AT&T and American Honda Enter Connected Car Agreement
The AT&T 4G LTE network will bring connectivity to Honda vehicles
AT&T* and American Honda Motor, Co. Inc. are bringing 4G LTE connectivity to Honda vehicles in the U.S. and Canada. This is a part of an exclusive multi-year agreement.
AT&T will connect Honda vehicles with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity.
The AT&T 4G LTE network will connect HondaLink apps and services for vehicles, including navigation, streaming radio, diagnostics and remote lock/unlock.
“Honda owners are some of the most loyal customers in the world. We can’t wait to bring them an even better driving experience,” said Chris Penrose, President, Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T. “Wireless connectivity and connected car services continue to be a key feature in customers’ next car purchase decision. Our work with Honda will deliver new capabilities to future models.”
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
About AT&T Connected Car Leadership
We’re focused on serving the growing number of tech savvy car owners looking for an improved driving experience. According to a study by AT&T and Ericsson, 3 out of 4 consumers consider connected car services an important feature in their next car purchase.
We launched 2 major initiatives to lead innovation in the connected car market. The first is a pioneering connected car lab and research center in Atlanta, called the AT&T Drive Studio. We also offer a global platform, AT&T Drive, which is modular and flexible to allow carmakers to build unique solutions for its customers. AT&T was the first major wireless carrier to launch a global SIM platform for cars. This platform lets automotive, individuals and Internet of Things equipment makers use a single carrier to wirelessly connect products across the globe. We have been committed to improving road safety through our It Can Wait campaign and as a founding member of the Together for Safer Roads coalition.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed internet and voice services. We’re one of the world’s largest providers of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider.* And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.
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