TracPhone V3-HTS

Compact, Powerful VSAT for Mission-critical SATCOM

The world’s fastest, lightest ultra-compact marine VSAT system is the rugged KVH TracPhone® V3-HTS satellite antenna system with mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network. This robust, end-to-end 37 cm SATCOM solution includes an antenna with high-performance stabilization and satellite tracking so your team is always connected. For connectivity that supports reconnaissance and surveillance on vessels as small as 30 ft., the TracPhone V3-HTS features:

  • Uncompromised data speeds as fast as 5 Mbps/2 Mbps (down/up)
  • Bandwidth sufficient to handle encrypted messaging applications such as CENTRIXS
  • Global coverage via KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network
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TracPhone V3-HTS for Military and Government Vessels
TracPhone V3-HTS
TracPhone V3-HTS


  • Ultra-compact Ku-band VSAT 37 cm antenna system ideal for high-speed craft and outperforms the leading 60-85 cm Ku-band systems
  • Global connectivity with integrated network management and crystal-clear voice calls
  • Rugged design and high-performance 2-axis tracking for rock-solid connections in all sea states
  • Advanced Ku-band network provides greater resilience to weather than Ka-band networks
  • Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) includes everything required in one single box
  • 6-Level Cybersecurity Program with advanced firewall and automated threat management to provide additional security
TracPhone V3-HTS for Military and Government Vessels

Technology & Service Details

Exclusive Technology

Ultra-compact Commercial-grade Antenna
The 37 cm commercial-grade TracPhone V3-HTS offers outstanding 2-axis, in-motion tracking in all sea states. TracPhone V3-HTS also ensures you’ll enjoy exceptional call quality, plus support for Wi-Fi Calling via compatible cell phones1.

Global Connections, Unmatched Speed
The mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network offers 272 million square km (105 million square miles) of Ku-band coverage. Enjoy global connections and unmatched speed as fast as 5 Mbps/2 Mbps (down/up)2 using advanced next-generation high-throughput satellites (HTS) from Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT. Plus, you get greater resilience to weather and rain fade than with Ka-band services.

The All-new Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM)
The powerful Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) with its high-throughput modem, Voice over IP (VoIP) adapter, versatile network management software, and built-in Wi-Fi and Ethernet is the streamlined all-in-one belowdecks unit that drives the TracPhone V3-HTS.

Exclusive 6-Level Cybersecurity Program
The TracPhone V3-HTS features automated threat management to provide additional security; plus, the antenna’s ICM includes the award-winning Videotel™ “Cybersecurity at Sea” training program.

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Precision Management of Your Data
The secure myKVH™ portal and mini-VSAT Manager™ suite of tools equips you with customizable usage alerts, detailed usage reports, data allocation for users onboard, and the ability to control data usage by application category to limit unintended data consumption. Learn more

Improved Performance through Proactive Monitoring
The TracPhone V3-HTS system’s integrated IoT functionality reports daily on 150+ performance and health parameters to help optimize your system’s performance for a premium connectivity experience.

KVH OneCare Global Support Program
KVH OneCare™ is a comprehensive array of service offerings that spans the lifecycle of your mini-VSAT Broadband solution, from design and selection of the best possible solution, to smooth installation, and post-deployment support in 3,500+ ports worldwide to maximize long-term performance. Learn more

1Requires Wi-Fi Calling support via your cell phone service provider. 

2Data rates are rate plan maximums and may vary in different regions and under different conditions.

Additional Options

Virtual “Local” Numbers

For an additional fee, you may assign up to 5 virtual phone numbers to the vessel’s phone line. These numbers can be set up with a different country code and area/city code, allowing people on shore within those regions to avoid international or long-distance charges when they call.

Premium KVH Vessel Tracking Service

Gain immediate access to up to a year of vessel and fleet track history along with latest position and weekly position reports. Only $49 USD per month per vessel and available via the secure myKVH portal's mini-VSAT Manager.

Optional Backup

Sailor 4300 and Iridium Certus

The Sailor 4300 for Iridium Certus service is the perfect companion for your TracPhone mini-VSAT Broadband system. This compact backup system offers data speeds as fast as 704/176 Kbps down/up, pole-to-pole global coverage, least-cost routing with the mini-VSAT Broadband system,1 and two voice lines. Plus out-of-band management for remote TracPhone VSAT antenna support anywhere on the globe.

Sailor 4300 / Iridium Certus Datasheet  

1KVH Commbox service required; contact KVH Application Engineering for details

Sailor 4300 VSAT

myKVH & mini-VSAT Manager
The secure myKVH™ portal offers easy access to a wide range of account details, reports, and the mini-VSAT Manager™ suite of tools. Enjoy unmatched transparency in data use and system performance, plus valuable tools to customize your data use with exclusive category controls, manage your network configuration and alerts, allocate data to users onboard, and more.

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Airtime Services

Flexible Airtime Plans

KVH offers affordable broadband airtime plans, including metered VSAT, dual-channel VSAT, and dual-channel plus C-band VSAT, designed to address every application and all with the convenience of flexible month-to-month subscriptions and optional least cost routing. Choose the service and plan that meets your unique needs.

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