Luxury Cruise Segment Contracts for MTN

Press Release
Monday, January 07, 2013
Cruise Ship 'Wind Surge': Photo credit Windstar Cruises

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) wins VSAT service contracts from four specialised luxury cruise ship operators.

Recent contract wins and activities in the cruise market include the following brands that look to MTN for VSAT services, television and special events, and Internet and calling solutions for passengers and crew:

    •    Windstar Cruises , a sailing luxury small ship cruise line based in Seattle, Wash.
    •    Paul Gauguin Cruises , owned by Pacific Beachcomber S.C., French Polynesia’s leading luxury hotel and cruise operator
    •    The World , the only residential ship at sea that continuously navigates the globe
    •    Freewinds ,  a 440-foot chartered ship based in the Caribbean, with the home port of Curaçao

“Our team at MTN recognizes that no two customers are alike and it is our job to develop communication solutions that not only meet, but exceed their unique communications requirements,” said Brent Horwitz, senior vice president and general manager for MTN cruise and ferry services. “The fact that these prestigious cruise lines chose to use MTN for delivery to customers who demand only the best is a testament to our ability to lead market innovation when it comes to high-quality, reliable maritime connectivity solutions.”

MTN Satellite Communications is a leading global provider of maritime communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world. MTN was the first company to offer a stabilized, VSAT satellite solution for ships at sea, which has contributed to the evolution of the satellite industry over the past three decades .

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