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KVH TracVision SlimLine Satellite TV Systems Selected by Leading RV Manufacturer Fleetwood


New Family of 12" Satellite TV Antennas will be Offered on a Selection of Fleetwood Enterprises' 2008 Model Year Coaches

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Sept. 17 -- KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced today that Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest RV manufacturers in the United States, will extend their exclusive use of KVH's TracVision® mobile satellite TV systems by offering the all-new 12" TracVision SlimLine series of products on a selection of its 2008 motor homes. These systems offer RV owners unmatched benefits, including the highest signal gain and reception superior even to competing, larger 15" antennas, outstanding integration with DIRECTV's standard and high-definition programming, and automatic satellite switching via the remote control.

"We are very pleased to pair our new TracVision SlimLine systems with Fleetwood's top-of-the-line coaches. Fleetwood, one of our premier OEM partners, is recognized throughout the industry for its high-quality, innovative products. This is a great opportunity for Fleetwood's discerning consumers to equip their outstanding 2008 coaches with premium satellite TV entertainment," said Ian Palmer, KVH's executive vice president for satellite sales.

Paul Eskritt, President of Fleetwood's RV Group, added, "The all-new 12" TracVision SlimLine systems from KVH have been well-received by our customers and dealers alike. They expect the best from Fleetwood, and we believe KVH offers some of the highest quality in-motion satellite TV systems available today."

Fleetwood's selection of TracVision systems mirrors a growing interest in high-definition mobile satellite TV among RV customers. All four TracVision SlimLine systems are fully compatible with DIRECTV® HD programming and offer outstanding convenience and easy switching from HD to standard programming via the remote control thanks to KVH's new, exclusive HDTV Tri-Sat AutoSwitch™. Customer demand for convenient, easy-to-upgrade access to high-definition programming led KVH to design this unique piece of hardware, and to make its entire new line of mobile satellite TV systems for RVs compatible with it. The HDTV Tri-Sat AutoSwitch is an optional upgrade for the TracVision R4 SL, R5 SL, and R6 ST, and is included along with a DIRECTV HDTV receiver with KVH's flagship product, the R6 DX. The SlimLine series also offers full compatibility with programming from DISH Network™ and ExpressVu.

Fleetwood will offer the following TracVision systems on its 2008 models: TracVision R6 ST and R6 DX (American Heritage luxury coaches), TracVision R5 SL (American Tradition and American Eagle luxury coaches), and the TracVision R4 SL (other selected models, such as Revolution LE).

About Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc.

Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading producer of recreational vehicles and manufactured homes. This Fortune 1000 company, headquartered in Riverside, CA, is dedicated to providing quality, innovative products that offer exceptional value to its customers. Fleetwood operates facilities strategically located throughout the nation, including recreational vehicle, manufactured housing and supply subsidiary plants. For more information, visit

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 125,000 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, 22 National Marine Electronics Association "Best Product" 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. The actual results could differ materially. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others, KVH's dependence on third-party satellite TV services and satellite infrastructure for content, as well as those discussed in KVH's most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC. KVH does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect new information or developments.

KVH, TracVision, and Tri-Sat AutoSwitch are trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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