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  KVH miniVSAT - CommBox

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Full Onboard IT & Communications Solution. KVH TracPhone’s breakthrough new streamlined belowdecks unit includes an IP-enabled antenna control unit, built-in CommBox Network Manager, ArcLight spread spectrum modem, Voice over IP (VoIP), Ethernet switch, and Wi-Fi capabilities all in a compact 2U unit for faster, trouble-free installations and user experience.

KVH’s CommBox Ship/Shore Network Manager is the most complete network management tool available for mariners, offering superior flexibility and reliability to competing hardware- and software-only solutions.

  • Web caching and web image compression to reduce bandwidth requirements
  • Enterprise extension: remote PC management for customer IT departments
  • Integrated e-mail server, firewalls, and security
  • Least cost routing and bandwidth management for multiple communications carriers
  • Unique networks for operations, charters and/or crew
  • Complete Internet cafe and VoIP solution
  • Content filtering


  • Least cost routing between multiple communications services, with easy-to-configure rules and filters for efficient business at sea and to maximize savings
  • Roaming crew accounts that allow crew members to prepay and access their Internet and e-mail accounts from any vessel in the fleet with a single login
  • Data compression, web caching, and web acceleration to reduce costs and optimize the performance of every communications system on every vessel
  • Easy file transfers from ship to shore and shore to ship, including file compression and synchronization among files and folders
  • Real-time reporting on communications usage and status for each vessel and the fleet as a whole
  • IP routing for remote operations and diagnostics of the vessel network right from fleet headquarters
  • Configurable firewalls and encryption for data and network security
  Software Options for TracPhone V-IP Series
The CommBox Network Manager offers an array of value-added capabilities available through a series of “Quick” software modules. The Standard and Enterprise bundles are designed to create the perfect solution for all onboard networking needs.

Standard Bundle

Enterprise Bundle

KVH CommBox QuickBasic provides management of off-vessel communications paths, with configurable firewall rules per connection.

  • Least Cost Routing
  • Bandwidth Management
  • Onboard Firewall

KVH CommBox QuickWeb dramatically reduces the bandwidth requirements needed for web surfing as well as the cost for pay-per-byte transmissions. Web traffic is compressed in real time, advertisements are removed, and content is cached locally on the vessel CommBox.

  • Web Caching
  • Web Image Compression and Ad Removal
  • URL and Content Filtering

KVH CommBox QuickFile seamlessly and cost effectively transfers files to and from your vessels as if they were a part of your office network. Set up directories or specific files to be synchronized from ship to shore and from shore to ship.

  • Automated File Transfers
  • Differential Synchronization

KVH CommBox QuickMail provides commercial fleets with a dedicated e-mail capability that either works as a stand-alone e-mail application or can easily interface with a vessel’s existing network and IT infrastructure.

  • Mail Server
  • Web Mail Client
  • Anti-spam and Anti-virus Filters

KVH CommBox QuickCrew makes it easy to give crew members Internet and e-mail access wherever they go. Roaming e-mail ensures that crew e-mails are never “lost”, by providing each crew member with one personal e-mail account for use on any vessel in the fleet, as well as on shore.

  • Roaming Crew Accounts
  • Prepaid Internet and E-mail Services
Activate the bundle that fits your needs!
 KVH CommBoc Brochures and Manuals
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