KVH Industries has announced the sale of its Videotel group of companies to an affiliate of Oakley Capital for a base purchase price of $90 million.
Container shipping giant Seaspan has completed implementation of the KVH mini-VSAT Broadband connectivity for all 107 managed vessels in its global containership fleet.
KVH Industries has introduced the TracPhone V11-HTS, a super-fast 1 metre Ku/C-band maritime VSAT antenna, designed to deliver data speeds up to 20 Mbps down/3 Mbps to commercial maritime vessels and superyachts.
KVH Industries has extended its mini-VSAT Broadbandsm HTS network to cover the Pacific Ocean via the Horizons 3e satellite, which is jointly owned by Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT.
A collaboration between KVH Videotel and The Nautical Institute (NI) has resulted in more than 100 NI members enrolling in online courses to further their knowledge and skills across a range of topics including ECDIS, cybersecurity, the Maritime Labour Convention for ship masters, enclosed space entry and marine environmental awareness.
KVH Industries has shipped its 9,000th mini-VSAT Broadband system, marking the ever-growing demand for connectivity on-board ships and at sea.
KVH Videotel and OMS-VR have signed a letter of intent to enter into an exclusive agreement to produce and distribute VR (virtual reality) maritime training systems.
KVH has launched its latest small antenna system with the introduction of the 37cm TracPhone V3-HTS, a marine Ku-band VSAT antenna weighing 11kg.
Brazilian-based Transpetro, transport provider for the state-owned Petrobras oil and gas company, has selected KVH as its VSAT provider for the majority of its tankers after the completion of a satcom tender process.
KVH has introduced a new TracPhone LTE-1 marine communications antenna system and accompanying connectivity service designed to provide internet access via cellular networks in US waters out to a range of approximately 30km, with data download speeds up to 100 Mbps.
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