TracPhone V11-IP | mini-VSAT Broadband

Breakthrough Ku-band VSAT with Streamlined Belowdecks Unit– the Solution for Connecting Your Offshore Office
The 3-axis, gyro-stabilized, 60 cm (24 inch) diameter TracPhone V7-IP brings always-on broadband, crystal clear voice, and simplified network management to today’s digital vessel – via the No. 1 maritime VSAT service, mini-VSAT Broadband. For greater reliability, simple installation, and unparalleled ease of use, this rugged, enterprise-grade Ku-band maritime antenna system features KVH’s new Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) that includes:

  • IP-enabled antenna control unit for easy set-up with iPhone App
  • CommBox Network Manager, for onboard networking, least cost routing, web caching, and more
  • ArcLight spread spectrum modem
  • Voice over IP (VoIP), Ethernet switch, and Wi-Fi capabilities
  • All in one streamlined belowdecks unit, just 2U high

TracPhone V7-IP Enables Vessels to Operate More Efficiently
With fast, affordable connectivity, maritime operations can optimize many onboard functions and also help meet MLC-2006 crew welfare requirements:

  • Compact, high-performance solution in an affordable yet rugged hardware package – 85% smaller in volume than standard VSAT systems
  • Affordable airtime rates and flexible plans with fastest activation in the industry
  • Built-in CommBox Network Manager provides ship operators the tools to manage the increasing use of broadband onboard for both operations and crew
  • Data rates as fast as 2 Mbps shore-to-ship, 1 Mbps ship-to-shore
  • Improved crew access to Internet helps meet MLC-2006 requirements
  • Supports upcoming IP-MobileCast service – multicasting delivery of movies, sports, news, and more directly to subscribing vessels

Flexible End-to-end Solution Meets Demands of Commercial Operations
KVH is the only maritime SATCOM company to do it all: manufacture the hardware, operate the network, manage the airtime, and provide 24/7/365 after-sale support. TracPhone V7-IP and mini-VSAT Broadband work seamlessly, providing an unsurpassed SATCOM solution for onboard networking, heavy Internet use at sea, worldwide coverage, and reliability.



mini-VSAT Broadband Service
IP-MobileCast Packages & Independent Channels Available

Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, NEWSlink TV Channels, SPORTSlink Channels


KVH mini-VSAT Broadband Airtime

Antenna Type


Belowdecks Equipment

Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM)

Service Coverage Area

Seamless Worldwide Regions

Maximum Download Speed1

2 Mbps

Maximum Upload Speed1

1 Mbps

Billing Method

Speed-based Unrestricted,
Speed-based Unrestricted Seasonal,
Speed-based Fixed, or
Speed-based Fixed Seasonal

Typical Cost per MB (see rate sheet)

<$1.00 USD

Typical Cost per Minute for Voice (see rate sheet)

Starting at $0.05 USD (speed-based plans)
$0.49 USD (metered plans)

Antenna Dish Diameter

60 cm (24″)

Antenna Unit Diameter x Height/Weight

66.3 cm (D) x 79.2 cm (h) / 26.1 kg
(26.1″ (D) x 31.2″ (h) / 57.6 lbs)

System Option: CommBox Software Bundles Available

Standard or Enterprise Packages – see “Featured Options” on product page for details

System Option: Built-in Crew Calling Gateway

Available; contact Airtime Services for details

System Option: IP-MobileCast Services

Coming soon; contact KVH for details

System Options UCH-250 Fax Server

For enterprise-grade faxing over IP (P/N 19-0520); contact KVH for details

System Option: GlobalCare Premium Support Program

Available; see for details

System Option: Iridium Pilot Secondary System

Available (P/N: 72-0537-01);