Proven. Trusted. Resilient.

We’ve been pioneering global satellite connectivity for over 40 years and with FleetBroadband we defined a new era of connectivity with the world’s first dependable and global communications network at sea. For the first time mariners could rely on reliable simultaneous access to voice and data with 99.9% network availability. Over 10 years on and it continues to deliver without fail, playing its part to connect more than 45,000 vessels across the globe every single day and acts as the ultra-dependable back-up to our high-speed Fleet Xpress service.

Standard connectivity that won’t leave you stranded

For those fleets that don’t need the power of digitalisation or a high-speed crew internet service just yet, FleetBroadband remains a cost-efficient solution to keep your vessel connected. Easily navigate through tough waters with access to real-time weather reporting, electronic charts and communications from shore-based teams. Improve vessel performance, reduce fuel costs and increase the accuracy of port arrival times with remote diagnostics and better route planning. Guarantee you and your crew can make more than one call at the same time, with access to multiple telephone lines and data streams, meet the operational and safety challenges of your crew and vessel without fail. FleetBroadband keeps running day and night, always, no matter where you are in the world.

Attracting the best crew

Bring your crew closer to the things that matter most with easy-to-use crew calling and internet packages. Stay connected to family and friends, keep up to date on the latest sports results and maintain a happy, healthy and motivated crew. Help reduce your recruitment costs and attract the best crew with flexible, low cost plans that won’t affect business critical communication. Months on the open waters needn’t be boring and isolating with a reliable lifeline to the outside world that will keep your crew coming back voyage after voyage.

Safety lifeline

You’ll never sail alone with us. FleetBroadband works beyond expectation with over 99.9% availability, so when disaster strikes you are always in the driving seat to mitigate against the worst scenario and contact shore for help. We offer free 505 emergency calling as standard to connect you directly to the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre (MRCC) and with distress priority chat you can also contact multiple vessels in your area instantly. Fully GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress Security System) compliant, we continue to strive ahead to set new standards in maritime safety.

With FleetBroadband you can be assured you’ll always be in reach of land no matter where in the world you are. Always-on uninterrupted secure connection globally, guaranteed.

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FleetBroadband features

  • Standard IP data – Always-on data service for applications such as email and internet access, real-time electronic charts and weather reporting.
  • Streaming IP – Guaranteed rates for live applications like video conferencing and database synchronisation (FB250 and FB500 only).
  • Satellite voice – Access up to nine telephone lines from a single terminal with FleetBroadband Multi-voice (three lines on FB150).
  • Enhanced voice services – Voicemail and other enhanced call management options are available, including caller identification, caller barring and call forwarding.
  • Crew calling – prepay and post-paid options available.
  • GSM calls – GSM over FB250 and FB500 enables users to make and receive calls and send and receive SMS texts using the pre-paid SIM in their own mobile phone.
  • SMS – Send and receive SMS text messages to and from other FleetBroadband terminals and land-based cellular networks through your PC or smart device.
  • Safety – 505 Emergency Calling puts vessels directly in contact with a Maritime Rescue Co-ordination centre (MRCC) free of charge for distress calls.

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