GM And AT&T Set Benchmark With 5G

GM And AT&T Set Benchmark With 5G

The next-generation vehicle network will enable a new era of connected services for millions of GM vehicles.

General Motors and AT&T will bring 5G cellular connectivity to millions of GM vehicles coming off the assembly line over the next decade in the United States. GM and AT&T are working together to set the benchmark for automotive connectivity with a fifth generation cellular network architecture to meet the needs of an all-electric and autonomous future.

GM and AT&T are collaborating to build a high performance 5G core network that delivers a new standard. Network enhancements will include: 

  • Improved roadway-centric coverage 
  • Faster music and video downloads with higher quality 
  • Faster, more reliable, and secure over-the-air software updates 
  • Faster navigation, mapping, and voice services 

5G connectivity will first be available in select model year 2024 vehicles. Additionally, through GM’s fifth generation network, current 4G LTE-equipped model year 2019 and newer vehicles will experience faster connectivity speeds and many of the same performance benefits of future 5G-equipped vehicles. Current Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners in the U.S. with 4G LTE-capable model year 2019 and newer vehicles will easily migrate to the new network infrastructure once available.  

This rollout is part of GM and AT&T’s broad strategy to launch the world’s largest fleet of 5G-enabled vehicles and the culmination of a two-year collaboration, including test-driving connected vehicles in GM’s 5G proving grounds in Milford, Michigan. 

For more information, visit  https://www.gm.com

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