Work. Play. The Speed and Power to Do It All.
Get more out of life on your boat with TracPhone® V3-HTS, the marine VSAT system that saves you from being tethered to shore. Ultra-compact at only 37 cm (14 inches), and packed with power, the TracPhone V3-HTS makes it easy to stream HD content and stay connected. Offering the most advanced maritime network available and expanded network management, it's a great solution for smaller boats or a streaming fast VSAT backup with for larger yachts. This end-to-end SATCOM solution provides:
- Rugged antenna with high-performance stabilization and tracking
- Data speeds as fast as 6 Mbps/2 Mbps (down/up)
- Metered and unlimited use plans with worldwide coverage
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- Award-winning, ultra-compact marine VSAT system with worldwide coverage
- Automatic fast switching ensures seamless and reliable communications wherever you travel
- Global connectivity and crystal-clear voice calls via advanced next-generation Ku-band satellites
- Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) includes everything you need in one single box
- Includes basic Vessel Tracking Service; Premium version also available
- Advanced network-level firewall with automated threat management provides additional security
“The KVH equipment allows our team to be productive here on shore while simultaneously enabling them to connect at a moment's notice to the boat on the water.”- Anderson Reggio, Testing Manager, American Magic
Providing Broadband Connectivity Worldwide
KVH’s HTS Network systems offer the fastest broadband connections available. 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 sq. km (106+ million sq. 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.
Multi-level Cybersecurity Program
The TracPhone V3-HTS offers the benefits of KVH's robust multi-level cybersecurity program, including satellite and terrestrial network security, automated threat management, and more.
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.
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.
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.
Airtime Plan Options
Metered Global 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.
Unlimited Use Regional 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 within our regional coverage areas. Upgrade to a larger high-speed data plan at any time.
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.
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
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. In-app purchase only $49 USD per month per vessel and available via the secure myKVH Portal's mini-VSAT Manager.
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.
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
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