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

By Shawn Knight · 4 replies
Oct 17, 2013
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  1. 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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  2. RzmmDX

    RzmmDX TS Guru Posts: 313   +67

    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?
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,886   +1,222

    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.
  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    They are one of the biggest, if not the largest, carrier in America other than Verizon.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Someday all cars will be made this way. You may be even able to specify your carrier of choice if you're lucky.

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