SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Telenor Maritime have signed a multi-year agreement to provide high-speed broadband access to Silversea's luxurious cruise ships via SES Networks' Maritime+ solution.
Telenor Maritime will be using SES Networks' fully-managed maritime solution to offer capacity of up to 150Mb/s to provide passengers on Silversea's ultra-luxury cruise ships a true broadband experience at sea. Passengers onboard these eight ships will be able to stay connected through social network accounts, audio and video conferencing apps, and will also be able to stream video as they sail to the most exotic travel destinations ranging from the tropical paradise of Brazil to the epic wilderness of Antarctica.
Designed especially for service providers, the SES Networks Maritime+ solution combines SES's product innovation with unparalleled global ground and space infrastructure to deliver consistently high-quality connectivity as vessels sail across the region, and allows for upgraded coverage and service as needed. SES Networks is a newly-created SES business unit focused on delivering differentiated satellite-enabled solutions for data-centric customers.
Frode Stoldal, the CEO at Telenor Maritime, commented that this seamless and reliable connectivity is also vital in retaining experienced crew and operational efficiency. SES Networks' Maritime+ provides comprehensive coverage and customized service, enabling the company to serve customers very effectively.
Steve Collar, CEO at SES Networks, added that this solution is an excellent example of how Maritime+ was designed to serve unique needs and requirements in specific markets within the maritime industry. SES Networks' Maritime+ is a truly customizable and cost-effective platform that enables SES Networks to fulfill the ever-growing needs of global connectivity.