AT&T is expanding its multi-year connected car agreement with Audi in North America; the integration of next-generation technology will help deliver many new features to the Audi connect system in select 2017 and 2018 models. AT&T also announced it will enter a multi-year connected car agreement with Porsche in North America.
AT&T has provided Audi cars with connectivity for Audi connect and Wi-Fi since 2014. Under this new agreement, Audi will be providing next-generation technology, featuring new safety, security and infotainment features, such as remote lock and unlock, stolen vehicle locator, online roadside assistance and service requests over the AT&T network.
Audi customers can share data among phones, tablets and their vehicles with AT&T Mobile Share Value or stand-alone plan.
For Porsche, AT&T will offer wireless connectivity on AT&T’s 4G LTE network in certain 2017 Porsche Macan, Boxsters and 911 models. Porsche’s Connect Plus services, powered by AT&T, are either standard or an available option on a number of models and will include a Wi-Fi hot spot, navigation, news and weather alerts and other infotainment services. Customers will be able to connect up to 5 devices to the hot spot.