According to a recent report by ICOMIA, there are around six million recreational craft in Europe, with 32 million people boating every year. The market continues to expand between five and six percent per year.
There is a huge demand for faster, more reliable internet connectivity in port, for business and leisure. For example, the captain may need to run payroll, the chef, may need to download recipes to accommodate new dietary requirements and children may want to download music, movies and games using available 3G and 4G networks.
Resellers serving his market have put together competitive bundles consisting of routers and data SIM packages, which often work with in-vessel communication systems. The solutions allow users good 3G and 4G coverage and monitor data usage to help avoid bill shock.
Jola is providing Multi-network EU Roaming SIMs, which roam to the strongest network in each European country. Since no single network is prioritised, devices can roam to the strongest signal seamlessly.
Having a SIM card that can switch between networks enables businesses to get more from their device. Devices are less likely to stop working due to poor signal. Un-steered SIMs are important for mobile WiFi.
Jola offers a wide range of mobile data solutions from all the major carriers, managed and monitored within Mobile Manager. Our M2M roaming SIM packages are all un-steered to ensure devices remain connected to the strongest 4G signal available in the UK and internationally. To find out more, request our Partner Pack.