Nearshore communications

Optimise connectivity for nearshore communications

Seamlessly switch to shore-based communications

Efficiently manage on-ship applications

The digital ship is a complex environment, with applications serving ship automation, process optimisation, crew and passenger communications and more. Choose the right connection, for the job.

  • Offload data cost-effectively
  • Support all on-board applications
  • Fully managed connectivity for voice and data
  • Prioritise network selection
  • Stay connected, for longer
  • Cellular and Wi-Fi with SD-WAN

Global managed connectivity, no borders

When vessels approach the shore, they enter range of land-based communications networks. As an experienced maritime operator, Telecom26 provides an optimised service that ensure automated switching, capitalising on public mobile networks.
  • Offload data for more cost-effective optimisation
    Choose the best network

    Our network provides global coverage, allowing efficient offload of non-real-time application data via public networks in coastal regions and ports.

    This allows you to prioritise access to costly satellite links, while offloading when in range of shore.

  • Leverage coastal
    Stay connected, for longer

    Up to 60% of a ship’s voyage is within coastal waters – and within range of terrestrial networks.

    Telecom26 has the widest range of network partners, ensuring seamless roaming. We enable you to move from network to network, benefitting from the best coverage.

  • Integrated on-board communications
    Cellular and Wi-Fi with SD-WAN

    We provide integrated on-board coverage solutions for connected devices, with optimised connectivity and performance with SD-WAN.

    It’s a complete package to ensure applications deliver. We ensure you can easily manage current and future traffic on the digital ship.

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


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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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