KVH Launches Next-Generation Maritime Broadband

By | July 16, 2007 | North America, ST Briefs

KVH Industries Inc. has introduced a new satellite communications service that enables 24-inch antennas to provide always-on broadband data connections to maritime vessels, the company announced July 12.

The mini-VSAT broadband service uses the TracPhone V7 two-way broadband satellite terminal, which combines KVH antenna technology with ViaSat Inc.’s ArcLight spread spectrum mobile broadband technology.

The service provides vessels with data reception rates as fast as 2 megabits per second and data transmission rates as fast as 512 kilobits per second.

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