KVH Co., Ltd., previously known as KVH Telecom, was founded by Fidelity Investments in 1999 as an Asia-Pacific IT/communications service provider. Through its facility-based optical fiber networks, data centers, and cloud services platform, KVH is an information delivery platform providing integrated IT and communication solutions to enterprise businesses. KVH serves media, manufacturing, carrier, and financial services as its key customer segments, and offers all customers bilingual support in Japanese and English.
KVH specializes in operating and developing low latency networks for the financial services industry, and provides low latency connectivity to all major Japanese exchanges. KVH's fiber backbone features a flat network hierarchy with few media converters and network devices making it the lowest latency network in metropolitan Japan.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, KVH also has points of presence in Osaka, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, New York, Sydney, Seoul, and Busan, and partner networks in Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
Edward Higase was appointed KVH president, chief executive officer and representative director on May 16, 2012.
On November 12, 2014, Colt, a London-based Telecom firm, announced the acquisition of KVH and now KVH is part of Colt Group S.A. With this acquisition, combined KVH and colt now operates in 28 countries across Europe, Asia and the U.S. with metropolitan area networks in 47 major cities and connections into over 200 cities globally.
Highest paying job titles at KVH Industries, Inc include Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, and Optical Engineer