100 NYK Ships To Get Broadband Internet

Following extensive onboard tests of various maritime communications systems, Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) has signed a contract to install mini-VSAT communication system on 100 ships. The systems will use KVH's TracPhone system. NYK's fleet includes containerships, Pure Car Truck Carriers (PCTCs), dry bulk carriers, crude oil tankers, and LNG tankers. The … [Read more...]

NYK Selects KVH mini-VSAT Broadband for Containership Fleet

Middletown, RI – June 28, 2012 – Following extensive onboard tests of maritime communications systems, Tokyo-based Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) is adding the award-winning TracPhone V7 satellite communications system from KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) to its containerships.  The systems will use KVH's global mini-VSAT Broadband service, which is being … [Read more...]

KVH & Boatracs mini-VSAT Fleet Management Solution

Boatracs and KVH report that they are to work together to deliver a communications service for small to medium sized businesses in the commercial workboat and fishing markets.   Sold through Boatracs, the Boatracs mini-VSAT Fleet Management Solution includes a TracPhone V3 (to be called the Boatracs mini-VSAT V3), as well as Boatracs' fleet management platform, … [Read more...]

Incredibly Small Satellite Antennas For Ocean Broadband Internet

Our friends at Panbo bring us a sneak peek at KVH's ultra small broadband satellite antenna for ships. They write: Yup, at not much bigger than a Halloween goody bucket, the new TracVision M1 means upstart Intellian's “world's smallest in-motion marine satellite TV antenna” claim didn't go unchallenged for very long. As to which one really is the smallest, that … [Read more...]