Fleetwood RV to offer KVH’s TracVision SlimLine series satellite TV antennas on 2011 model year vehicles
MIDDLETOWN, RI – June 1, 2010 – KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced today that Fleetwood RV, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Class A and Class C recreational vehicles, has chosen KVH’s TracVision® SlimLine series along with the premier TracVision R6 ST and R6 DX, to be the exclusive satellite TV option offered on its 2011 motor homes. TracVision systems are available to Fleetwood RV through RiverPark Inc., of Elkhart, IN, a leading distributor of KVH’s satellite TV products for RVs.
“We have chosen to offer KVH antennas as the exclusive satellite TV option on our motor homes because TracVision systems are some of the best in the industry, and we are committed to including the highest quality components and features in our motor homes,” explained John Draheim, chief executive officer and president of Fleetwood RV, Inc.
“Fleetwood RV is recognized throughout the RV industry both for the quality of its vehicles and the innovations it brings to its customers,” says Bob Cooper, KVH’s national sales manager for RV products. “We are extremely pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with Fleetwood RV and look forward to offering their dealers and customers the best blend of performance and value available in the RV industry.”
Fleetwood RV’s 2011 motor homes will feature KVH’s TracVision SlimLine antennas, including the in-motion TracVision R5 SL and stationary, automatic TracVision R4 SL, as well as the premier TracVision R6 in-motion satellite TV family. These systems include thoughtful innovations like a compact 12" high design and on-screen messaging and diagnostics, plus advanced, patented electronic dew elimination technology with the TracVision R6 ST and R6 DX. Each of these all-digital systems provide in-motion access to more than 300 channels of digital TV programming and commercial-free music.
“As part of our long standing commitment to provide quality electronic components that meet the high expectations of today’s RV satellite entertainment customers, we feel KVH’s TracVision line is a true testament to quality and performance,” says Steve Bollero, vice president of operations for RiverPark.
About KVH Industries, Inc.
Middletown, RI-based KVH Industries, Inc., is a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV and communication systems, having designed, manufactured, and sold more than 150,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on boats, RVs, trucks, buses, and automobiles. Winner of the prestigious General Motors Innovative Design Award, 2 CES Innovation Awards, 33 National Marine Electronics Association Industry Awards, the DAME Award in the Marine Electronics category, and a finalist for the Automotive News PACE Award, KVH’s mission is to connect mobile customers with the same digital television entertainment, communications, and Internet services that they enjoy in their home and offices.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, the functionality, characteristics, quality and performance of KVH’s products and technology; anticipated innovation and product development; and customer preferences, requirements and expectations. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others, fluctuations in market demand for and sales of new motor homes, and our dependence on the availability of third-party satellites, which face significant operational risks and could fail earlier than their expected useful lives, for our mobile satellite communication services, as well as those discussed in KVH’s most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. KVH assumes no obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect new information or developments.
KVH and TracVision are registered trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.
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