Monday, August 23, 2021

General Motors, AT&T To Put 5G on the Road

 By J. Sharpe Smith, Inside Towers Technology Editor Today’s new vehicles rack up more than just miles. They produce terabytes of data as they tear down the roads. All of that data needs to be communicated to take advantage of the crucial information it provides. General Motors and AT&T are collaborating to bring 5G cellular connectivity to GM vehicles, beginning with select model year 2024 vehicles.

The rollout is part of GM and AT&T’s broad strategy to launch the world’s largest fleet of 5G-enabled vehicles and is the culmination of a two-year collaboration, including test-driving connected vehicles at GM’s 5G proving grounds in Milford, Michigan. Current Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners with 4G LTE-capable model year 2019 and newer vehicles will easily migrate to the new network infrastructure once available. AT&T’s 5G core network will improve roadway-centric coverage, music and video downloads, over-the-air software updates, navigation, mapping, and voice services. Continue Reading

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