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:

  • 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
  • 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.

Price: Contact


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

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 kvh.com/globalcare for details

System Option: Iridium Pilot Secondary System
Available (P/N: 72-0537-01); see “Featured Options” for details

Elevation/Azimuth Range
-24° to 119° / 720° rotation

Antenna Operating Temperature
-30°C to +55°C
(-22°F to +131°F)

Antenna Survival Temperature
-35°C to 70ºC
(-31°F to 158°F)

Heading Input
NMEA 0183 magnetic or true heading

Antenna Unit Power
DC; provided by ICM

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, 1.6 A 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
Integrated GPRS modem for access by KVH technical support

Complies with the specifications of EC directive 1999/5/EC Radio & Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE), per compliance with EC directive 2006/95/EC, EMC directive 2004/108/EC and IEC 301-427