Global Eagle Entertainment has signed a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) to provide internet and entertainment services across its Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) brand’s fleet of 14 ships.

Global Eagle Entertainment has launched a new Airtime Portal for cruise ships, a platform to enable cruise ship operators to deliver Wi-Fi, instant messaging, social media, live TV, movies, games and news directly to passengers’ mobile devices anywhere on the ship.

Global Eagle Entertainment reports that it has expanded its portfolio of live programming delivered by satellite to cruise ships with the addition of new channels for crew members from India and the Philippines.

Thursday, 19 January 2017 10:39

GEE adds cricket to maritime TV service

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has entered into an agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC) to offer telecasts of major cricket events to ships and to commercial aircraft through its global VSAT networks.

Friday, 13 January 2017 10:29

GEE buys Ku-band payload from SES

SES has announced that satcom and entertainment services provider GEE has purchased its own Ku-band payload on SES’s AMC-3 satellite, to boost capacity for customers in North America, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.

Thursday, 12 January 2017 10:31

BBC launches maritime entertainment channel

UK broadcaster BBC has announced the launch of a global TV entertainment channel produced exclusively for cruise ships and the wider maritime market, via its BBC Worldwide division.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016 13:17

Nakilat rolls out Ku-band VSAT across fleet

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) and partner Radiance Communications have begun the deployment of maritime VSAT services across Qatari LNG transport company Nakilat’s fleet of LNG and LPG carriers.

Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:01

Intelsat and GEE extend Epic deal

Intelsat and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) report that they have entered into a new expanded contract for the provision of global satcom connectivity services, including significant capacity on Intelsat’s latest EpicNG generation of satellites.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 05:28

SeaBird seismic vessels renew EMC VSAT contract

Global Eagle Entertainment reports that it has signed a multi-year contract renewal for the provision of VSAT satellite communication services for SeaBird Exploration in Norway.

Global Eagle Entertainment has entered into a three-year global distribution agreement with Lagardère Sports, a producer and distributor of sports programming, which will give GEE the rights to distribute over 10,000 hours of live and produced sports programming to commercial flights and ships at sea through its global VSAT networks.

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