KVH to Support Jeppesen Chart Subscribers With New IP-MobileCast Content Delivery Service

KVH to Support Jeppesen Chart Subscribers With New IP-MobileCast Content
Delivery Service

KVH Plans to Offer Economical, Weekly, Multicast Delivery of Entire Updated
Jeppesen ENC and Professional+ Chart Databases Over the Mini-VSAT Broadband

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., June 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KVH Industries, Inc.,
(Nasdaq:KVHI) announced today that it plans to launch a new IP-MobileCast™
content delivery service that will economically deliver Jeppesen's entire ENC
and Professional+ chart databases to mini-VSAT Broadband customers. The
announcement was made at the international maritime Nor-Shipping show in Oslo,
Norway. Based on ongoing cooperative efforts between KVH and Jeppesen, it is
anticipated that this new service will enable automatic delivery of electronic
charts over a very reliable satellite delivery service, eliminating the
time-consuming, manual process of physically shipping DVDs containing chart
updates to customers' ships.

"The launch of KVH's new IP-MobileCast service is expected to offer tremendous
value in delivering large files such as chart databases to vessels, because of
its anticipated ability to multicast the data to all customers in the
satellite coverage area with a single satellite transmission of the file,
rather than sending the same file individually to each vessel," explains Brent
Bruun, Executive Vice President of KVH's Mobile Broadband Group. "One-to-one
transmission of entire chart databases, which can be as large as three
gigabytes, would be prohibitively expensive. We're hoping to change the
economics by applying a new, more efficient approach to delivering content to

The new IP-MobileCast service is expected to be a complete, end-to-end
solution for content delivery. Source data will be encoded to be multicast
using proprietary software that is expected to provide advanced error
correction, file compression, and data validation that together ensure a high
level of reliability in file delivery. Data will be delivered, decoded, and
validated using KVH's onboard CommBox^™ Ship/Shore Network Manager, which is
built into the new unified Integrated CommBox Modem (ICM) belowdecks unit
standard in all of KVH's new TracPhone^® V-IP series products. The
IP-MobileCast service is being designed to not impact the normal service
speeds or airtime plans of mini-VSAT Broadband subscribers, since it will be
sent "over-the-top" of service allocated for one-to-one services.

"This new service could benefit thousands of Jeppesen customers who currently
use our DVDs to update their charts by providing an easier, automatic update
process," said Alex Zakroff, Jeppesen's Vice President/General Manager,
Marine. "As the IMO's ECDIS mandate phases in, many of our Professional+
customers will be required to migrate to our ENC product. Since KVH plans to
multicast both chart sets to its customers, the updating process is expected
to be stable and uninterrupted before and after the transition."

The new IP-MobileCast service is expected to be available to support all of
Jeppesen's flexible chart licensing programs, including traditional direct
licensing, cost-effective dynamic licensing, and OpenENC Pay-As-You-Sail
(PAYS) service by the end of 2013, subject to ongoing cooperation and final
agreement between the parties. KVH and Jeppesen are already developing new,
more efficient ways to deliver navigation content to vessels, and will
continue to work together to offer innovative new services that will help
vessel owners meet the regulatory and economic challenges of the 21^st

Vessel owners and managers interested in learning more about the Jeppesen
electronic charts and fleet management services are encouraged to visit

For additional information about the KVH mini-VSAT Broadband service, visit

About Jeppesen

Jeppesen is a market-leading provider of vessel operations services and
digital navigation solutions, based on worldwide vector chart data type
approved to ISO19879, meteorological information, and transmission
technologies. Jeppesen offers a wide range of navigation and operations
products and services to both recreational and commercial marine markets.
Safety-conscious boaters, mariners, and operators of vessels ranging from
coastal to SOLAS class rely on Jeppesen for innovative navigation solutions
that improve safety and efficiency. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of The Boeing

About KVH Industries, Inc.

KVH Industries is a leading manufacturer of solutions that provide global
high-speed Internet, television and voice services via satellite to mobile
users at sea, on land, and in the air. KVH's Headland Media group is the
maritime industry's leading provider of rights-approved news, sports, music,
and movies, as well as the Walport Training video series. KVH is based in
Middletown, RI, with facilities in Illinois, Denmark, Norway, the UK,
Singapore, the Philippines, India and Japan.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, statements
regarding the timing and occurrence of the anticipated strategic relationship
between Jeppesen and KVH, the functionality, characteristics, quality, cost
and performance of KVH and Jeppesen products, technology and service rollout
plans, as well as customer demand, preferences, requirements, and
expectations. The actual results could differ materially from those expressed
in the forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences
include, among others, the possibility that the parties will be unable to
agree upon the contractual terms of the anticipated strategic relationship,
uncertainties regarding the time needed to complete negotiations, potential
unanticipated technical or legal impediments, unanticipated costs and KVH's
dependence on the availability of third-party satellites and services to
support broadcasts to mobile antennas. These and other risk factors are
discussed in more detail in KVH's most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC.
KVH does not assume any obligation to update its forward-looking statements to
reflect new information or developments.

KVH Industries, Inc., has used, registered, or applied to register its
trademarks in the USA and other countries around the world, including the
following marks: KVH, KVH logo, TracPhone, CommBox, IP-MobileCast, mini-VSAT
Broadband and the mini-VSAT Broadband logo, and the banded, dome-shaped
housing of its satellite antennas.Other trademarks are the property of their
respective companies.

CONTACT: KVH Industries, Inc.
         Nicole Mongillo
         +1 401-847-3327

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