The Triton

Technology

New MTN debuts premium connectivity service

ADVERTISEMENT

Priva by Global Eagle, a new satellite connectivity service designed to serve “VVIP” clients across their assets — on land at their private villa or island, at sea on their yacht, and in the air aboard their private jets — is set to debut at the Monaco Yacht Show in September.

“Global Eagle is advancing the heritage and quality of our maritime business and expanding our capabilities to allow ultra-high-net-worth individuals to benefit from the company’s extensive businesses in aviation and on land,” Jeffrey Leddy, Global Eagle CEO, said in a statement released by the company.

A 24/7 customer service program with technicians and support teams available at any time from Priva technical concierge centers in Miramar, Fla., and Madrid, Spain, began operating July 1. According to the company, each client is assigned a concierge account team to handle specific needs.

Priva replaces the former MTN brand. MTN began in 1980 and installed the first satellite links on board a yacht in 2003. It was acquired by EMC in 2015, and EMC was acquired by Global Eagle in 2016.

For more information, visit globaleagle.com.

Related Articles

Nav system, weather partner

Norway-based Navtor has signed an agreement with maritime weather router California-based Applied Weather Technology (AWT) to integrating their services, making AWT’s routing and optimization …

M/Y Legend is first to obtain certification of compliance with Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

M/Y Legend is the first commercial yacht in the Marshall Islands registry to obtain certification of compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006).“When the MLC, 2006 was …

A new beginning for S/Y Doris

A new beginning for S/Y Doris

Languishing in a boat yard in New London CT for 30 years, S/Y Doris was scheduled to be scrapped at the end of August 2013.  Given a one-year lease on life by the generous collaboration of a good …

TowBoatUS Cape Cod gets new owner

Capt. Shawn Brule, who retired from the U.S. Coast Guard last August after 22 years of service, is the new owner of TowBoatUS Cape Cod. “I’ve always known I would own a boat towing company at …

Triton Spotter with the US Navy

Triton Spotter with the US Navy

Deckhand/Engr. Matthew Carter facilitated major refit projects for M/Y Lady S, Starfire, and Privacy for the past two years and sent this photo with this note: Carter, right, pictured with …

Write to be heard responses to Yacht Path article

Delays cost captains, tooI was not surprised in the least to read your story regarding YachtPath's shortcomings [“Yacht Path doesn’t pay; yachts arrested,” page A1, April issue]. I …

Comments

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.