Expocentre hosted Russian high-speed equipment assembly Championship VSAT
Sviaz 2016 featured the Russian high-speed equipment assembly championship VSAT, the only professional competition for specialists and installers of satellite communications and VSAT equipment. The competition was organized by AltegroSky Group and supported by the Russian Federal Communications Agency (Rossvyaz) and the Global VSAT Forum (GVF).
This year the VSAT high-speed equipment assembly championship was held for the ninth time. The event’s aim is to bring together manufacturers, operators, installation companies, mass media and, finally, customers and subscribers of the VSAT networks. It is a unique project that has no equals in Russia. Its key aim is promotion of satellite communication and the VSAT technologies to the market.
The VSAT Championship is annually attended by professionals from many Russian cities to confirm their high qualification, show their skills and achieve better results in speed and accuracy of the VSAT setting. Last year the Championship went beyond the boundaries of Russia and became international. Now the competitors are not only companies from Russia but other countries as well.
This year the event was opened by Deputy Head of the Federal Communications Agency Igor Chursin. In his welcome address he said that the VSAT Championship was the only platform to share best practices and know-how between telecom market players and industry experts. In his opinion, the event is important for the telecom industry as a whole since the VSAT technologies are cutting-edge and enabling our country to integrate into the common information area.
The first prize – a set of satellite VSAT with an annual subscription for broadband Internet access via the AltegroSky networks – was given to the team of Telecom Service (Krasnoarmeysk, Moscow Region). For several years they were winners of the competition and this year they won the Super Final Championship. The second prize was presented to the team of SKY-ONE SATELLITE (Shchyolkovo, Moscow Region). They got a set of satellite VSAT. The third prize and the VSAT set was awarded to the team of Pacific National University (Khabarovsk).
The Sviaz website is at http://www.sviaz-expo.ru/