China, Russia to cooperate on Olympics TV transmission

22 Sep 2006

The governments of Russia and China have positively assessed the cooperation potential between the Russian Satellite Communications Co. (RSCC) and China NetCom for satellite TV transmission during the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

The two entities signed a memorandum of cooperation during the 5th Session of the Russian-Chinese sub-commission on communications and information technologies.

Under the memorandum, the 2008 Olympic Games TV transmission service to Russia and the CIS had to be performed according to International Olympic Committee regulations using the RSCC satellite constellation.

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