Keeping Crew Connected
KVH offers a full suite of Crew Connection solutions, including unlimited text and talk, data allocation controls for internet usage, and industry-leading news, sports, and entertainment content to keep seafarers connected to home.
Connectivity as a Service. All-inclusive. No CAPEX. No Commitment.
A powerful worldwide connectivity solution built to fuel your fleet’s competitive edge, for a single monthly subscription as low as USD$799.
The Future of the Connected Ship
Offering your fleet everything it needs to compete today, AgilePlans Global is the only all inclusive, no commitment service that includes global HTS broadband, VSAT hardware, daily TV and print news, training, free shipping, free installation, and zero maintenance costs. With a choice of either the TracPhone® V7-HTS or V11-HTS, you can connect with data rates as fast as 20 Mbps, plus rely on an unlimited use data channel. Equip your vessels with the world’s leading VSAT connectivity solution and enjoy:
- NO CAPEX, installation, or maintenance costs
- NO commitment plus flexible monthly subscriptions
- NO penalties if you need to cancel for ultimate flexibility
Why did Nordic Hamburg select KVH's AgilePlans?
Hear from Jacobus Varossieau, Sr. Operations Manager
"The AgilePlans program provides the highest flexibility for our fleet and we are also attracted to KVH's global coverage, CommBox network management solutions, fast data speed, and the great crew welfare services that are included."
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Keeping Crew Connected
Hardware & Content
Rugged KVH TracPhone Terminals
Rely on years of trouble‑free service with the system that meets your fleet’s needs: the groundbreaking 60 cm TracPhone V7-HTS or the dual‑mode 1 m TracPhone V11-HTS.
Be confident that your system installation is optimal with complimentary field service and initial network design consultations. And, enjoy free shipping to your vessels and free AgilePlans Standard Installation1 in as many as 4,000 ports and locations around the globe. Plus, the TracPhone systems also ensure you’ll enjoy exceptional call quality, plus support for Wi-Fi Calling via compatible cell phones2, and you can add virtual “local” numbers allowing people on shore within those regions to avoid international or long-distance charges when they call the vessel.
1See AgilePlans Standard Installation Terms and Conditions
2Requires Wi-Fi Calling support via your cell phone service provider.
Global Connections, Unmatched Speed
The mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network offers 272 million square km (105 million square miles) of layered Ku-band coverage and is layered for redundancy and reliability. Get global connections and unmatched speeds as fast as 20/2 Mbps 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.
myKVH Portal & 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 allocate data to users onboard, manage your network configuration and alerts, and more.
Crew Training & Wellbeing
Videotel Basic Training
Boost your crew’s productivity while reducing risk, thanks to the Videotel™ Basic Training Package (BTP), offered as part of KVH AgilePlans Global.
Daily News and More
KVH Link keeps your crew connected to events at home with daily world and national news via NEWSlink™—included with AgilePlans Global. KVH Link upgrade packages are also available to deliver best-in-class movies, music radio, TV, sports, trending social videos, and onboard karaoke.
Stay on course with KVH’s CHARTlink™ service, which offers free delivery of updates from C‑MAP™ and other leading providers for your ECDIS‑compliant navigation data.3
3 Requires separate license and/or subscription from C‑Map. Subscriber to obtain at own expense.
Improve operational efficiency, optimize voyages, and ensure safety with high‑resolution, global‑scale weather updates from StormGeo BVS™ via FORECASTlink™ transmitted up to four times a day.4
4 Requires separate license and/or subscription from StormGeo. Subscriber to obtain at own expense.
Installation & Support
When you want connectivity added to your vessels, you want the system to be installed quickly, easily, and with a minimum of complications.
That’s why every AgilePlans subscription includes free shipping and AgilePlans Standard Installation5 in as many as 4,000 ports and locations around the globe.
5See AgilePlans Standard Installation Terms and Conditions
Global Technical Support
Optimize your SATCOM availability with the KVH OneCare™ Global Technical Assistance Package, zero maintenance costs for as long as you subscribe, and KVH Proactive Performance Monitoring, an industry first.
Sailor 4300 and Iridium Certus
The Sailor 4300 for Iridium Certus service is the perfect companion for an AgilePlans deployment with free installation, no maintenance costs, and an affordable monthly subscription. This compact backup system, with Iridium’s highest L-band data speeds (704/176 Kbps down/up), provides uninterrupted connectivity, pole-to-pole global coverage, seamless least-cost routing with the mini-VSAT Broadband system,1 and two voice lines. You can also be confident knowing that Iridium Certus enables out-of-band management for remote TracPhone VSAT antenna support anywhere on the globe.
1KVH Commbox service required; contact KVH Application Engineering for details
Basic KVH Vessel Tracking Service
Understand where your vessel is and track its route to its destination with KVH’s complimentary basic level of vessel tracking, which provides 1 hour selection and 5 hours visibility of vessel position and track.
Exclusive 6-Level Cybersecurity Program
The TracPhone V7-HTS and V11-HTS both feature automated threat management to provide additional security; plus, the award-winning Videotel™ “Cybersecurity Safety at Sea” training program is included with every system and easily accessible by your crew through KVH Link.
Optional Static IP
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.
Custom CommBox Services
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.
KVH Link Entertainment & Sports
AgilePlans Global subscribers can add the KVH Link SPORTSlink™ and Entertainment Packages at any time. Enjoy sports news, stories, and video highlights, along with sports talk and documentaries, and more. The Entertainment Package includes early release and classic movies; full seasons of popular TV programs; music radio and karaoke; and trending social videos, all in an array of languages with a best-in-class user experience on TVs and mobile devices.
Product Literature/Supporting Documents
Need more information about this product and how customers are using it to succeed? Check out all of the supporting materials for this product, including brochures, specification sheets, rate plans, case studies, eBooks, and more.
What if I sell any of my vessels?
Send the hardware back or just transfer it to the new owner/management company. There is no long-term commitment or contract. It's that easy.
What if I need to lay up some of my fleet?
Choose the affordable VoIP-only Suspension Plan so that your SATCOM is ready to go as soon as the vessels are working again or send the hardware back to KVH and cancel your subscription.