AT&T Extends Connected Car Agreement with BMW

AT&T Extends Connected Car Agreement with BMW Image Credit: BMW

AT&T annound at the CES that it has signed an extended multi-year exclusive agreement with BMW to power all-new BMW 7 Series in North America with an option of a Wi-Fi hotspot powered by AT&T's 4G LTE network. 

The Wi-Fi hotspot can be easily accessed through a device such as a smartphone or tablet, which is automatically directed to AT&T's new online Wi-Fi portal, powered by Ericsson. Using the portal, users can activate a free Wi-Fi hot spot trial, buy a data session for their vehicle and manage their Wi-Fi account. BMW customers can also share data among phones, tablets and now their vehicles with AT&T Mobile Share Value

Chris Penrose, senior vice president, Internet of Things, AT&T Mobility
We are thrilled to continue our long-standing relationship with BMW and to be a part of a brand that evokes a joy and passion for driving. The new Wi-Fi hot spot lets you connect up to 8 devices at a time and allows passengers to access their favorite apps, play games and surf the net at fast 4G LTE speeds.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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