Bring true broadband Internet connections along for your next trip to sun-drenched harbors and distant locales with KVH’s ultra-compact satellite communications system – the TracPhone FB150 with Inmarsat FleetBroadband service.
The TracPhone FB150 antenna is the smallest in KVH’s family of Inmarsat FleetBroadband-compatible TracPhone systems, perfect for leisure boats. The fully stabilized TracPhone FB150 offers IP data connections up to 150 Kbps and simultaneous voice and SMS service, all via Inmarsat’s trusted FleetBroadband network with its new I-4 satellite constellation ensuring service for the next 20 years and beyond!
Rely on broadband data to help save time and fuel while spending less time in the harbor and more time out on the water. Enjoy access to weather data, sea conditions, chart updates, friends, family, and the office. For the first time, broadband at sea is small enough and affordable enough for you to rely on wherever you cruise. And it’s all brought to you by KVH and Inmarsat, the leaders in maritime broadband.
Broadband Internet connection on boat
By keeping your passengers and crew happy and connected to home, you are making an investment in your boat that will be valuable for years to come.
FleetBroadband is the newest maritime satellite communications and Internet service from Inmarsat. It operates using Inmarsat’s new I-4 satellites and offers faster data rates (up to 432 Kbps) and lower costs in more compact antennas with global coverage.
Inmarsat Fleet, which has been available since 2002, offers global voice, fax, and Internet, with data rates as fast as 128 Kbps via KVH’s TracPhone F77 system.
KVH’s TracPhone systems are all designed to offer Internet and e-mail access along with voice connections.
TracPhone FB150 Satellite Internet & Phone on boat Specifications
|TracPhone FB150 Specifications|
|Service Provider||Inmarsat Airtime Services|
|Service Coverage Area||Global|
|Maximum Downlink Rate (Shore-to-Ship)||150 Kbps|
|Maximum Uplink Rate (Ship-to-Shore)||150 Kbps|
|Typical Cost per MB Transmitted (see rate sheet)||$13.50 USD|
|Typical Cost per Minute for Voice (see rate sheet)||$.79 USD|
|Antenna Dome Standard Diameter x Height/Weight||13" x 14"/11 lbs
(33 cm x 34 cm/5 kg)
|Antenna Dome Alternate Diameter x Height/Weight||11” x 12”/9 lbs
(27 cm x 29 cm/4 kg)
|Matching TracVision Antenna Available||Standard - M1
Alternate - not available
|Voice||4 Kbps AMBE+2|