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Work. Play. The Speed and Power to Do It All.

Get more out of life on your boat with TracPhone® V3-HTS, the marine VSAT system that saves you from being tethered to shore. Ultra-compact at only 37 cm (14 inches), lightweight, and packed with power, the TracPhone V3-HTS makes it easy to stream HD content and stay connected. Offering the most advanced maritime network available and perfect for smaller boats or a streaming fast VSAT backup for larger yachts, this end-to-end SATCOM solution provides:

  • Rugged antenna with high-performance stabilization and tracking
  • Data speeds as fast as 5 Mbps/2 Mbps (down/up)
  • Choice of metered global and unlimited use regional airtime plans with no overages

  • Highlights

  • World’s fastest, lightest ultra-compact marine VSAT system outperforms leading competition
  • Automatic fast switching ensures seamless and reliable communications wherever you travel
  • Global connectivity and crystal-clear voice calls via advanced next-generation Ku-band satellites
  • Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) includes everything you need in one single box
  • Includes basic Vessel Tracking Service; Premium version also available
  • Advanced network-level firewall with automated threat management provides additional security

  • Ultra-compact Commercial-grade Antenna
    The 37 cm commercial-grade TracPhone V3-HTS offers outstanding 2-axis, in-motion tracking in all sea states. TracPhone V3-HTS also ensures you’ll enjoy exceptional call quality, plus support for Wi-Fi Calling via compatible cell phones.

  • Global Connections, Unmatched Speed
    The mini-VSAT Broadband HTS network offers 272 million square km (105 million square miles) of Ku-band coverage. Enjoy global connections and unmatched speed as fast as 5 Mbps/2 Mbps (down/up)2 using advanced next-generation high-throughput satellites (HTS) from Intelsat and SKY Perfect JSAT. Plus, you get greater resilience to weather and rain fade than with Ka-band services.

  • The All-new Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM)
    The powerful Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) with its high-throughput modem, Voice over IP (VoIP) adapter, versatile network management software, and built-in Wi-Fi and Ethernet is the streamlined all-in-one belowdecks unit that drives the TracPhone V3-HTS.

  • Exclusive 6-Level Cybersecurity Program
    The TracPhone V3-HTS features automated threat management to provide additional security; plus, the antenna’s ICM includes the award-winning Videotel™ “Cybersecurity at Sea” training program for crew and guests.

  • Precision Management of Your Data
    The secure myKVH™ portal and mini-VSAT Manager™ suite of tools equips you with customizable usage alerts, detailed usage reports, data allocation for users onboard, and built-in data shaping and pinpoint application category control to limit unintended data consumption.

  • Improved Performance through Proactive Monitoring
    The TracPhone V3-HTS system’s integrated IoT functionality reports daily on 150+ performance and health parameters to help optimize your system’s performance for a premium connectivity experience.

  • KVH OneCare Global Support Program
    KVH OneCare™ is a comprehensive array of service offerings that spans the lifecycle of your mini-VSAT Broadband solution, from design and selection of the best possible solution, to smooth installation, and post-deployment support in 3,500+ ports worldwide to maximize long-term performance.
  • Service

      KVH mini-VSAT Broadband HTS

    Antenna Type


    Belowdecks Equipment

      Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM)

    Service Coverage Area1

      Seamless Worldwide Regions

    Maximum Download Speed1

      5 Mbps

    Maximum Upload Speed1

      2 Mbps

    Billing Method

      Metered (M)

    Typical Cost per Minute for Voice (see rate sheet)

      $0.49 USD

    Antenna Dish Diameter

      36.8 cm (14.5")

    Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

      39.4 cm (D) x 44.7 cm (h) / 11.3 kg
      (15.5" (D) x 17.6" (h) / 25 lbs)

    System Option: CommBox Software Bundles Available

      Standard or Enterprise Packages

    System Option: Built-in Crew Calling Gateway

      Available; contact Airtime Services for details

    System Option: Iridium Pilot Secondary System

      Available as standalone system (P/N: 72-0537-01) or V3-IP/Iridium Pilot System Bundle w/least cost routing (P/N: 01-0357-01); see “Featured Options” for details.

    System Option:

      IP-MobileCast Services Available; contact KVH for details

    Antenna Operating Temperature

      -25°C to +55°C
      (-13°F to +131°F)

    System Option: OneCare Premium Support Program

      Available; see kvh.com/onecare for details IP-MobileCast Packages & Independent Channels Available N/A

    IP-MobileCast Operations Packages Available

      TRAININGlink, FORECASTlink Elevation/Azimuth Range 7.5° to 75° / 720° rotation

    Antenna Unit Power

      100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz auto switching, 250W max

    Antenna Survival Temperature

      -35°C to +70ºC
      (-31°F to +158°F)

    Heading Input


    ICM (BDU): Dimensions

      42.6 cm (l) x 41.4 cm (w) x 2U (h) (16.8" x 16.3" x 2U)
      rack-mountable with optional mounting provisions2

    ICM (BDU): Weight

      5.1 kg (11.25 lbs)

    ICM (BDU): Temperature

      Operating: -15°C to 55°C (5°F to 131°F);
      Survival: -15°C to 70°C (5°F to 158°F)

    ICM (BDU): Input Power

      100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz auto switching, 260W max

    ICM (BDU): Data Interfaces

      4 Ethernet: IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX, 100 Mbps; 1 Wi-Fi 802.11; 3 USB ports

    ICM (BDU): Voice Interfaces

      1 RJ11 port for VoIP services

    Remote Support



      Complies with the essential requirements of Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU, which includes the safety objectives set out in Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU and an adequate level of electromagnetic compatibility as set out in EMC Directive 2014/30/EU.


      Comprehensive 2-year parts, 2-year labor warranty supported by KVH’s worldwide Certified Support Network (CSN)3

    Matching TracVision Unit

      Standard - TV3
      Alternate - TV5

    Alternate Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

      49 cm (d) x 53 cm (h) / 13.6 kg
      19" (d) x 21" (h) / 30 lbs

    1 Published data speeds are maximum speeds and may vary in different regions and under different conditions.
    2 Optional Belowdecks Mounting Case (KVH Part No. 72-0368) available for vessels without a rack.
    3 Unless subject to in-country regulations. Restrictions apply. Visit www.kvh.com/warranty for details.

    Mini-VSAT Coverage

    Printable Airtime Service Agreement
    Please complete this and return to OCENS for service.

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