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SES Networks Provides Connectivity for Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

By | March 27, 2019

SES Networks will be providing a fully-managed hybrid broadband connectivity service to The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, a luxury fleet comprising of three custom-built yachts. Representing a first for a luxury hotel operator, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will bring the brand’s service to the seas. The inaugural yacht will set sail in February 2020.

Delivered as an end-to-end managed network service, SES Networks’ Maritime Solution combines the low latency of the O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite constellation with the  reach of SES’ large fleet of Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites. In addition to its high throughput capabilities, the SES Networks cruise solution is scalable and able to respond to changes in demand.

“As the provider of transformational, ultra-fast, and consistently reliable connectivity to the world’s leading cruise operators, SES Networks is uniquely positioned to ensure that The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection meets every connectivity demand of its guests wherever they may be,” said SES Networks Vice President (VP) Global Maritime Services Simon Maher.