New mini-VSAT solution available from KVH



New Ku-band VSAT with Built-in CommBox Network Manager is the Ultimate SATCOM & Onboard Networking Terminal

The 3-axis, gyro-stabilized TracPhone V7-IP is an enterprise-grade, feature-packed Ku-band maritime VSAT terminal that brings always-on broadband connectivity, crystal clear voice, and simplified network management to today’s digital vessel, all via the world’s No. 1 maritime VSAT service – mini-VSAT Broadband. TracPhone V7-IP’s completely integrated belowdecks unit includes an ArcLight spread spectrum modem and KVH’s breakthrough IP-enabled antenna control unit – the CommBox-ACU, so commercial vessels can operate more efficiently:

  • Compact, high-performance solution in an affordable yet rugged hardware package – 85% smaller in volume than standard VSAT systems
  • Seamless switching between bands, with no disruption of onboard applications
  • Affordable airtime rates and flexible plans
  • Easy installations with the fastest activation in the industry
  • Remote diagnostics and monitoring, over-the-air software updates, and ease in creating unique networks for crew access to e-mail and Internet

Flexible End-to-end Solution Meets Demands of Commercial Operation

KVH is the only maritime SATCOM company to do it all: manufactures the hardware, operates the network, manages the airtime, and provides 24/7/365 after-sale support. TracPhone V7-IP and the mini-VSAT Broadband work seamlessly, providing an unsurpassed SATCOM solution for onboard networking and heavy Internet use at sea coupled with worldwide coverage and great reliability.

  • Always-on broadband connectivity and fully integrated network management
  • Completely integrated belowdecks unit includes ArcLight®spread spectrum modem and KVH’s breakthrough IP-enabled antenna control unit – the CommBox-ACU. The CommBox-ACU features a built-in CommBox™ Ship/Shore Network Manager, voice over IP (VoIP) adapter, Ethernet switch, and WiFi capabilities for reliability and simple installation and use
  • High-performance antenna solution in an affordable yet rugged hardware package similar in size to FleetBroadband FB500, but with the speeds of VSATs more than six times its size
  • Modern, user-friendly web browser-based user interface with iPhone® app
  • Data rates as fast as 1 Mbps ship-to-shore uploads, and 2 Mbps shore-to-ship downloads
  • Two integrated voice lines optimized for use with satellite services with expansion capability for up to nine concurrent voice lines for crew calling, etc.
  • 3-axis gyro stabilized antenna with 4th axis of automatic skew adjustment tracks satellites from directly above the vessel to low on the horizon
  • Affordable airtime rates and flexible packages with choice of fixed rate, seasonal or per-megabyte plans

Contact us for more information about this exciting product.