moscow, 7 September 2011 - Global satellite operator SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Russian fixed satellite service operator Gazprom Space System (GSS) announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to provide additional satellite capacity to serve the Russian market.
5 August 2011
The Chairman of the Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors was elected
A Member of Gazprom Management Committee, the Head of Gazprom Asset Management and Corporate Relations Department Mrs Olga Pavlova was unanimously elected as the Chairman of Gazprom Space Systems Board of Directors.
29 June 2011
Annual Meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Took Place
On the 28th of June annual meeting of Gazprom Space Systems shareholders took place. Dmitriy Sevastiyanov, Director General, made a presentation about Gazprom Space Systems’ activities in 2010. Vita Matskailo, Chief Accountant, presented an accounting statement for 2010.
21 June 2011
Gazprom Space Systems Signed a New Contract at CommunicAsia 2011 Show
Today, when the largest Asian telecommunications show CommunicAsia was opened, Gazprom Space Systems signed a new contract with a well-known Singapore telecommunication company ST Teleport.
25 May 2011
Children's Radio started broadcasting via Yamal-201 satellite
On May 20 Gazprom Space Systems started test broadcasting of the Children’s radio (Children FM radio program) via Yamal-201 satellite located at the 90°E orbital position.
14 April 2011
Vnesheconombank Supports Innovations in the Space Sector
State Corporation ‘Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)’ and JSC Gazprom Space Systems signed a Memorandum on Cooperation in Implementing the Innovation Project to Build Arctica R Space Radiolocation Monitoring System.
4 March 2011
The Deal on attracting the credits for Yamal-400 project financing was recognized as the Deal of the Year 2010
According to Trade & Forfaiting Review the deal on attracting by Gazprom Space Systems the long-term credits of €467 million sum-total to finance Yamal-400 project was named as the Deal of the Year 2010.
21 December 2010
Gazprom Space Systems and Jarykh, Kazakhstan Telecommunication Company, Expand Their Cooperation
Jarykh and Gazprom Space Systems arranged on-line satellite broadcasting of the box fighting between the World Boxing Association’s (WBA) middleweight champion Gennadiy Golovkin, Kazakhstan, and Nilson Tapia, Columbia, which was held in Astana on December 16, the Independence Day of Kazakhstan.
21 December 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Deploys Satellite Communication Network to Control Air Traffic on the Yamal Peninsula
Gazprom Space Systems completed all the works scheduled for 2010 to create the satellite communication network on the Yamal Peninsula.
2 November 2010
Yamal Satellite Enables High Speed Internet on Top of the World
Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems has supported TeliaSonera and its subsidiary in Nepal, Ncell, in the successful launch of high-speed 3G mobile Internet services in the Mount Everest area. TeliaSonera and Ncell have relied on the Russian provider’s Yamal-202 satellite for organizing the backbone channel connecting high altitude base stations with other network nodes of the Nepali mobile operator.
19 October 2010
Kursk Region TV Channels Started Broadcasting via Yamal-202 Satellite
Two more Russian regional TV channels were launched on Yamal-202 satellite. For this time the talk is about the TV channels of Kursk region.
8 October 2010
The Number of Russian Regional TV Channels on Yamals are Growing
For the last two months three more Russian regional TV channels were launched on Yamal-202 satellite. Thus, now thirty TV channels, uplinked from the Russian regions, are broadcasting via Gazprom Space Systems’ orbital constellation.
24 September 2010
New Kazakhstan Governmental TV Channel for Children Appeared on Yamal-201
The longtime cooperation between Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) and Kazakhstan telecommunication company Jarykh got new development – September 21, 2010 one more TV channel «Balapan» was launched onto Yamal-201 90E board. In Kazakh language it means «Baby».
7 September 2010
Gazprom Space Systems launches a new corporate website
Today Gazprom Space Systems has launched new corporate website.

Gazprom Space Systems’ new website visitors can find detailed illustrated materials about the company’s activities as a satellite operator, satellite communication and aerospace monitoring services provider, space systems designer and ground infocommunication networks integrator.
9 August 2010
About planned completion of Yamal-100 satellite mission
August 9, 2010, Yamal-100 satellite was taken out of service after reaching its operational lifetime.    
14 July 2010
Gazprom Space Systems Keeps Staying in the Global Top Twenty
According to 2009 results Gazprom Space Systems ranks the 19th place in the list of the global top fixed satellite services operators published by Space News, growing up by one position than in previous year.
