Marlink and Intelsat Meeting the Growing Connectivity Demands of the Maritime Passenger Sector via Intelsat EpicNG
Bandwidth Delivered to Cruise and Passenger Vessels Increases
Three-fold as Marlink and
This growth in bandwidth enabling broadband connectivity for Marlink cruise and passenger segment customers is more than three times larger than what Marlink was delivering at the beginning of 2016. This has been driven by the global services capability that Marlink offers on its Sealink VSAT service portfolio, enabled using the Intelsat Globalized Network, including the Intelsat EpicNG platform and strategically located teleports around the world.
The ability to deliver a consistent, high-quality broadband experience on Sealink VSAT to vessels, regardless of location, is becoming increasingly important, as the cruise industry is attracting more passengers than ever and taking them to new destinations around the globe. Supporting this growth and changes in traffic patterns, especially a shift to users uploading photos and video content, could only have been supported with a global network of satellites that includes HTS, wide beams, teleports and support teams, creating a true differentiator.
Marlink is a long-standing
“The surge in demand for data connectivity across the maritime sector
helped drive the creation of the partnership, and it continues to pay
immediate, measurable dividends for Marlink and Sealink VSAT customers,”
“Intelsat provides a global high-throughput infrastructure that delivers
a consistent broadband experience,”
Marlink will be exhibiting at 2017 Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading
international exhibition and conference serving the cruise industry,
which will be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., USA,
- Learn more about Intelsat’s Mobility Services: http://www.intelsat.com/solutions/mobility/
- Learn more about Intelsat EpicNG: http://www.intelsat.com/global-network/satellites/epicng/
About the Marlink /
Through its ownership of both Marlink and Telemar,
Combining the power of these two long-term, expert organisations,
Telemar and Marlink are the world’s leading maritime communication,
digital solutions and servicing specialist covering all customer
segments at sea including: Shipping, Offshore, Cruise & Ferry, Yachting
and Fishing. The newly combined group will generate US
The new Group will provide customers with unrivalled service and support through an enhanced global footprint and worldwide sales and service locations. A global 24/7 helpdesk, specialised competence centres, local presence on all continents and a network of 1000 service points staffed by highly qualified, certified service engineers, will support global customers to operate smarter and safer.
More than 70 years’ experience combined with strong satellite network operator and bridge electronics manufacturer partnerships enables the group to bring the power of broadband communication, maritime bridge technology and service excellence to customers globally, further optimising their business operations and enabling the digital vessels of tomorrow.
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