Maritime Roaming

Summary

Telenor introduces cellular service aboard cruise ships in collaboration with Maritime Communications Partner (MCP).

 

Overview

In an attempt to serve our customers better, Telenor is always finding new ways of providing the best cellular services in Pakistan. Now in collaboration with Maritime Communications Partner (MCP), the world's first provider of maritime cellular communications technology (CellAtSea™), Telenor introduces cellular service aboard cruise ships. 

Cellphone coverage aboard ships is achieved by linking the ship's radio network to public networks via satellite. With MCP's cutting edge technology, customers can get seamless connectivity via personal mobile phones and their Telenor Postpaid connection onboard cruise-ships, ferries and other vessels worldwide, just as they would on shore. So stay connected with your business and loved ones whether on land, air or sea, only with Telenor.

Telenor users can use all of Telenor's voice and data services as passengers of the following ferries and cruise lines.

 

Tariffs

Country
Norway
Operator
Maritime
National call- peak
132.41
National call-off peak
132.41
Calls to Pakistan peak
195.14
Calls to Pakistan - off peak
195.14
Calls to rest of the world
278.77
Incoming call charges
33.00
Outgoing SMS
83.63
Call Set-Up
16.73
*Setup charges for international calls only
Applicable on
postpaid
 
Inclusive of 19.5% GST

 

Country
Norway
Operator
Maritime
Price per KB in PKR Upload - peak/Off Peak
1.36
Price per KB in PKR Download - peak/Off Peak
1.36
Set-up Charge
 
Initial Charging Interval
10.kB
Subsequent Charging Interval
10.kB
Applicable on
GPRS
 
Inclusive of 19.5% GST

 

 

FAQs (9)

Which cellular services are provided?

Voice, SMS and GPRS

Can a call be placed to anywhere in the world?

Yes, provided you have a GSM dual band (900/1800 MHz) or GSM single band (1800 MHz) mobile.

Can I receive incoming calls?

Yes, you will be reachable from anywhere within the international telecommunication network, provided you have activated International Roaming on you phone.

How can I make a call?

To make a call you have to dial the international prefix ("00" or "+") and the country code before the phone number.

My mobile displays 'Emergency calls only', why?

You are not able to use or choose the MCP network, either international Roaming in now active on your subscription or MCP network in down. However, you can make emergency calls. Please use the online complaint form.

Who can use the cellular system onboard?

Any postpaid subscriber whose International Roaming is active.

How do I pay for my calls?

Tariff is provided; please refer to tariff section.

Can I use MMS?

MMS is a GPRS based service and is available on certain ships.

Can I use WAP?

WAP and Data is dependent on GPRS and is available on certain ships.

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