KVH Industries is expanding its services, offering maritime Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for remote monitoring and real-time intervention. The solutions will be powered by a high throughput satellite (HTS) network that delivers fast and reliable connectivity worldwide.
KVH is helping seafarers to remain connected during the COVID-19 outbreak. Image courtesy of KVH.
With the current COVID-19 situation, KVH Industries has confirmed to us that the company is working around the clock to support the connectivity needs of the thousands of vessels and seafarers worldwide that rely on KVH VSAT services.
KVH Industries has announced that AgilePlans Connectivity as a Service (CaaS) is now available as a regional offering using KVH’s ultra-compact, 37 cm TracPhone V3-HTS antenna. With data speeds as fast as 5 Mbps down/2 Mbps up, the TracPhone V3-HTS is designed to enable fishing vessels, workboats, and smaller commercial vessels to leverage fast and reliable Internet connectivity. The service includes new rate plans with no overage charges.
KVH has announced that seafarers on vessels with KVH VSAT service may place free VoIP calls to ISWAN’s SeafarerHelp hotline while at sea.
Global maritime connectivity provider KVH has announced that Sven-Eric Brooks has joined the company as senior director of business development for KVH Watch, the company’s recently announced maritime internet of things (IoT) solution.
KVH Industries has launched KVH Link, a new digital content service that will deliver both enhanced news and entertainment content to improve crew wellbeing and better operational data to optimise vessel performance.
BW Group has signed a new contract with KVH to continue using its VSAT services for at least five years. The company is also upgrading 102 vessels to utilise KVH’s mini-VSAT BroadbandSM HTS network for advanced satellite communications.
KVH Industries and Kongsberg Digital have announced the successful installation of their first joint maritime Internet of Things (IoT) system on a Norwegian research vessel, owned and operated by Kongsberg.
KVH Industries has introduced the TracVision UHD7, a high-performance 60 cm (24 inch) marine satellite TV antenna designed to provide boat owners, charter yacht guests, and commercial vessel crews with access to ultra high-definition (UHD) and 4K programming from DIRECTV as well as regular HD programming from other satellite TV providers.
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