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Carnival Corporation and MTN Sign Agreement for Internet Services and Extend Broadcast Services Agreement

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SOURCE MTN Communications

MIRAMAR, Fla., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Communications (MTN) announces that Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has signed a new agreement for the provision of Internet services to its guests and crew.  The agreement covers several Carnival Corporation brands, including Princess Cruises, Cunard and P&O Cruises (UK), and will enable  MTN to continue a partnership of more than 20 years in delivering crew welfare and passenger solutions to Carnival.

Carnival has also extended its existing agreement for MTN broadcast television services, MTN Worldwide TV, which provides a wide range of television content including news and entertainment to 50 of its ships across the globe.  In addition, Carnival Corporation brands in Alaskan waters will continue to leverage MTN's Terrestrial Broadband Services while in port, with the opportunity to explore the possible expansion of this service.

"MTN and the Carnival family of brands have partnered for more than 20 years," said Chris Leber, executive vice president, commercial business development, MTN.  "Our continued partnership providing MTN value-added services further illustrates how we have evolved to deliver communications-related services to the Carnival family of brands and to help improve the communications experience at sea, including content and Internet options for passengers and crew."   

"This continued partnership with MTN allows us to deliver the industry's best set of technology and content to our guests and crew," said Josh Leibowitz, executive vice president, Group Strategy and Corporate Operations at Carnival Corporation.   

About MTN 
MTN is the leading global provider of maritime communications and content services.  Since launching the first stabilized satellite antenna for ships at sea in the early 1980s, MTN has been pioneering remote-connectivity technologies that become longstanding solutions.  Today, the company serves most of the world's cruise lines, as well as hundreds of yachts, cargo ships, oil and gas vessels, and military aircraft, ships, vehicles and facilities.  MTN Nexus™, the company's next-generation communications ecosystem, is the first hybrid C-/Ku-band and broadband wireless network that is delivering content with land-like speeds to vessels at sea.  For more information, visit www.mtnsat.com.

About Carnival
Carnival Corporation & plc is the largest cruise company in the world, with a portfolio of cruise brands in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, comprised of Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, Cunard, Ibero Cruises, P&O Cruises (Australia) and P&O Cruises (UK).

Together, these brands operate 101 ships totaling 208,000 lower berths with eight new ships scheduled to be delivered between spring 2014 and fall 2016.  Carnival Corporation & plc also operates Holland America Princess Alaska Tours, the leading tour company in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon.  Traded on both the New York and London Stock Exchanges, Carnival Corporation is the only group in the world to be included in both the S&P 500 and the FTSE 100 indices.

MTN Contact:
Liz DeCastro
Liz.DeCastro@mtnsat.com
+1-954-672-4539

Carnival Contact:
Roger Frizzell
rfrizzell@carnival.com
+1-305-406-7862

 

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