Speedcast to Provide Communication Services on Fred Olsen Ships

By ,   August 19, 2017 ,   Cruise Industry

The world’s most trusted provider of fully managed, highly reliable, remote communication & IT solutions, Speedcast International Ltd, announced that the company had been selected by Fred Olsen to provide end-to-end communication services for voice and data onboard its fleet.

Speedcast will leverage satellite VSAT (very small aperture terminals) and land-based 4G/LTE connectivity to deliver communications for the line's guests and crew onboard the fleet of 4 cruise ships wherever they're in the world. The integration of both land-based and satellite infrastructure allows Fred Olsen Cruise Lines to optimise the use of its vessels’ networks.

Speedcast’s Intelligent Communications Director technology will offer seamless, automatic switching between different networks and technologies in order to ensure robust connectivity at all times. The network will also provide reliable connectivity between the offices of the cruise company and its fleet, sailing all over the world.

The Speedcast solution will feature 24x7x365 support from the customer service centres, situated on 5 continents, and robust monitoring tools to manage the network proactively of Fred. Olsen, ensuring the highest availability and efficient use of satellite & 4G/LTE connectivity.