Deutsche Telekom, Huawei, Audi, and Toyota began testing a vehicle-focussed variant of LTE on a German autobahn to evaluate the potential benefits of the technology for connected cars.
BMW detailed plans to launch autonomous vehicles in 2021 by leveraging a newly formed partnership with Intel and Mobileye.
While it has taken a long time for technologies to be developed for Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC), Qualcomm Technologies is trying to do its part to accelerate the development of technologies that will ultimately make roads safer.
The adoption of connected in-vehicle infotainment systems will produce revenues exceeding $600 million (€550 million) in 2020, representing a 10-fold increase on this year.
A couple weeks after rival Verizon announced the availability of the world's first Cat 1 LTE network features for the Internet of Things, AT&T wants to make sure everyone is aware that it signed more than 300 IoT deals in 2015-- and ended up connecting 25 million connected devices to boot.
Nokia announced its Here mapping and navigation unit is evaluating the rollout of a cellular network in the Netherlands as part of the businesses' Cooperative Intelligent Transportation System (C-ITS) for connected vehicles.
TeliaSonera said it will become the world's first operator to launch a cloud-based connected car service with a new smartphone-centred function that is due to launch in Sweden in 2016.
The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) will formally explore adopting MirrorLink as an ETSI Technical Specification (TS) under an agreement struck with the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) at the ETSI General Assembly meeting in Sophia Antipolis this week.
AT&T is starting to see a trend in its machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) business-- one where enterprises are looking not for a Wi-Fi first service but cellular first.
Nokia's HERE division revealed it is powering a range of connected car features for Volvo Cars under a multi-year agreement signed earlier this year.