Maritime Mobile Communications LLC d/b/a Digital Video Systems has launched CRUISESAT on four Royal Caribbean International ships. CRUISESAT is the premier satellite direct-to-ship and vessel-entertainment service for the maritime industry, featuring top-tier entertainment television content.
CRUISESAT will provide guests and crew members of Royal Caribbean International with an expanded high-definition sports portfolio featuring marquee U.S. (National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, NASCAR, Indy Racing League, all golf and tennis Grand Slam events) and major international (UEFA Champions League and other top soccer, cricket and more) sports from ESPN flagship networks, as well as college athletics from SEC Network and ESPN U.
“Our direct-to-ship delivery of CRUISESAT to Royal Caribbean International provides an elevated linear television sports and entertainment experience for Royal’s guests and crew members,” said Chuck Sackermann, chief executive officer of Digital Video Systems. “We are excited and honored to have Royal Caribbean International as a CRUISESAT customer as they expand their entertainment content to include the very best linear television services available within the territory.”
“Royal Caribbean always strives to provide the very best entertainment experience possible, and that includes delivering high-definition sports that are essential to our guests,” said Jake McDaniel, manager of Entertainment Media, Royal Caribbean International. “CRUISESAT makes it easy for Royal Caribbean to access quality HD sports entertainment content that our customers demand while they are enjoying their cruise experience.”
The service currently is available onboard Independence of the Seas, Mariner of the Seas, Navigator of the Seas and Symphony of the Seas. In November, Oasis of the Seas is scheduled to receive the service, with Allure of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas and Freedom of the Seas slated to be equipped with CRUISESAT by spring 2020.