AT&T revealed as Tesla's mobile partner for in-vehicle wireless connectivity

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
It was revealed for the first time today that Tesla relies on AT&T to supply its fleet of electric vehicles with Internet connectivity via the company’s wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) solution. AT&T senior vice president of emerging devices Chris Penrose revealed...

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RzmmDX

TS Guru
Is it still valid to laugh at AT&T's network coverage or have they actually improved.

And do the owners pay for this service?
 

MilwaukeeMike

TS Evangelist
Is it still valid to laugh at AT&T's network coverage or have they actually improved.

And do the owners pay for this service?
I only think they get heat for their LTE network. 3G is probably fine.

And it doesn't really matter right now anyway. Anyone who owns a Tesla lives in a city. You can't drive a Tesla more than a couple hundred miles before it needs a recharge, so it's not like anyone is going to be out in the middle of nowhere without a signal.