MTN Lands Cruise Line SatCom Contracts

By George Backwell
Monday, July 28, 2014
Windstar cruise ship: Photo courtesy of the owners

MTN Communications (MTN) says that three cruise operators around the world have selected the company for its passenger, crew, corporate communications and content services. Details as follows:

The following operators have contracted with MTN:

  • Lindblad Expeditions – a pioneering travel company that works in partnership with National Geographic to provide expdeditions promoting conservation and sustainable tourism around the world.
  • Pearl Seas Cruises has selected MTN as service provider for its inaugural ship, the 210 passenger Pearl Mist, which was recently launched in Baltimore.
  • Windstar – a sailing luxury small ship cruise line offering the feel of a private yacht. The operator is renewing its ten-year relationship with MTN, including plans to leverage service on its two newest ships, the Star Breeze and Star Legend, bringing the total fleet to six.

"MTN works hard to maintain a reputation of constantly evolving communications solutions for the most customer-centric brands sailing to remote locations around the world," said Brent Horwitz, senior vice president and general manager, cruise and ferry services, MTN. 

"We are excited to expand our partner base to serve these customers through our unmatched, global hybrid satellite and terrestrial broadband network.  MTN regularly caters to luxury brands with thousands of crew and passengers per voyage.  We take pride in exceeding the highest possible expectations of quality service at sea and welcome these organizations to the MTN family."
 

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