SKY Perfect JSAT and KVH to Deliver Maritime Broadband Services


By The Maritime Executive 11-21-2017 09:18:18

KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), today announced that it has concluded arrangements with SKY Perfect JSAT (SJC)  to work together in delivering next-generation maritime broadband services.
KVH’s advanced mini-VSAT Broadband service will incorporate capacity from SJC’s satellites covering the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean regions, inclusive of unique southern Indian Ocean coverage. This new-generation maritime broadband service is designed to achieve maximum data speeds of 10 Mbps download, and 3 Mbps upload, using the new KVH TracPhone® V7-HTS, a 60 cm Ku-band maritime satellite antenna system that KVH designed for the advanced network.

In addition, SJC will be marketing and selling the next-generation service in Japan under the name “OceanBB.” According to SJC, entering into these agreements with KVH enables SJC to accelerate its development and provision of next-generation services that will meet the ever-growing demand for maritime broadband.

About KVH

KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global high-speed Internet, television, and voice services via satellite to mobile users at sea and on land. These solutions include the mini-VSAT Broadband network, TracPhone satellite communications systems, and TracVision satellite television systems. KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high performance sensors and integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial guidance and stabilization applications. For more information, please visit www.kvh.com.

About SKY Perfect JSAT

SKY Perfect JSAT is the leading satellite operator in the Asia-Pacific region and provides high-quality satellite communications to its customers. With a fleet of 17 satellites, we offer a wide range of services including video distribution, data transfer communications and back-up service capabilities in Asia, Russia, Oceania, Middle East and North America. We also operate the largest Direct-to-Home satellite broadcasting platform, “SKY PerfecTV!”, in Japan which provides over 350 channels to around 3.4 million households.For more information, please visit http://www.jsat.net/en.

The products and services herein described in this press release are not endorsed by The Maritime Executive.