RSCC completes traffic migration ahead of satellite move

amRussian satellite operator RSCC has successfully transferred traffic from its Express-AM22 satellite to Express-AM6 ahead of moving the AM22 bird from its 53° East orbital slot to its new position at 80.1° East.

The Russian operator plans to begin commercial operations from Express-AM22 at the new slot on August 5.

Express-AM6 was launched in October last year and began commercial operations in April.