Surf the Internet while cruising on Royal Caribbean
Surfing at sea thanks to Starlink. (Photo: Royal Caribbean).

Royal Caribbean Cruises now offers on-board Internet via SpaceX's Starlink satellite network.

"This technology will provide game-changing Internet connectivity on-board our ships," said Royal Caribbean CEO Jason Liberty. "It will improve and enable more high-bandwidth activities like video streaming as well as activities like video calls," said Liberty.

Starlink is an interconnected Internet network of thousands of satellites in low Earth orbit that SpaceX envisions will deliver high-speed Internet anywhere on the planet.

Jonathan Hofeller, SpaceX's vice-president of Starlink commercial sales, for his part, said the company's Internet service will make Royal Caribbean cruises "even more luxurious".

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