LMI-1 (Lockheed Martin Intersputnik) was built by Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems and operates at an orbital location of 75 degrees East. Equipped with 44 high-power C- and Ku-band transponders, the satellite provides high-quality and reliable fixed service telephony and direct broadcast television service.
The Proton-K was a Russian, previously Soviet, carrier rocket derived from the earlier Proton. It was built by Khrunichev, and launched from sites 81 and 200 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.INFO WIKI