MIDDLETOWN, RI â€“ The worldâ€™s economy is a frequent topic of conversation these days, which is helping to put a focus on value in every purchase from your morning coffee to cars and homes. Heeding the call, KVH Industries, Inc.announced a practical deal today at the Palm Beach Boat Show in West Palm Beach, FL that will allow boaters to save money while putting reliable, safety-enhancing satellite communications on their vessels.Â
The new promotion offers a $1,000 airtime credit to customers who purchase a new TracPhoneÂ® 252 satellite communications system from today through June 30, 2009, and activate their Inmarsat mini-M service using Inmarsat Airtime by KVH.Â
â€œWeâ€™re excited to offer this promotion as the spring boating season gets underway,â€ explains Jim George, KVHâ€™s director of sales for satellite products. â€œThe TracPhone 252 and mini-M satellite communications service are the perfect telephone and fax solution for the boater on a budget, because they offer connections to shore that are important for safety and other operations at a very reasonable cost and on a near-global basis. We hope that our customers take advantage of this promotion and enjoy this affordable satellite communications solution for years to come.â€
The award-winning TracPhone 252 is the most reliable marine satellite telephone system available for Inmarsatâ€™s mini-M network. It offers a single-cable, self-contained design and is ideal for virtually any vessel. This system also allows the user to simultaneously connect telephone/PABX systems, fax machines, and computers to create a versatile onboard communications center. And with Inmarsatâ€™s proven, near-global mini-M satellite coverage, reliable, high-quality telephone service is always available.
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. KVHâ€™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.