Garmin® selects KVH to provide marine satellite TV antenna systems to boaters worldwide

Garmin to offer popular 45 cm and 60 cm satellite TV domes from KVH in its marine network package as an OEM-installed option

Garmin International, Inc. a unit of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN), and KVH
Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), announced an arrangement to offer two
marine satellite TV antenna systems made by KVH as part of a Garmin
marine network package. The two dome products—the GTV5 powered by KVH
and the GTV6 powered by KVH—will be offered by Garmin to select
recreational boat builders and select high-end installing leisure marine
electronics dealers.

KVH, a mobile tech innovator, pioneered the field of mobile marine
satellite TV with its TracVision® line of satellite TV
antenna systems. Garmin’s marine products include chartplotters,
multifunction displays, high-definition radar, sonar technology,
autopilots and more; the products announced today will be Garmin’s first
satellite TV antenna dome products.

“Boatbuilders know their customers want onboard satellite TV to enhance
their enjoyment and time spent on their boats, and we are extremely
pleased to be working with KVH to add satellite TV domes to our
ever-expanding marine product portfolio,” says Dan Bartel, Garmin vice
president of global consumer sales.

“We are delighted to work with Garmin, a leader in marine navigation and
electronics products worldwide, and expand the marine satellite TV
market to their OEMs and select dealers,” says Brent Bruun, KVH’s chief
operating officer. “For more than 20 years, KVH has been dedicated to
providing the highest quality marine satellite TV antenna products to
customers, and we know Garmin shares our commitment to the highest

The GTV5 (45 cm/18 in diameter) and GTV6 (60 cm/24 in diameter) offer
outstanding high-performance tracking and reception, and fast satellite
acquisition no matter what the sea conditions. These popular satellite
TV domes for sportfishing and cruising boats are compatible with DIRECTV® U.S.,
DISH Network®, Bell TV, Sky Mexico, Sky Italia, and Sky U.K.,
and circular and linear Ku-band services worldwide. They can be used to
receive high-definition satellite TV programming with Ku-band services,
and are fully stabilized to enable boaters to enjoy hundreds of digital
TV and movie channels via regional satellite services around the world.
KVH’s exclusive RingFireTM technology provides stronger
signals, wider geographic coverage, and better reception, and KVH’s
IP-enabled TV-Hub is included with every system to deliver easy setup
and operation.

Garmin is the world’s leading marine electronics manufacturer1
and was recently named Manufacturer of the Year for the third
consecutive year by the NMEA, an honor given to the most recognized
marine electronics company for support of products in the field.
Garmin’s portfolio includes some of the industry’s most sophisticated
chartplotters and touchscreen multifunction displays, sonar technology,
high-definition radar, autopilots, high-resolution mapping, sailing
instrumentation, and other products and services that are known for
innovation, reliability, and ease-of-use. Other Garmin marine brands
include FUSION Entertainment, and Navionics, a premier supplier of
electronic navigation charts.

For decades, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless
devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active
lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including
automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more
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KVH’s TracVision line has been recognized by the National Marine
Electronics Association (NMEA) with a product award for 20 consecutive
years. For more information about KVH, visit KVH’s Press Room at,
or follow KVH at,,

1Based on 2016 reported sales.

About Garmin International Inc.

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

About KVH Industries, Inc.

KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI), is a global leader in mobile
connectivity and inertial navigation systems, innovating to enable a
mobile world. A market leader in maritime VSAT, KVH designs,
manufactures, and provides connectivity and content services globally.
KVH is also a premier manufacturer of high-performance sensors and
integrated inertial systems for defense and commercial applications.
Founded in 1982, the company is based in Middletown, RI, with research,
development, and manufacturing operations in Middletown, RI, and Tinley
Park, IL, and more than a dozen offices around the globe.

KVH Industries, Inc. has used, registered, or applied to register its
trademarks in the U.S.A. and other countries around the world, including
but not limited to the following marks: KVH, TracVision, and RingFire.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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Garmin International, Inc. Carly Hysell, 913-397-8200 [email protected] or KVH Industries, Inc. Jill Connors, 401-851-3824 [email protected]