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Pricing not yet announced for the service which is provided by AT&T

GM has announced that it has teamed up with AT&T to give customers internet access inside most of its 2015 model year vehicles (courtesy of an LTE modem). The partnership will allow AT&T customers add their vehicle as a device on a new or existing AT&T data plan.
 
The plan will also allow owners of LTE modem equipped vehicles to purchase access on an “as needed” basis, similar to what AT&T already allows with tablets such as Apple’s iPad.


Mom's daily ride will now give the kiddos internet access on the way to soccer practice
 
GM VP of Global Connected Consumer said during the Barclays Global Automotive Conference, "So we’re trying to make this as flexible as possible and as easy as possible to get the customer used to buying data connections inside of their vehicles."
 
GM and AT&T haven't announced pricing for the service, which is expected to be available in mid-2014. It should also be noted that the integrated AT&T service won't replace GM's OnStar service. 

Source: Detroit News



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Internet Access????
By AlvinCool on 11/13/2013 10:28:21 AM , Rating: 2
For the people buying new cars, I would bet almost all of them have access to wifi through their phones. Even for the ones that can't figure out how to tether without paying for it it would be cheaper to buy the tethering than to pay yet another internet charge that you can only use in your car.

So I guess this is just adding wifi to the onstar service?? Yet another feature nobody wants.




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