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KVH Adds Coast Distribution to Bring TracVision to RV Dealers Across North America


MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Feb. 4 -- KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) today announced that Coast Distribution System, Inc., is now offering TracVision® mobile satellite television systems to RV dealers across the U.S. and Canada. With the addition of Coast, KVH's TracVision products are now available from the RV industry's leading distributors, including Stag-Parkway and NTP, as well as regional distributors nationwide. Together, these distributors serve more than 2,000 RV dealers.

"We are excited to bring Coast Distribution System onboard as a part of our value chain for our land mobile product line," explains Jim George, KVH's director of satellite sales. "Coast has a long history in the RV market, and their expertise and outstanding retailer support are a great match for our TracVision products. We're looking forward to working together to support independent dealers and offer high-quality, reliable products, professional installation, and outstanding after-sale support that our customers will enjoy for years to come."

"We are excited about working with KVH," agrees Keith Brittingham, Purchasing Manager for Coast Distribution System. "We certainly see a demand for satellite TV from our RV customers, and most recently, the push is for HDTV. Since KVH's TracVision SlimLine systems are so effortlessly compatible with the best HDTV out there, we are meeting our #1 objective with these systems, which is to offer innovative, high-quality products to our customers."

KVH's 12" high TracVision SlimLine mobile satellite TV systems offer RV owners unmatched benefits, including the highest signal gain and reception superior even to competing, larger 15" high antennas. The SlimLine systems also feature 100% compatibility with high-definition programming from DISH Network®, Bell ExpressVu, and DIRECTV® Ku-band standard and HD programming. TracVision systems are very easy to use with totally automatic satellite switching via the remote control. The TracVision SlimLine series offers all these benefits to RVers whether they are parked or on the move with several stationary and in-motion options.

About Coast Distribution System, Inc.

Coast ( supplies nearly 14,000 different products to more than 12,000 customers in the United States and Canada, and is committed to supplying high-quality, high-value products to its customers. Coast Distribution System's goal is to supply the most innovative products, terrific brands, and broad product selection, all at competitive prices.

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, 23 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, 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 and TracVision are registered trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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