KVH Elite Unlimited VSAT Streaming Service for Yachts Expands to Eastern North America
MIDDLETOWN, R.I., June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced today that the KVH EliteTM unlimited VSAT streaming service for leisure yachts is available now through September 30 in eastern North America from Florida to the Canadian Maritimes, which includes the premier summer cruising grounds of New England. KVH Elite continues to also be available in the Caribbean year-round and in the Mediterranean, Black Sea, and Adriatic Sea seasonally from June to September.
KVH also announced a plan to increase data speeds for the KVH Elite service beginning in July 2021, with download speeds increasing to as fast as 40 Mbps when using the TracPhone® V11-HTS and up to 25 Mbps when using the TracPhone V7-HTS. Current download speeds are up to 20 Mbps and 10 Mbps, respectively.
KVH Elite leverages KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadbandsm HTS network, which provides global coverage from multi-layered high-throughput satellites in the Intelsat FlexMaritime network with additional coverage from SKY Perfect JSAT.
KVH is a mobile tech innovator that provides connectivity solutions for commercial maritime, leisure marine, and land mobile applications on vessels and vehicles, including the award-winning TracPhone and TracVision® product lines, the global mini-VSAT Broadband network, and AgilePlans® Connectivity as a Service (CaaS). The company’s KVH Media Group provides news, sports, and entertainment content with such brands as NEWSlink™ and SPORTSlink™.
Note to Editors: For more information about KVH Elite, please visit kvh.com/elite. High-resolution images of KVH products are available at the KVH Press Room Image Library, kvh.com/Press-Room/Image-Library.
About KVH Industries, Inc.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. For example, forward-looking statements include statements regarding the expected benefits to KVH customers of the unlimited VSAT streaming service; the expected data speeds over KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network; the expected timing of the increased speeds; the expected level of coverage availability; and the ease of using the new service. Actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements made in this press release. Factors that might cause these differences include, but are not limited to: unanticipated technical and other challenges that arise with the services; capacity availability to support simultaneous terminals and/or users; unanticipated technical, legal, and regulatory delays with the services; customer and strategic partner responses; potential future changes to the pricing or other terms; and potential unforeseen costs or expenses of providing the products and services. Certain of these and other risk factors are discussed in more detail in KVH’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on May 5, 2021. Copies are available through KVH’s Investor Relations department and website, https://ir.kvh.com. KVH does not assume any obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect new information and developments.
KVH Industries, Inc. has used, registered, or applied to register its trademarks in the U.S.A. and other countries around the world, including but not limited to the following marks: KVH, KVH Elite, TracPhone, mini-VSAT Broadband, TracVision, AgilePlans, NEWSlink, and SPORTSlink. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.
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