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KVH’s New TracPhone FB150 is a Small, Affordable System for Broadband at Sea


KVH announces the newest, smallest antenna in its line of Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications systems

MIDDLETOWN, RI – May 5, 2009 – Today at the 2009 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX, KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) introduced its compact and affordable new TracPhone® FB150 maritime satellite communications system. At just 10.5" in diameter and 12" high, the TracPhone FB150 antenna is the smallest in KVH’s complete line of Inmarsat FleetBroadband-compatible TracPhone systems, perfect for boats as small as 40 feet.

The fully stabilized TracPhone FB150 will offer IP data connections up to 150 Kbps and simultaneous voice and SMS service, all via Inmarsat’s trusted FleetBroadband network, in a compact and affordable package for leisure and commercial vessels, fishing boats, and small government vessels. Using the brand-new Inmarsat I4 satellite constellation, the TracPhone FB150 will provide many years of reliable service to vessel owners around the globe.

“The new TracPhone FB150 is a great choice for owners of smaller vessels who want a high-quality, basic satellite communications system with hardware and airtime rates that fit their budget,” says Brent Bruun, KVH’s vice president of sales and business development. “This system offers mariners Inmarsat’s dependable, global broadband voice and data coverage and long-term network dependability as well as KVH’s industry-leading quality and support, creating the best, most affordable Inmarsat FleetBroadband-compatible solution available for vessels this size.”

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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.

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-K filed with the SEC. KVH does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements to reflect new information or developments.

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

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