Satellite Hot Spot

Does anyone know if a satellite hot spot  will work while you are at sea? We are looking a way to use our phones will on the ship. Would also be nice to uses our lap top with the Hot Spot.

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I don’t know about using a satellite hot spot - had never thought to take mine because I only use my phone for the Carnival hub app and for pictures. The ships do have internet packages that you can purchase, but I have read that the internet can be very slow. 

Hope you enjoy your cruise.

I suppose it would depend on which satellite system you are using, as the new contract Princess got to pair with the medallion only has signal in the equatorial region -- once you get up to Alaska or The Baltic, the satellites are over the horizon and you cannot get a signal.

Also, whether the cost of connecting via satellite is worth it must also be looked at -- how much value do you place on internet access?

I think the ship's wifi would be a better deal.

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