The High-Speed Revolution in Marine Communications
KVH’s 1-meter TracPhone® V11-HTS delivers blazing speeds as fast as 20 Mbps when you head out to sea. Now you can stream video and music, video chat, and browse the web just like you do at home and get expanded global coverage and superior reception, even in extreme weather thanks to its unique Ku/C-band design. This comprehensive SATCOM solution includes:
- The most advanced managed global HTS network
- The versatility of dual high-speed and unlimited use data channels
- Flexible month-to-month airtime subscriptions
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- Commercial-grade system, 1.2 m (48.8 in) diameter, 109 kg (240 lbs)
- Unique, dual Ku/C-band design
- Expanded global coverage
- Speeds as fast as 20 Mbps/3 Mbps (down/up) worldwide
- Ku-band for greater resilience to weather and rain fade
- 276 million square km (106+ million square miles) of industry-leading VSAT coverage for connectivity wherever you travel
Providing Broadband Connectivity Worldwide
KVH’s TracPhone HTS Network systems offer the fastest global broadband connections available via the mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network. Explore our coverage to see where we’re delivering affordable Internet access, IoT connectivity, real-time communications via video and voice, valuable operations data, news and entertainment, and more.
Technology & Service Details
Enterprise-grade Ku/C-band VSAT Antenna
The 3-axis gyro-stabilized 1-meter TracPhone V11-HTS VSAT antenna with a 4th axis of automatic skew adjustment ensures that the antenna tracks satellites directly above the yacht to low on the horizon. TracPhone V11-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 276 million square km (106+ million square miles) of Ku-band coverage. Enjoy global connections and unmatched speed as fast as 20 Mbps/3 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 TracPhone V11-HTS is the only 1-meter maritime system to offer fully integrated Ku/C-band capabilities. The addition of C-band delivers built-in communications redundancy, extended coverage in Southern Pacific Ocean and high northern and southern latitudes, superior reception in extreme weather, and support for our exclusive dual-channel configuration.
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 V11-HTS.
Exclusive Multi-level Cybersecurity Program
The TracPhone V11-HTS features automated threat management to provide additional security; plus, the antenna’s ICM includes the award-winning Videotel™ “Cybersecurity Safety at Sea” training program.
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 built-in data shaping and pinpoint application category control to limit unintended data consumption. Learn more
Improved Performance through Proactive Monitoring
The TracPhone V11-HTS system’s integrated IoT functionality reports daily on 150+ data channels, enabling KVH engineers and specialists to recognize and respond to potential issues and maximize your system’s uptime, speed, and overall experience so you get more out of your time on the water.
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
1 Requires Wi-Fi Calling support via your cell phone service provider.
2 Data rates are rate plan maximums and may vary in different regions and under different conditions.
Unlimited VSAT streaming service for yachts. Available for the Caribbean and Mediterranean regions.
- Dedicated VSAT service with prioritized bandwidth to deliver HD-quality streaming
- Unlimited with no overages or data limits
- Download speeds as fast as 20 Mbps
Extended Warranty & Preventative Maintenance Checks
KVH OneCare includes several options to ensure that your TracPhone V11-HTS delivers the finest performance:
- Extended warranty – extend the warranty to a total of 5 years from activation
- Preventative maintenance checks – to keep your system performing at its best.
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.
Global Static IP Addresses
KVH’s global private terrestrial network links all mini-VSAT Broadband teleports worldwide, allowing for more robust malware and threat detection and enhanced network security. Sign up for a single public IP address for secure addressability to your onboard system from the Internet.
Virtual “Local” Numbers
For an additional fee, you may assign up to 5 virtual phone numbers to each vessel 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 the vessel.
CommBox Network Management Tools
Built-in CommBox™ networking functionality enables least cost routing, web caching and compression, firewalls, content filtering, file transfers, email, crew accounts, and more with a subscription and without any additional hardware.
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.
1KVH Commbox service required; contact KVH Application Engineering for details
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