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June 25th, 2012

KVH Industries... An Andean Arrangement (SATCOM)

[SatNews] KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) has named Andesat S.A., a leading provider...

...of satellite communications in the Andean region of South America, a reseller for KVH's mini-VSAT Broadband service and TracPhone V-series satellite communications systems. In addition to managing a mini-VSAT Broadband hub at their teleport in Santiago, Chile, Andesat will now provide TracPhone V-series systems and mini-VSAT Broadband service to its distribution partners in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador.

KVH's mini-VSAT Broadband, Ku- and C-band coverage map.

“KVH is committed to bringing reliable, affordable satellite communications to commercial mariners in South America, and expanding our relationship with Andesat will help us to achieve that goal,” said Brent C. Bruun, KVH’s senior vice president of global sales and business development. “Andesat is a diverse and well-established company that will help us reach this customer base effectively. They will be a tremendous asset in growing our business in South America, particularly as we combine their presence in the Southern Cone and Andean region with our existing distribution strategy in Brazil.”