Today, people aboard ships want to have the same level of connectivity they get on shore, even when they’re beyond the reach of terrestrial networks. Whether it’s a small crew aboard one of the 110,000 merchant vessels at sea, or one of the 6,000 passengers aboard the world’s largest cruise ship, people demand connectivity to keep them safe, informed and engaged with their loved ones, as well entertained with their favourite content and social networks. For merchant shipping companies, increased broadband connectivity at sea increases efficiency, through vessel monitoring and route data updates.
SES provides extensive satellite coverage of all of the world’s seas and ocean regions via our dedicated mobility beams to enable you to offer an always-on broadband service to your customers. SES can help you create packages that are more flexible, for example allowing the crew on board to adjust the broadband required according to their location or seasonal needs.