Cunard and P&O Cruises who are both part of Carnival group are to have Elon Musk’s satellite internet services.
Starlink which is operated by SpaceX will be available in public spaces and in cabins by the end of the year on the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2.
Starlink is already onboard P&O Cruise ships Azura and Britannia and will be extended to Arvia, Iona, Ventura, Arcadia and Aurora in cabins and public spaces by then of the year.
Carnival UK president Paul Ludlow said, “Sharing unforgettable moments with friends and family back at home is an important part of any holiday.
“Whether it’s uploading a picture of a sunset as you sail away from a newly-discovered destination or catching up with the news, live events or content from home, Starlink will make it even easier for our guests and colleagues to stay connected.”
Starlink vice president of commercial sales Jonathan Hofeller said: “High-speed internet is critical to our modern lifestyle both at home and when travelling.
“We’re excited that P&O Cruises and Cunard guests and crew will benefit from an improved wifi service on board wherever they are in the world.”