Royal Caribbean Cruises has signed a new agreement with technology company, O3b Networks, to deliver high speed satellite internet aboard its flagship, Oasis of the Seas.
Announced earlier this month, the carrier expects the broadband service to be available on the ship by 2013.
Royal Caribbean International chief executive Adam Goldstein said the new agreement was part of the company’s commitment to delivering “the most contemporary vacation” to its guests and crew.
“This milestone agreement with O3b Networks enables us to provide our guests with unprecedented Internet service at sea aboard Oasis of the Seas and potentially in the future aboard other ships in our fleet,” Mr Goldstein said.The O3b Networks broadband system has been described by the company as offering internet speed of “magnitude higher” than those available on the market today and is expected to be “unrivalled” in performance.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
High-speed nets Oasis of the Seas
Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J