SES inks new Russian deal

VimpelcomSES and Vimpelcom have signed a three-year deal for additional capacity on SES’ NSS-9 satellite to deliver high-quality data services in the Russian Far East.

The additional capacity on the NSS-9 satellite will be used to provide data services to VimpelCom’s corporate clients based in the Kamchatka, Magadan and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky regions, and also enable Vimpelcom to optimise the use of satellite capacity for their 3G network in the Russian Far East and East Siberia region.

As a result of the agreement, Vimpelcom now contracts multiple transponders on the NSS-9 satellite.