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GM replaces Verizon with AT&T for OnStar; 2015 models will be like smartphones on wheels

0. phoneArena posted on 25 Feb 2013, 01:07

GM has announced that it will replace Verizon with AT&T's 4G LTE network to run its OnStar on board system for the 2015 model year, which actually starts in 2014; GM says that with plans for OnStar to run entertainment, safety and diagnostics through AT&T's pipeline, it envisions its cars becoming a "a smartphone on wheels," according to AT&T emerging devices head Glenn Lurie...

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posted on 25 Feb 2013, 01:40

1. belovedson (Posts: 1052; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)

at&t nickle and dimes thats probably why

posted on 25 Feb 2013, 01:51

2. TheMan (Posts: 493; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)

Yep, that's what I want to have happen...GM drivers streaming video whilst at the wheel.

posted on 25 Feb 2013, 07:25

3. applesauce (banned) (Posts: 165; Member since: 26 Aug 2012)

First good move gm has made in about 50 years...

posted on 25 Feb 2013, 13:51

4. nas1800 (Posts: 8; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)

Can you hear me now?? Not if its on AT&T. I to this day do not get reception for them at my house. Guess that onstar will only work in major areas and not in the middle of no where when needed.... that will be a fun law suit for someone who gets in a major accident out in the middle of no where with a subscription, at least they will be able to be track their final location when they are dead if they have a verizon phone.

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