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Are you ready for the new era of cruise connectivity?

This is the future of onboard internet

As the sun sets, passengers post snaps of the day’s excursion, others stream live news before dinner. Below deck, a crew member video calls his daughter a bedtime story, starting his shift happy that he’s said goodnight. Not one of their screens, and the thousands of others on board, suffer from delay, drop out or poor quality. It is the difference between a five star and a four-star review.

O3b mPOWER, the industry’s most advanced satellite constellation, enables this new era of guest connectivity with unrivalled performance, flexibility, resilience and scalability.


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Empowering cruise experiences

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Low-latency and guaranteed high throughput of multiple gigabits per second per link. Your connected ship will take customer experience to the next level.


Your bandwidth, your choice. Allocate capacity to different ships in your fleet, as and when needed. This enables lag-free streaming, smart ship technology and high-performance cloud services.

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System-wide scalability and guaranteed bandwidth at unmatched rates give you the freedom to delight thousands of passengers and enable a full digital transformation of onboard operations. When you’re ready to scale, we're there.


Resilient global coverage

The industry’s only multi-orbit fleet benefits from the low latency of MEO, automatically switching to our GEO fleet when this is out of range. This guarantees high-quality coverage, no matter the location.

50% of cruise ship passengers use Wi-Fi while onboard
71% of millennials have a more positive attitude about cruising compared to two years ago
3/4 of millennial travellers update social media once a day
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O3b mPOWER Multiorbit Capabilities

With SES, your performance needs can be met with GEO, MEO, or a combination of the two.

Smart ships are only possible with the performance and reliability of an optimised private cloud connection.

SES Cloud Direct connects you to top-tier cloud service providers over a dedicated, high-performance connection.

O3b mPOWER gateways co-located at cloud data centres ensure enhanced performance of enterprise systems.

Analytics to help you better understand customer behaviour.

Voice services for both the passengers and crew.

Adaptive traffic management to optimise application performance

What our customers say

Case study

Case study  | 11 Jan 2017

Royal Caribbean International

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Cruise News

Press Release

Press Release  | 26 Jul 2022

SES to Power Innovative, Immersive Experiences Onboard Leading Family Cruise Lines Fleet with O3b mPOWER

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Snapshot at the maritime industry

Blog  | 16 Nov 2021

Empowering Extraordinary Experiences at Sea

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Press Release

Press Release  | 23 Feb 2021

SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences

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