Compact, Powerful VSAT for Mission-critical SATCOM
The rugged and ultra-compact KVH TracPhone® V3-HTS satellite antenna system features expanded network management with the 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 6 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
- 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
- Multi-level Cybersecurity Program
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
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 276 million square km (106+ million square miles) of Ku-band coverage. Enjoy global connections and unmatched speed as fast as 6 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.
Advanced 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 Multi-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.
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 4,000 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.
Airtime Plan Options
Metered Global Airtime
Choose a metered global plan and rely on the fastest network speeds available at all times, monthly airtime packages sized to meet your operational requirements, affordable per MB additional data, and secure service throughout the global mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network.
Unlimited Use Regional Airtime
Choose the monthly high-speed data package best for your operational needs. If your operations consume all the data before month-end, your network automatically shifts to a reduced data rate shaped plan with NO overage charges so you can stay connected within our regional coverage areas. Upgrade to a larger high-speed data plan at any time.
Extended Warranty & Preventative Maintenance Checks
KVH OneCare includes several options to ensure that your TracPhone V3-HTS delivers the finest performance:
- Extended warranty – extend the warranty to a total of 5 years from activation
- Preventative maintenance checks – to help keep your system performing at its best
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.
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 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.
Thales VesseLINK Systems with Iridium Certus
The Thales VesseLINK 200 and 700 systems are the perfect companions for your TracPhone mini-VSAT Broadband system. These backup systems are available with a choice of either an ultra-compact design and KVH’s recommended solution – the VesseLINK 200, with data speeds as fast as 176/176 Kbps (up/down) – or a higher-speed option, the VesseLINK 700, with data speeds as fast as 704/176 Kbps (up/down). Both systems offer pole-to-pole Iridium Certus coverage, least-cost routing with the mini-VSAT Broadband system,1 and two voice lines. Plus, you enjoy the confidence that comes with out-of-band management for remote TracPhone VSAT support anywhere on the globe.
1KVH Commbox service required; contact KVH Application Engineering for details
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