2 July 2010
Annual Meeting of Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Took Place
On the 29th of June shareholders of Gazprom Space Systems gathered at their annual meeting and approved the company’s annual report and financial statements of the year 2009.
1 July 2010
Gazprom Space Systems’ Board of Directors Decided to Elect Dmitriy Sevastiyanov Director General for Next 5-year Term
On June 22 the meeting of Gazprom Space Systems’ Board of Directors decided to elect Dmitriy Sevastiyanov the Director General from June 23, 2010 for 5-year term (till June 23, 2015).
21 June 2010
Gazprom Space Systems continues to develop South and South-East Asia markets
In Singapore at the largest in the region CommunicAsia2010 exhibition the company presented possibilities of its future Yamal-300K, Yamal-401 and Yamal-402 satellites, which are planned for launch in 2011-2013.
28 May 2010
Gazprom Space Systems and Romantis GmbH Signed Agreement
During the visit of Mr. Harald Stange, Managing Director of Romantis GmbH, to Gazprom Space Systems (GSS) facilities the companies signed the Framework Agreement. The Agreement implies using Yamal satellites capacity for prospective projects that could be implemented by Romantis.
27 November 2009
Gazprom Space Systems in the World's Rankings
The World Teleport Association announced the Top Teleport Operator Rankings for 2009. Gazprom Space Systems was listed in the two categories.
27 November 2009
Gazprom Space Systems in the World's Rankings
The World Teleport Association announced the Top Teleport Operator Rankings for 2009. Gazprom Space Systems was listed in the two categories.
3 July 2009
The Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Russia visited Gazprom Space Systems' Headquarters
Mr. Udayanga Weeratunga, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Russia visited Gazprom Space Systems' HQ in Korolev.
30 June 2009
PRESS-RELEASE. The Annual Gazprom Space Systems Shareholders Meeting took place
On the 29th of June shareholders of Gazprom Space Systems gathered at their annual meeting, which approved the company's annual report and financial statements of the year 2008.  Adopted were also the Board of Directors and the company's Internal Audit Commission.
2 June 2009
The Сapabilities of Gazprom Videoсonferencing System are Increased
Gazprom Space Systems presented to the Gazprom (Investor) three portable suites for Gazprom videoconferencing system.
2 June 2009
TV channel Russian Travel Guide stars broadcasting via Yamal-201 satellite
Gazprom Space Systems and RRSat Global Communications Network (Israel) launched a new Russian tourist channel Russian Travel Guide to be broadcast over the whole Russian territory, CIS and neighboring countries.
27 March 2009
Gazprom Space Systems - the Corporate Teleport Operator of the Year
The World Teleport Association announced the recipients of the 14th annual Teleport Awards for Excellence. JSC Gazprom Space Systems was announced to be the winner in the nomination «Corporate Teleport Operator of the Year». This is the first recognition of the efficient activity of the Russian companies by the global satellite telecommunication community.
11 March 2009
Gazprom Space Systems Finalist for 2009 Teleport Award for Excellence
Again Gazprom Space Systems has granted the recognition of the world telecommunication community. The Company was chosen as a finalist for the World Teleport Association's (WTA) 2009 Teleport Awards for Excellence.
5 February 2009
Gazprom and Thales Alenia Space signed the contract for manufacturing two Yamal-400 communications satellites
Today in Gazprom headquarters Dmitry Sevastiyanov, Director General of Gazprom Space Systems, and Reynald Seznec, CEO of Thales Alenia Space, signed the contract for manufacturing and delivering two Yamal-400 new generation communications satellites.
16 January 2009
PRESS RELEASE. Yamal Communication Satellites Constellation Development
Gazprom Space Systems is a Russian satellite operator, it operates the constellation of the three satellites: Yamal-100, Yamal-201 and Yamal-202. At present the satellites capacity is fully used by the customers. Therefore the enlargement of the Yamal constellation is needed.
15 January 2009
New Turkmen TV channel has been launched via Yamal-201 satellite
24-hour TV channel Turkmen ovazy (Turkmen melodies) has started broadcasting via Yamal-201 satellite of the Russian satellite operator Gazprom Space Systems.
5 December 2008
Gascom Re-branding
Gascom was renamed to Gazprom Space Systems. The new name of the subsidiary was approved by the Order of the Chairman of the Gazprom board Mr. Aleksey Miller. The aim of Gazprom's subsidiaries re-branding is to consolidate the brand of the transnational corporation, to position Gazprom and its subsidiaries as a united Company meeting all the world reliability and quality standards.