KVH Industries Named Media Sponsor for Seafarers' Welfare Awards

KVH Industries Named Media Sponsor for Seafarers' Welfare Awards

KVH's Crewtoo and NewsLink Brands to Raise Awareness of the International
Seafarers' Welfare Awards; Deadline for Nominations, 26 November

LIVERPOOL, U.K., Oct. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KVH Industries, Inc.,
(Nasdaq:KVHI), a leading provider of in-motion satellite television and
communications systems, has been named Media Sponsor of the International
Seafarers' Welfare Awards 2014. KVH's Crewtoo^® social media network and
NewsLink^™ digital newspapers, which are based in Liverpool, are leading
providers of maritime crew welfare services. Crewtoo and NewsLink were
formerly part of Headland Media, which was acquired by KVH Industries earlier
this year. Headland Media is now called KVH Media Group. KVH Industries, Inc.,
has global headquarters in the United States.

The International Seafarers' Welfare Awards 2014 are organised by the
International Seafarers' Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), a U.K.-based
organisation dedicated to promoting the welfare of mariners and the
implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006, which mandates a
wide range of crew welfare benefits.

The Awards are an opportunity for seafarers around the world to nominate their
favourite shipping company, their favourite seafarers' centre and port, and
their choice for welfare personality of the year. Nominations for the awards
can be submitted at www.seafarerswelfareawards.org from now until 26 ^
November 2013.

"We have a strong ethos that the voice of the seafarer should be heard and the
International Seafarers' Welfare Awards highlight this aim perfectly," said
Mark Woodhead, managing director of KVH Media Group. "We are delighted to work
with ISWAN and feel that the Awards can help to inspire others and encourage
the development of new and improved services that can build on the framework
put in place by MLC-2006."

KVH's content services provide key aspects of crew welfare that meet MLC-2006
regulations, such as communications and entertainment. For example, Crewtoo, a
social media network for mariners created last year, is the worlds' largest
and most popular social media site dedicated to seafarers, with 85,000 members
worldwide. The NewsLink daily international newspaper service delivers
publications in 17 different languages onboard 9,000 ships across the globe.

"All of our maritime services, which additionally include sports, movies,
music, and training videos, provide a comprehensive solution for commercial
maritime companies striving to meet the new requirements of MLC-2006," said
Mr. Woodhead. "We have close direct relationships with the crew and we listen
to their requests so that we can create a productive and cost-effective
solution for both shipping company and seafarer. Our TracPhone^® V-IP series
terminals, mini-VSAT Broadband^sm network, and new IP-MobileCast^™ service are
designed to provide efficient and affordable transmission of Hollywood movies,
training videos, and more, which all helps to create better conditions for the
modern seafarer."

The International Seafarers' Welfare Awards 2014 ceremony will be held at the
International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva on 7 ^ April 2014, with the
presentation made by Guy Ryder, Director General of the ILO. The ILO is the
agency behind the creation of the MLC-2006.

Visit www.minivsat.com/vip for more information about KVH's maritime broadband
connectivity solutions, which include the TracPhone V-IP series terminals, the
mini-VSAT Broadband network, and the IP-MobileCast content delivery service.
Visit www.crewtoo.com for more information about the social media network for

About KVH Industries, Inc.

KVH Industries is a leading provider of in-motion satellite TV and
communications systems, having designed, manufactured, and sold more than
175,000 mobile satellite antennas for applications on vessels, vehicles, and
aircraft. KVH is also a leading news, music, and entertainment content
provider to many industries including maritime, retail, and leisure. In
addition to Crewtoo and NewsLink, KVH's content-related maritime-industry
brands include Walport^® Maritime Training Films and Walport Entertainment
On-Board. In hotels, KVH is a leading provider of daily news publications,
serving clients in 192 countries. KVH's mission is to connect mobile customers
around the globe with the same digital television entertainment,
communications, and Internet services that they enjoy in their homes and
offices. KVH is based in Middletown, Rhode Island, U.S.A., with facilities in
Illinois, Denmark, Norway, the U.K., Singapore, the Philippines, and Japan.

This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, statements
regarding the timing and occurrence of new content delivery services rollout
plans, the functionality, characteristics, quality, cost and performance of
KVH services and technology; anticipated innovation and product development;
and customer demand, preferences, requirements and expectations. The actual
results could differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking
statements. Factors that may cause such differences include, among others,
uncertainties regarding the successful launch and deployment of new
satellites; access to sufficient and uninterrupted satellite capacity to
provide the service; uncertainty about the scope of customer demand; the
potential inability to maintain licenses necessary for the network; risks
associated with the delivery or performance of critical hardware;
unanticipated technical or legal impediments related to new service rollout
plans and expected strategic relationships; unanticipated increases in media
costs or loss of distribution rights; KVH's dependence on the availability of
third-party satellites and services to support broadcasts to mobile antennas;
changes in the costs and capabilities of competing offerings. These and other
risk factors are discussed in more detail in KVH's most recent Form 10-Q filed
with the SEC on August 9, 2013. KVH does not assume any obligation to update
its forward-looking statements to reflect new information or developments.

KVH, Crewtoo, NewsLink, Headland Media, TracPhone, IP-MobileCast and Walport
are trademarks of KVH Industries, Inc. "mini-VSAT Broadband" is a service mark
of KVH Industries, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective companies.

CONTACT: Sue Henney
         Marketing Manager
         KVH Media Group
         +44 151 236 4124
         Jill Connors
         Media & Communications Manager
         KVH Industries, Inc.
         +1 401-851-3824

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