33 Cruise-Ships with Mobile and Internet Services from MCP.
09 January 2015, Arendal, Norway: MCP has signed a long-term contract with Carnival Corporation to provide 33 cruise ships with advanced mobile cellular communication services. The agreement provides close to 130,000 people each day mobile voice, texting (SMS) and data (mobile internet) coverage while at sea.
In order to deliver outstanding mobile solutions to crew and passengers, Carnival Corporation has signed a multi-year contract serving six of the company’s nine brands. The agreement is a consolidation and extension of existing agreements and the addition of new ships. MCP will be the exclusive onboard cellular provider for 12 AIDA ships, 5 Costa ships, 3 Cunard ships, 2 Princess Cruises ships, 3 P&O Cruises (Australia) ships and 8 P&O (UK) cruise ships.
About Maritime Communications Partner:
Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) is the leading onboard communications partner. The company has developed unique technical solutions, providing mobile telephony coverage and internet services for people on board major cruise ships and ferries worldwide, as well as for the offshore-industry. MCP offices are located in Arendal, Norway and Ft. Lauderdale, (FL) USA. MCP is fully owned by Telenor ASA, one of the world’s major mobile operators. Through Telenor, MCP has access to a wide range of competence and resources within market, product, innovation and content development.
For more information, please visit: www.mcp.com
Source: Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) Press Release.