KVH Provides Free Satellite Calls to Philippines for Maritime Customers

KVH Provides Free Satellite Calls to Philippines for Maritime Customers

In Response to the Urgent Need for Seafarers to Check on Friends and Family in
the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, KVH Will Pay for All Calls to the Philippines
From Vessels That Use KVH's Mini-VSAT Broadband Service

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The devastation of Typhoon
Haiyan has left many Filipino seafarers on vessels around the world desperate
for news from home. To help these mariners, KVH Industries, Inc.,
(Nasdaq:KVHI) has announced that effective immediately all phone calls to the
Philippines from vessels using its mini-VSAT Broadband^SM service will be free
during this emergency.

"Filipino seafarers represent more than 20% of the world's mariners. In
support of the many seafarers whose family and friends have been affected by
the devastating typhoon in the Philippines, as of today, there will be no
charge for calling the Philippines on any KVH TracPhone^® system with
mini-VSAT Broadband service, on any vessel, anywhere in the world," said
Martin Kits van Heyningen, KVH's chief executive officer. "We are also
offering free digital daily Filipino newspapers from our NewsLink group so
that seafarers can keep abreast of the situation. Not knowing if loved ones
are safe is extremely difficult in any emergency situation, and it is
particularly wrenching for a seafarer who may be halfway around the world from

The free Voice over IP (VoIP) calls will be for the vessel's
operations/company phones as well as for crew calling phones. In cases where
crewmembers currently use a prepaid KVH calling card, the toll rate for calls
to the Philippines will be zero. The complimentary newspapers with local news
from the Philippines will be provided to any vessels that request them,
whether the vessels are KVH customers or not. To receive NewsLink's
Tagalog-language, digital daily newspaper free, Filipino seafarers are
encouraged to send an e-mail to freenews@newslinkservices.com.

KVH's Crewtoo^® social media network for seafarers is also providing
up-to-the-minute information regarding relief efforts on the ground in the
Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit land,
struck the central regions of the Philippines on November 8th with devastating

For more details, see the KVH Press Room, www.kvh.com, and the KVH blog,

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. KVH is based in Middletown, RI, with facilities in Illinois,
Denmark, Norway, the U.K., Singapore, the Philippines, Belgium, Holland,
Cyprus, and Japan.

This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include, for example, statements
regarding the functionality, characteristics, quality, cost, and performance
of KVH services and technology. The actual results could differ materially
from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause
such differences include, among others, access to sufficient and uninterrupted
satellite capacity to provide the service; uncertainty about the scope of
customer demand; 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, Crewtoo, NewsLink, TracPhone, and Walport are trademarks of KVH
Industries, Inc. "mini-VSAT Broadband" is a service mark of KVH Industries,

CONTACT: Jill Connors
         Media & Communications Manager
         KVH Industries, Inc.

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