The connected car may be getting smarter at a lower cost thanks to R&D coming out of Japan's Fujitsu Laboratories that could help cars better detect objects and people around them.
Deutsche Telekom and China Mobile have signed an agreement on the creation of a 50:50 joint venture in China that will focus on the development of connected car services and technology.
This year's CTIA show may have been dampened by a number of competing events such as Apple's iPhone 6 launch event in Cupertino, Calif., on Sept. 9, the opening day of the show, but there were a number of key trends that emerged, including connected car, rural wireless consolidation and Wi-Fi calling.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is between five and ten years away from becoming truly productive for businesses, according to the latest annual report on emerging technologies from the Gartner group.
Qualcomm is playing to its strengths in the connected car market rather than attempting to compete with established chipmakers that provide engine management and safety systems, according to the U.S.-based company's director of marketing.
AMSTERDAM--Connected cars will be such a disruptive force in the automotive industry they could make or break car manufacturers, the vice president of Ericsson's Connected Vehicle Cloud division said at the Connected Cars trade conference here on Tuesday.
Telefonica became car maker Tesla's largest connectivity provider in Europe, with a deal to provide machine-to-machine (M2M) communications for the auto company's Model S car.
The expanding Internet of Things and mobile operators' changing attitudes regarding the devices used on their networks are impacting demand for wireless equipment testing technology, according to Paul Beaver, products director at UK-based Anite.
AT&T will deploy LTE services on its 2.3 GHz Wireless Communication Service (WCS) spectrum next year, using it for paired spectrum operations rather than just downlinks, said John Donovan, senior executive vice president of AT&T's technology and network operations.
What applications can you use in a connected car today? AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson actually said his company thinks about the connected car as "a big smartphone on wheels."