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"Azerspace-1" takes stage at European exhibition

22 August 2014 [15:23] - TODAY.AZ
"Azerkosmos" JSC of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan will introduce its services at the largest European exhibition and conference IBC (International Broadcasting Convention), dedicated to the technologies in the fields of television and radio broadcasting, an organizer of the exhibition said.

Conference and exhibition will be held from September 11-16, 2014 in Amsterdam. Services of "Azerkosmos" JSC will exhibit at stand No. 5.B06.

More than 1,300 companies from 130 countries around the world attend IBC conference and exhibition every year. The organizers of the exhibition and conference prepare not only a demonstration of new solutions, but also carry out a number of programs and seminars on the latest trends in the television and telecommunications markets.

About 1 000 companies during IBC-2014 will introduce the latest technologies and the most advanced ideas in the broadcast media. The exhibition expects about 30,000 visitors from different countries. Antennas, audio and video cables, cameras, digital technology, etc.will also be introduced at the exhibition.

"Azerkosmos" JSC was established in accordance with the decree of the President of Azerbaijan on the third of May 2010 in order to launch into orbit telecommunications satellites, to manage and implement maintenance activities. Shares of JSC are state-owned.

JSC foundation sought two purposes - to provide a basis for the formation and use of outer space for peaceful purposes and the use of space for commercial purposes.

Satellite operator of Azerbaijan provides services of digital television, data transmission, creation of VSAT multiservice networks via the use of "Azerspace / Africasat-1a" telecommunications satellite.

The launch of the first Azerbaijani satellite was carried out February 8, 2013. The satellite is located at the orbital position of 46 degrees east longitude. The service area of "Azerspace / Africasat-1a" includes the countries of Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa.


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