Today, the passenger maritime segment is one of the best-connected satellite-enabled end-users around. With record-breaking throughputs in the news over the last 12 months, the passenger maritime sector continues to provision vessels with higher and higher data rates.
SATNEWS – As the end of summer nears, the cruise industry ‘big season’ is in full swing. With over 100 new ocean-going cruise ships expected to enter the Maritime SATCOM market over the next ten years, and the ‘always-on’ life-style of travelers these days – the bandwidth demand (and revenue potential) for cruise connectivity is.
NSR quoted in ADVANCED TELEVISION – It cannot be denied that if you put three or four thousand passengers, and a near-similar number of crew, aboard a cruise ship they are going to want connectivity. A report from Northern Sky Research (NSR) says that “there are few satellite sectors that are seeing such record levels.