Communications System enables broadband at sea.

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Measuring 10.5 in. dia x 12 in. high, TracPhone® FB150 maritime satellite communications system may be used on leisure and commercial vessels, fishing boats, and government vessels as small as 40 ft. Inmarsat FleetBroadband-compatible antenna is fully stabilized and offers IP data connections up to 150 Kbps as well as simultaneous voice and SMS service support. Use of Inmarsat I4 satellite constellation promotes years of reliable service around globe.



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KVH's New TracPhone FB150 is a Small, Affordable System for Broadband at Sea



KVH announces the newest, smallest antenna in its line of Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications systems

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., May 5 -- Today at the 2009 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX, KVH Industries, Inc., (NASDAQ: KVHI) introduced its compact and affordable new TracPhone(R) FB150 maritime satellite communications system. At just 10.5" in diameter and 12" high, the TracPhone FB150 antenna is the smallest in KVH's complete line of Inmarsat FleetBroadband-compatible TracPhone systems, perfect for boats as small as 40 feet.

The fully stabilized TracPhone FB150 will offer IP data connections up to 150 Kbps and simultaneous voice and SMS service, all via Inmarsat's trusted FleetBroadband network, in a compact and affordable package for leisure and commercial vessels, fishing boats, and small government vessels. Using the brand-new Inmarsat I4 satellite constellation, the TracPhone FB150 will provide many years of reliable service to vessel owners around the globe.

"The new TracPhone FB150 is a great choice for owners of smaller vessels who want a high-quality, basic satellite communications system with hardware and airtime rates that fit their budget," says Brent Bruun, KVH's vice president of sales and business development. "This system offers mariners Inmarsat's dependable, global broadband voice and data coverage and long-term network dependability as well as KVH's industry-leading quality and support, creating the best, most affordable Inmarsat FleetBroadband-compatible solution available for vessels this size."

Visit www.kvh.com/newFB150 to get the latest details about KVH's TracPhone FB150.

Visit www.tracphone.com for details on KVH's complete line of TracPhone satellite communications systems.

About KVH Industries, Inc.

Middletown, RI-based KVH Industries, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, KVH Europe A/S, are leading providers of in-motion satellite TV and communications systems, having designed, manufactured, and sold more than 150,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on vessels, vehicles, and aircraft. KVH's mission is to connect mobile customers around the globe with the same digital television entertainment, communications, and Internet services that they enjoy in their homes and offices.

KVH and TracPhone are registered trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

CONTACT: Chris Watson of KVH Industries, +1-401-845-8138, cwatson@kvh.com

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