TracPhone V30

Ultra-compact, powerful VSAT for mission-critical SATCOM

The rugged KVH TracPhone® V30 is an ultra-compact, fast, and affordable digital SATCOM system featuring a 37 cm digital antenna that delivers higher signal strength and efficiency, an easily installed single-cable, DC-power, and a commercial-grade rotary joint for unlimited rotation. Plus, the streamlined all-in-one belowdecks unit is easier to ideal for vessels with limited space. With blazing-fast speeds and coverage from KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network your teams will benefit from a robust and secure system that supports activity on vessels as small as 30ft. and 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
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TracPhone V30 with HTS Hub
TracPhone V30 interior
TracPhone HTS Hub


  • The smallest, lightest, lowest powered maritime VSAT system with precision two-axis stabilized pedestal design plus stabilized skew for high-speed craft

  • Global connectivity and crystal-clear voice calls via KVH’s mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network
special ops boat equipped with TracPhone V30
  • Advanced Ku-band network provides greater resilience to weather than Ka-band networks

  • Powerful network management tools providing valuable insight and control over data usage via KVH Manager

  • Multi-level Cybersecurity Program with advanced network-level firewall and more

Technology & Service Details

Exclusive Technology

The Lightest, Ultra-fast, High Efficiency Antenna
The 37 cm commercial-grade TracPhone V30 is an ultra-compact DC-powered1 digital antenna that offers easy single-cable installation and a commercial-grade rotary joint for uninterrupted rotation and tracking. It provides high-performance tracking in all sea states with 2-axis pedestal design, stabilized skew, dual digital IMUs, and advanced motor controllers. TracPhone V30’s innovative RingFire design and dielectric rod feed make this a high efficiency antenna that ensures excellent Ku-band reception even in bad weather.

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 Mpbs/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.

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 V30 features advanced network-level firewall, automated threat management, secure boot, encrypted drives, and more to provide additional security.

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Precision Management of Your Data
The KVH Manager suite of tools delivers valuable insight and control over data usage to manage operational and personal use. Built-in data shaping and user-managed application category control enable tuning of your onboard network and limit unintended data consumption. It also offers usage monitoring in real time and provides usage alerts for staying aware of monthly data consumption.

Improved Performance through Proactive Monitoring
The TracPhone V30 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.
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1Optional AC-to-DC power converter available. 

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

Airtime Plan Options

Metered Airtime
Choose a metered global plan and enjoy the fastest network speeds available at all times, monthly airtime packages sized to meet your unique needs, affordable per MB additional data, and service throughout the global mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network.

TracPhone V30 with HTS Hub

Unlimited Use Airtime
Choose the monthly high-speed data package best for your needs. Use it all up before the end of the month? No problem! Your network automatically shifts to a reduced data rate shaped plan with NO overage charges so you can stay connected with unlimited email, texting, and more.

Optional Backup

Thales VesseLINK Systems with Iridium Certus

The Thales VesseLINK 200 and 700 systems are the perfect companions for your KVH 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 KVH VSAT systems1, 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

Thales VesseLINK 200 and 700 antennas

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