New KVH service is for large files

Jul 3, 2013 by Guest Writer

Rhode Island-based KVH Industries has debuted its new IP-MobileCast content delivery service for its mini-VSAT Broadband satellite network.

The IP-MobileCast service allows ships to receive large files through satellite links more affordably. These links are designed to allow electronic charts, detailed weather forecasts, e-learning materials, live news and sports clips, movies, IPTV, and IP-radio to be delivered to ships at sea.

The new service is expected to be available later this year, delivering content “over the top” of the mini-VSAT Broadband network in a separate data stream to not impact customers’ contracted data speeds or airtime rate plans.

In other company news, KVH announced that it plans to launch a new IP-MobileCast content delivery service that will deliver Jeppesen’s entire ENC and Professional+ chart databases to mini-VSAT Broadband customers. It is anticipated that this new service will enable automatic delivery of electronic charts over satellite.

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