Want to use your smartphone or tablet when offshore in the Gulf of Mexico?

WELCOME TO TAMPNET

Now you can roam on Tampnet’s offshore mobile network in the Gulf of Mexico using your present onshore mobile subscription. On drilling rigs, fishing boats, ships and yachts. You name it. Welcome to our GoM wide network!

How does it work?

If you are with one of the major carriers your smartphone or tablet will automatically switch to our network, when offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and you can use both data services and talk services with the SIM card that is already installed in your device.

Services

  • Selected major carriers are now offering unlimited text & data in our coverage area in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Streaming according to your data plan.
  • Play your entertainment according to your data plan.
  • Usage of talk/voice, please check with your subscription.
  • Usage of IP based voice services like FaceTime, Messenger or WhatsApp is the same as in your data plan.

Our coverage in the Gulf of Mexico

FAQ

Contact your operator to see if your cellular plan includes domestic roaming. Contacting the operators via Facebook / messenger is an efficient way to reach customer care

AT&T
T-Mobile
Sprint

Yes, if your plan includes domestic roaming – your phone will connect seamlessly to Tampnet network as long as your device is configured to allow roaming (switch to roaming using the settings menu on your device).

Make sure your plan includes domestic roaming and that your device is configured to allow roaming (switch to roaming using the settings menu on your device). Your operator may require you to activate a domestic roaming pass.

Yes, this is the case for most operators. That said – some operators might have measures in place to limit speed or megabytes consumed. Also, for some operators the rates for voice and SMS might deviate from terrestrial rates and be excluded from monthly allowances

You will experience the same speeds / quality of service compared to terrestrial networks. However, some operators might have measures in place to limit speed and or megabytes consumed

Most operators include Tampnet data roaming without additional costs. That said, rates for voice and text might differ from terrestrial networks. Reach out to your operator to get confirmation on additional charges - contacting the operators via Facebook / messenger is an efficient way to reach customer care

The additional charges will typically be billed in their current billing cycle.

Any device that has an active SIM card installed which is eligible for domestic roaming.

Tampnet  has agreements with major carriers and others will be roaming on our network soon.

If you are uncertain that your plan is eligible for Tampnet service -  or if you experience issues using Tampnet service – please verify that your subscription allows for national/domestic roaming with your service provider.

About Tampnet:

Tampnet Inc is headquartered in Houston, Texas and started its roll out of 4G LTE in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 4 years ago. Tampnet operates the world’s largest offshore high capacity communication network in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, serving customers within Oil & Gas, Wind Energy, Maritime and Carrier sectors with first class telecommunications. Tampnet is unique in the sense that it combines subsea fiber with microwave and 4G LTE to provide premium offshore telecom services, including roaming to personal devices/smartphones.

The offshore 4G LTE coverage network enables roaming and the digital transformation and internet of things (IoT) on offshore oil & gas platforms, offshore windfarms and service vessels and other commercial vessels.

While the North Sea remains a very important market, our GoM coverage continues to grow and we are now also in the process of building offshore LTE coverage in Trinidad & Tobago and offshore Newfoundland, Canada.