RRsat Opens New Office in Moscow, Providing Local Broadcasting Services to Russia and the CIS


RRSAT expands globally, creates local presence in Russia.

RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of comprehensive digital content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industry, announced today the opening of a local office in Moscow, Russia.

“Enhancing our position in the Russian market is an important strategic initiative and a key part of our global expansion program," commented Avi Cohen, RRsat's Chief Executive Officer. "We are committed to providing this market with end-to-end premium digital media broadcasting solutions.”
RRsat's new Moscow office is a key step towards establishing a presence in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a market of tens of millions of households. This step has been preceded by extensive efforts to assemble the required infrastructure, including local premium platforms, strategic partnerships and alliances, and the recruitment of a local team, to provide tailored solutions for broadcasting in and out of this region.

The professional team at RRsat's new Moscow office offers services ranging from premium broadcasting solutions, leveraging RRsat's 24/7 global distribution network, through end-to-end content management and extensive playout services.
“The establishment of our local presence clearly demonstrates our commitment to this strategically important market," added Mr. Cohen. "RRsat is focused on helping our customers reach as many households in Russia and the CIS as possible, while also cost-effectively expanding their reach outside of the country to viewers throughout the world. This is one step in our strategy to bring global broadcasting solutions to various regions, by establishing a local presence.”

About RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd.
RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) provides global, end-to-end, content management and distribution services to the rapidly expanding television and radio broadcasting industries, covering more than 150 countries. Through its RRsat Global Network, composed of satellite and terrestrial fiber optic capacity and the public Internet, RRsat provides high-quality and flexible global distribution services 24/7 to more than 630 channels reaching multiplatform operators, Internet TV and direct-to-home viewers worldwide and also offers occasional use services for sports, news and events with a fleet of flyaways and over 10 transportable satellite news gathering services (SNG) units. More than 130 television and radio channels use RRsat’s advanced production and playout centers comprising comprehensive media asset management services. Visit the company's website www.rrsat.com

Company Contact Information:
Miki Hakak, Head of Marketing
Tel: +972 3 9280808
Investor Relations Contacts:
Hayden/MS-IR LLC
Brett Maas/ Miri Segal-Scharia
646-536-7331/ 917-607-8654
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