* Staying Connected via Apples and Oranges
Carnival Corp isn’t letting Royal Caribbean’s program with O3b go unanswered in a quest for a faster internet and the battle for Millennials who need to be connected. They have their own solution unveiled on Monday that will boost internet speeds by an average of ten times.
The program will be implemented by region. It is already aboard ten ships in the Caribbean, and by 2016 it will be on all 101 ships in the Carnival fleet on all nine brands.
* The Discovery of Princess
Princess has a new partnership with Discover Channels. You know them: Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel. They probably produce some of your favorite shows like Mythbusters, Deadliest Catch, and the eagerly-anticipated annual event: Shark Week.
OK, Princess is going to carry a selection of Discovery Networks’ shows on their ships, but that’s kind of tame. Where the real news of this partnership is, is in Discovery At Sea, which will bring elements of the most popular shows aboard the ships.
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