The TracPhone FB250 is the perfect solution for owners of leisure yachts who desire or require the same Internet experience at sea that they enjoy at home and in the office. The compact, low-profile antenna will bring lightning-fast broadband connections and simultaneous, reliable telephone service to your boat at an affordable rate. Best of all, the system’s compact design is easy to install and looks great on any boat.
This system provides easy, global access to e-mail, Internet, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), as well as telephone services, creating an “office at sea” that can travel with you wherever you go. With the TracPhone FB250, you will enjoy Internet and telephone connections just like the ones you have at home.
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.
Internet and telephone connections on water
Uses powerful FleetBroadband service from Inmarsat. A choice of airtime plans to fit your needs. Internet connections with speeds as high as 256 Kbps (uncompressed). Inmarsat Airtime Services provided by KVH offer exclusive airtime benefits and a single point of contact for both hardware and airtime questions.
Free access to KVH’s Velocity™ Acceleration software to optimize and speed up data connections. Always-on connection for e-mail, Internet and Intranet (via secure VPN).
Rugged, reliable design for outstanding performance, even offshore and in challenging sea conditions. Inmarsat FleetBroadband Activation Process Checklist – Use this handy activation process checklist to ensure you submit all necessary forms for activating your system.
TracPhone FB250 Satellite Internet & Phone on boat Specifications
|TracPhone FB250 Specifications|
|Service Provider||Inmarsat Airtime Services|
|Service Coverage Area||Global|
|Maximum Downlink Rate (Shore-to-Ship)||284 Kbps|
|Maximum Uplink Rate (Ship-to-Shore)||284 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||19" x 21"/20 lbs
(48 cm x 53 cm/9 kg
|Antenna Dome Alternate Diameter x Height/Weight||11" x 12"/11 lbs
(27 cm x 30 cm/5 kg)
|Matching TracVision Antenna Available||Standard - M5
Alternate - not available
|Voice||4 Kbps AMBE+2,
3.1 kHz audio
|Fax||Group 3 fax|