On-Waves Ehf, a leading maritime mobile services provider, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Thomson Cruises.

The agreement covers Thomson Dream and may include additional vessels in the future.  On-Waves services will enable seamless voice, SMS, Wi-Fi and Data connectivity to guests and crew while the vessel is at sea.

“We are delighted to offer our industry-leading maritime GSM and Wi-Fi services to the guests and crew of Thomson Dream in collaboration with Harris MCS VSAT services”, said Constantin Simeonidis, CEO for On-Waves. “To have earned the trust of an established, worldwide company such as Thomson Cruises is a great endorsement of the reliability of our maritime GSM service.   We are committed to serving as a key partner to Thomson Cruises and their strategy to bring the best in the mobile technology to their guests.”

The satellite communications in support of the GSM service are to be provided by Harris Maritime Communication Services (MCS).  “We are pleased to be working again with On-Waves,” said Rick Simonian, President of MCS.  They offer a high quality service and the partnership between On-Waves and MCS provides great customer value.”