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KVH’s $1,000 Free Airtime Promotion Makes Affordable Maritime Satellite Communications Even More Attractive


Boaters who purchase the compact, affordable KVH TracPhone 252 through June will receive $1,000 in free airtime for voice and fax service

MIDDLETOWN, RI – March 26, 2009 – The world’s economy is a frequent topic of conversation these days, which is helping to put a focus on value in every purchase from your morning coffee to cars and homes. Heeding the call, KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) announced a practical deal today at the Palm Beach Boat Show in West Palm Beach, FL that will allow boaters to save money while putting reliable, safety-enhancing satellite communications on their vessels. The new promotion offers a $1,000 airtime credit to customers who purchase a new TracPhone® 252 satellite communications system from today through June 30, 2009, and activate their Inmarsat mini-M service using Inmarsat Airtime by KVH.

“We’re excited to offer this promotion as the spring boating season gets underway,” explains Jim George, KVH’s director of sales for satellite products.

“The TracPhone 252 and mini-M satellite communications service are the perfect telephone and fax solution for the boater on a budget, because they offer connections to shore that are important for safety and other operations at a very reasonable cost and on a near-global basis. We hope that our customers take advantage of this promotion and enjoy this affordable satellite communications solution for years to come.”

The award-winning TracPhone 252 is the most reliable marine satellite telephone system available for Inmarsat’s mini-M network. It offers a single-cable, self-contained design and is ideal for virtually any vessel. This system also allows the user to simultaneously connect telephone/PABX systems, fax machines, and computers to create a versatile onboard communications center. And with Inmarsat’s proven, near-global mini-M satellite coverage, reliable, high-quality telephone service is always available.

For more information about KVH’s award-winning TracPhone 252, visit, or visit for details, terms and conditions on the spring airtime promotion.

About KVH Industries, Inc.

Middletown, RI-based KVH Industries, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, KVH Europe A/S, are leading providers of in-motion satellite TV and communications systems, having designed, manufactured, and sold more than 150,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on vessels, vehicles, and aircraft. KVH’s mission is to connect mobile customers around the globe with the same digital television entertainment, communications, and Internet services that they enjoy in their homes and offices.

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

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