KVH Ships 150,000th Mobile Satellite Antenna

Pioneer in Mobile Satellite TV & Communications Succeeds in Meeting Growing Demand for Mobile Connectivity on Land and Sea

Published online: Feb 18, 2008 News
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KVH Industries, Inc., recently shipped its 150,000th antenna. This significant milestone reflects both the growing demand for mobile access to entertainment and high-speed Internet services, and the popularity of KVH's award-winning TracVision mobile satellite TV and TracPhone satellite communications systems.

"Achieving this level of sales success is a tremendous accomplishment for everyone at KVH," said Martin Kits van Heyningen, KVH's chief executive officer. "Fifteen years ago, we set out to become the leader in bringing satellite TV and broadband satellite communications to mobile customers. Our goal was to build our satellite business by introducing products that were more powerful, smaller and less expensive, and more reliable and easier to use. With far more mobile antennas in the field than our competition, and a robust international distribution network, I believe we are succeeding in that mission. It is gratifying that so many people are confirming our accomplishments by placing faith in our company and becoming our customers."

The demand for mobile satellite products reflects significant changes in business and society. Consumers increasingly demand continuous access to the same digital entertainment and information that they enjoy and rely upon in their homes and offices. Typical mobile satellite customers include boat and RV owners, cross-country truck drivers, the media, and government and military users. KVH's mobile satellite systems are the most practical way for these users to connect to television and data networks when they are beyond the limited reach of terrestrial-based broadcast and cellular towers.

"KVH pioneered the mobile use of modern digital satellite TV and communications services on boats, cars and RVs," said Jim Dodez, KVH's vice president of marketing and strategic planning. "Our TracVision and TracPhone systems use actively stabilized antennas to precisely track orbiting satellites and enable people in cars, trucks, RVs, boats, buses, and limousines to access the Internet or watch TV almost anywhere they travel."<

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