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SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Coming to Cruise Ships

The partnership is SpaceX's first with a cruise line for Starlink.

Royal Caribbean announced it would install a broadband internet service from SpaceX's Starlink satellites in its cruise ships.

The company will place the service in its Celebrity Cruises, Silversea Cruises and Royal Caribbean International brands.

Installation is expected to be finished in the first quarter of 2023.

The decision follows a trial run on a Royal Caribbean ship that received positive feedback from guests and crew. 

Royal Caribbean Group CEO Jason Liberty said the service would allow for activities such as video streaming and calls. 

The partnership is SpaceX's first with a cruise line for Starlink. 

Additionally, Hawaiian Airlines said in April that it plans to install Wi-Fi service through Starlink in 2023. 

In July, the FCC approved Starlink's expansion to planes, ships and mobile vehicles.

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