Are there restrictions on what I can download?
CalMac aims to provide a useful complimentary wi-fi service for all its customers. CalMac has restricted bandwidth per user to ensure that the service is able to be used by as many passengers as possible, within the available bandwidth. We ask that you use this service sensibly and have consideration for all CalMac passengers. To comply with and to ensure the best possible service quality for all users, we reserve the right to restrict access to certain websites that may be deemed to potentially infringe copyright. Please note that we reserve the right to modify this list at any time. Currently, these restrictions include all sites which stream content such as YouTube, BBC iPlayer and Netflix and those sites categorised as illegal or inappropriate.
Fair Usage Policy/Quality of Service
Each user on the public wi-fi is restricted to 0.128Mb upload and 0. 5Mb download, plus corporate
The firewalls are set to block the following categories:
Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
Illegal or Questionable
Militancy and Extremist
Phishing and Other Frauds
Potentially Unwanted Software
Malicious Embedded iFrame
Malicious Embedded Link
Advanced Malware Command and Control
Media streaming (iPlayer, You Tube, etc.) is blocked on public wi-fi due to bandwidth restrictions.