Maritime communications

Secure connectivity, for any vessel, any voyage

We’re a fully licensed maritime operation, offering a comprehensive range of maritime communications, with flexible, cost-effective options to meet a wide range of needs.

Maritime cellular connectivity
We’ve got you covered – everywhere

We offer global coverage with a complete range of solutions. From comprehensive, managed private and semi-private networks to SIM-based solutions, we ensure that you can support all critical and personal communications. Our offers enable you to connect digital ships, support inbound roaming, deliver services to passengers and crew, and support growing IoT demands.

Our private networks on-board ensure cellular coverage in captive networks backed by satellite connectivity. Global roaming enables efficient data transfer and effective cost-management by leveraging our unmatched partner network. Because we integrate 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi, we deliver a truly integrated solution for all requirements.

  • Continuous, uninterrupted service
  • Integrated local and macro coverage
  • Secure private networking
  • Compliant with regulations
  • Automatic carrier, interface selection
  • Optimised data offload and transfer

Flexible connectivity solutions for any maritime sector

Our solutions are deployed to solve a wide range of challenges and specialised requirements. We have full control of connectivity, which means we can tailor solutions to deliver in any environment and domain. Choosing Telecom26 as your maritime communications partner means you secure the optimum solution, with full control – and benefit from 200 direct inbound roaming partners.

From crew welfare to passenger services, to high-performance data applications, we deliver. Telecom26 provides a complete on-board home network, as well as inbound roaming for passenger connectivity. So, if you want to ensure on-board coverage, deploy private networks for remote offshore infrastructure, or connect an entire port, we’ll take care of it.

Our Associations and Memberships

  • PITA
  • Wireless Broadband Alliance

Agile connectivity based on our class-leading network and assets

Our network core and operations are optimised for global service delivery. This ensures that we control the services we offer and can deliver optimised solutions, in any maritime environment.
  • Enabling connectivity
    Fully managed connectivity

    Fully managed maritime connectivity, with Telecom26 SIMs or roaming SIMs.

    Single account management with flexible portals and integration to your systems.

  • Global roaming
    Connect, anywhere in the world

    More than 1100 network partners ensure connectivity, anywhere in the world.

    Handover to terrestrial networks and easily manage communications transfer.

  • Multi-service core
    Optimised performance

    Our complete multi-service core enables optimised performance for all data, voice and messaging services.

    All backed by real-time monitoring and assurance.


Inland Ports - Always-On Maritime Connectivity Needed On-River as well as Off-Shore

26 November 2021
Our team of Maritime Connectivity experts have been discussing the needs of inland ports this week and how our Global Roaming Service can provide all their connectivity needs.&n...

Shipping Is Broken. How Maritime Cellular Communications and Nearshore Connectivity Can Fix It

12 November 2021
The skies around us have been alight with fireworks to celebrate Diwali and the Brits in our team were also letting off rockets to ‘celebrate’ Guy Fawkes, meanwhile our team of ...

Telecom26 Maritime

Telecom26 is a full-service operator, with coverage to connect you in any maritime environment. As a full member operator of the GSMA, we provide cross-border and international water services for ships, crews, passengers and devices.
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Telecom26 AG
Bahnhofstrasse 10
6300-CH ZUG
Phone: 41 43 500 42 44