Benefits of KVH Link

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  • Improved wellbeing and crew retention
  • Engaging and affordable packages
  • Licensed and cybersecure content
  • Available to watch on any device

The ultimate digital news & entertainment experience for crew wellbeing and leading operations data for vessel optimization

See the Possibilities of KVH Link

KVH Link brings seafarers treasured connections to home, easily and affordably, through daily news updates, favorite movies, TV, music, and the thrill of sports. It also delivers vital operations data to your fleet and custom corporate content to your crews so they can operate safely and efficiently. All of this great content for crew wellbeing and critical operations is delivered by KVH’s patented, revolutionary, content delivery service, IP-MobileCast.

The ultimate digital news & entertainment experience for crew wellbeing and leading operations data for vessel optimization

Improve Wellbeing and Crew Retention with the Best Content

Entertainment, News & Sports

Best-in-class content and an exciting, entertaining experience for crew. Standout features include hundreds of daily news stories, clips and shows; early release movies and classics, and more; popular TV shows; music radio and karaoke; and trending social videos, all delivered in an array of languages.

The life of a commercial seafarer no longer means being disconnected from life on shore. Improve your crew recruitment and retention and improve crew wellbeing with best-in-class content, including the latest movies, television, sports, news, music radio, podcasts, karaoke, and more.

NEWSlink

NEWSlink keeps your crew connected to events at home with news content in video, audio, and text, covering virtually every country of the world, grouped by region and in the most popular crew languages. News reviews, updates and special interest items (business, science, tech) are all delivered daily.

SPORTSlink

Nothing brings crew together like cheering for their favorite teams. SPORTSlink offers video, audio and text covering your crew’s favorite sports. Get news, stories, and video highlights, along with sports talk and documentaries, plus play-by-play text and interactive stats (coming soon).

MOVIElink

Delight in blockbuster films delivered as soon as they are available, sometimes while they are still in cinemas, and months before they can be streamed at home. MOVIElink’s expanding library of films includes both the biggest Hollywood hits along with regional content curated with seafarers in mind.

TVlink

Enjoy full seasons of the most popular hit television series so crews can enjoy the best entertainment from home.

MUSIClink

KVH Link offers more than 15 genres of fresh music radio, podcasts, entertainment news, karaoke, and more, easily played via the streamlined, user-friendly interface, and all constantly updated. Contact a KVH representative to learn more about MUSIClink.

Operations Content

The leading operational data for vessel efficiency. KVH partners with industry leaders in digital charting plus weather forecasting and voyage optimization. KVH Link delivers this vital, up-to-date data and custom corporate media content to you affordably, wherever your vessels operate.

Enhance Operations & Efficiency with KVH Link Content

Your “office” is in motion, a vessel stocked with inventory worth millions that needs to reach its destination on schedule and in compliance with regulations. KVH Link offers services designed to deliver vital operations data to your fleet and your custom corporate content to crews so they can operate safely and efficiently.

Cybersecurity to Protect Networks and Data

As IMO 2021 cybersecurity regulations come into force to address cyber risks in the industry and shipping companies turn to digitalization to revolutionize their operational efficiency, there is more of a focus on cyber risk control than ever before. KVH’s 6 Level Cybersecurity Program delivers proactive protection for KVH hardware and global VSAT satellite networks and incorporates crew training and incident response best practices.

Communicate with Your Crew with YOURlink

Sometimes you have a message that simply can’t wait for thumb drives to be delivered to your ships. YOURlink™ enables your business to share proprietary media files with every vessel in your fleet. Reach your crews quickly, easily, and affordably while enabling everyone onboard to watch via the TV in common areas, or on their own tablets, smartphones, and PCs.

Electronic Charting & More with CHARTlink

Sometimes you have a message that simply can’t wait for thumb drives to be delivered to your ships. YOURlink™ enables your business to share proprietary media files with every vessel in your fleet. Reach your crews quickly, easily, and affordably while enabling everyone onboard to watch via the TV in common areas, or on their own tablets, smartphones, and PCs.

Crucial Weather Data via FORECASTlink

Weather data is the foundation for services such as route planning, route optimization for fuel savings, vessel and seafarer safety, and more. KVH FORECASTlink™ delivers that critical information with high-resolution, global-scale forecasts from StormGeo, transmitted up to four times per day for safety, efficiency, and operational cost control.

How KVH Link is Delivered

KVH Link is delivered by our unique IP-MobileCast (IPMC) multicast service to KVH’s TracPhone® V7-HTS and TracPhone V11-HTS antennas. Multicasting enables KVH to deliver large amounts of secure content to many ships at once, over unused bandwidth, without slowing down onboard Internet speeds or registering usage against your monthly data plan.

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