[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

RSCC (the Russian Satellite Communication Company), the state-owned Russian satellite operator, and Eutelsat Communications, Europe’s longstanding satellite operator, have inked an agreement whereby Eutelsat will lease capacity for broadcasting and IP services on two RSCC satellites to be launched in 2013 and 2015.
The contracts for Eutelsat’s two 15-year leases are valued at approximately €300 million.