More than 50 percent of new cars sold during 2015 will offer wireless connectivity either by embedded, tethered or smartphone integration, and that percentage will grow to include all or nearly all new cars sold in 2025, according to a report issued by the GSMA and conducted by research firm SBD.
BARCELONA, Spain--General Motors evaluated several different network partners and different types of connected car options before deciding to embed LTE into most of its cars beginning in 2014. The company announced earlier this week that its OnStar-branded safety, security and navigation service will use embedded LTE modules powered by AT&T Mobility's network. Interestingly, one of the driving factors behind GM's decision to embed LTE modules in its cars and select AT&T as its partner was because it plans to offer Voice over LTE technology.
General Motors will replace Verizon Wireless' service with AT&T Mobility's service in its OnStar offering beginning in 2014. The news represents a blow to Verizon, which has powered OnStar's service since it launched in the 1990s.
Cars and phones are usually a bad combination; I should know having just spent four hours avoiding half-crazed weekend drivers who seemed far more intent on their calls than...
Telematics solutions aren't a new phenomenon but they have suddenly become top-of-mind to the industry, as wireless operators turn their focus toward equipping all types of things (cars, healthcare
Although Verizon Wireless ( NYSE:VZ ) added a total of 1 million net connections in the fourth quarter, the company also said it lost 490,000 wholesale and other connections in the quarter and it
General Motors' OnStar unit will open its proprietary Advanced Telematics Operating Management System application programming interface to selected iOS and Android developers during the first half of
DEARBORN, Mich.--Ford Motor Co. will expand the number of vehicles that support its Sync AppLink offering and concurrently will enlarge the business unit--the Ford Connected Services Solutions
LAS VEGAS--Automaker Ford Motor Co. announced a new mobile effort that will link the company's electric cars to a downloadable smartphone application, allowing users to check their vehicle's
LAS VEGAS--OnStar announced a new retail effort that dramatically broadens the company's addressable market. Instead of offering its service through a calling system built into General Motors