Gentay is launching two new products for communication between ship and shore, DataWAVE and SoundWAVE.
MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) and Wireless Maritime Services (WMS), a joint venture between MTN and AT&T, have announced the availability of the Connect at Sea voice application for mobile communication at sea.
MTN Satellite Communications and Wireless Maritime Services (WMS) have implemented communications services aboard Carnival Cruise Lines' newest ship, Carnival Breeze.
SatPoint and Maritime Communication Partner (MCP) are to work together to provide VSAT satellite communication and mobile phone services to ferry company Scandlines.
Gentay has launched its Low Cost Global Roaming SIM Card, targeted at roaming office based ship managers and vessel based users of cell phones facing high roaming charges.
Cambium Networks and Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems (BATS Wireless) are to provide a wireless point-to-point (PTP) radio and antenna tracking solution which will be incorporated as part of a 4G mobile communications networking project for the US Navy.
Princess Cruises has extended its use of Maritime Communications Partner's (MCP) wireless communications service, adding the systems to the new vessel Royal Princess and her sister ship being built at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
Thuraya has launched a dual mode handheld phone that features both GSM and satellite capabilities.
Norwegian shipboard mobile phone services provider Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) reports that it has agreed a new telecommunications contract with Norwegian Cruise Line, covering the entire existing fleet as well as two newbuilds.
Vobal Technologies has announced the launch of its 'On-Net' telephony service, which it says will allow commercial ship owners or operators to replace traditional satellite calls with unlimited VoIP or GSM calling for a flat monthly fee.
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