Sealink Premium Cloud of Bandwidth

Sealink Premium Cloud of Bandwidth

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Pooled Bandwidth for Ultimate Flexibility

To maximise your bandwidth efficiency for the entire fleet and enable full flexibility, Marlink offers the possibility to pool multi-band bandwidth into an open ‘Cloud of bandwidth’ on a global (multi-beam) or regional (single-beam) basis. With the maximum capacity grouped into one large pool, bandwidth can then be proportionately allocated from the ‘Cloud’ into the correct communication channels per vessel (crew, guest or operational) according to your business needs.

With the expertise of Marlink’s experienced satellite capacity planning team, we are able to offer this service cost-efficiently, and ensure sufficient capacity is available for the whole fleet, wherever and whenever the vessels are voyaging. With several hundred Megabits available in the Cloud, shipping companies can deliver a whole new online experience for guests or business.

  • Features
  • Benefits
  • Equipment
  • Coverage
  • Digital Solutions
  • Features
    • 100+ Mbps ultra high-speed bandwidth
    • Flexible allocation of capacity for each vessel
    • Allocated amongst different onboard users with varying QoS for prioritisation among passengers, ship’s business, crew and vendors
    • Seamless global or regional shared bandwidth amongst the fleet
    • High quality telephony and data services
    • Fully managed services with CIR Guarantee, monitoring, reporting and support SLAs
    • Public internet high speed access for passengers
    • Ship management data connectivity from each ship to HQ
  • Benefits
  • Offering this kind of service cost-efficiently is only possible with the expertise of an experienced satellite capacity planning team, reviewing ships itineraries and demand. Marlink can ensure sufficient capacity is available for the whole fleet, wherever it is needed, even if individual vessels are voyaging on different sides of the world. From a purely administrative perspective also, cruise companies benefit from having just one service provider to deal with as opposed to a multitude of suppliers.

    • High speed, reliable internet ensuring guest satisfaction
    • Tools for crew connectivity, entertainment and health
    • Highly tailored, customised service and network for your remote business
    • System automation and cloud computing
    • State-of-the-art, future-ready equipment
    • 24/7 customer support and worldwide Marlink field services and logistics
    • Service manager as dedicated point of contact for support and escalation if necessary
    • Easy and secure integration with third party tools, including GSM, banking, onboard ATMs, etc.
  • Equipment
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      2.4m C-band Antenna

      MIR: 6 Mbps / 1 Mbps
      CIR: 1 Mbps / 512 Kbps
      CIR availability: 99.8%
      670 kg
      Intellian or Cobham

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      1M Ku-band Antenna

      Up to 6 Mbps
      CIR 32 Kbps to 1 Mbps
      (100+ Mbps available upon request)
      CIR availability: 99.5%
      139.5 kg
      Intellian or Cobham

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      85cm & 80cm Ku-band Antenna

      Up to 4 Mbps
      CIR: 32 to 512 Kbps
      CIR availability: 98%
      89.1 kg
      Intellian or Cobham

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      65cm & 60cm Ku-band Antenna

      Up to 3 Mbps
      CIR 32 to 512 Kbps
      CIR availabilit: 95%
      59.5 kg
      Intellian or Cobham

  • Coverage
  • Marlink has established a robust, reliable teleport infrastructure and operates the most extensive VSAT network with several overlapping beams in most regions, meaning the vessel will rarely (if ever) be outside of coverage and in most regions is served by two or more satellite beams. This ensures coverage of all oceanic areas in the world, including the Arctic and Antarctic regions, allowing for seamless crossings.

    Furthermore, multicarrier solutions can be integrated over several different communication carriers using SMARTConnect (e.g. WiFi, 4G/LTE, VSAT, MSS). Based on your predefined parameters, SMARTConnect can seamlessly combine multiple communication carriers, including Iridium MSS for full polar coverage, to provide the best available link at all times.

  • Digital Solutions
    • SMARTConnect: portfolio of low latency, high bandwidth multicarrier solutions.
    • @SEAoptimiser: WAN and protocol optimisation and web compression.
    • @SEAwebControl: blocks access to specific websites and restricts bandwidth consumption.
    • Portal360: Marlink’s online portal enables quick and easy monitoring at your fingertips.
    • Universal Card Go: Prepaid telephone and data usage.
    • XChange: centralised IT and communications management to optimize security, enable remote access and support and motivate crew.
    • XChange Telemed: provides the ideal, cost-efficient solution for managing illness or injuries onboard and meets the latest ILO/MLC and IMO/STCW labour regulations for crew health and medical treatment.