The Digital Dad occasionally provides coverage on interesting developments in automobile technology. The “digital” part of the Digital Dad. Today, some information for Buick owners with OnStar and their ability to stream the NCAA tournament in-vehicle via the OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.
“NCAA March Madness tips off tonight and Buick owners in the U.S. with an in-vehicle OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot don’t have to worry about missing a moment of the action thanks to a new unlimited prepaid data plan enabled by AT&T. The plan is $20 per month and available across Buick’s entire 2017 retail portfolio of vehicles.”
The press release goes on to say:
“As a longstanding NCAA partner, Buick is especially excited to have this plan available for March Madness, one of the most streamed sporting events of the year. March Madness streaming reached 65 million people in 2016 and total live streaming of the tournament hit an all-time high of 1.1 billion minutes.”
“As an NCAA Corporate Champion, we’re proud to play a role in delivering this capability to Buick customers,” said Joe Mosele, Vice President, Internet of Things Solutions, AT&T. “March Madness is one of the most streamed sporting events in the world, and with AT&T’s 4G LTE-enabled Wi-Fi and this new unlimited data plan, passengers can enjoy endless entertainment on the go.
Do you take advantage of streaming in your Buick via the OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot? How is the service? Share your experience in the comments below.
Want to learn more about the 4G LTE Wifi Hotspot in Buick? Check this page.
More About OnStar WiFi
Any time your vehicle is on, your hotspot is available and ready to connect to your devices, so it’s easy to use. The built-in Wi-Fi hotspot is powered by your vehicle, so you don’t have to worry about your mobile device battery. You can connect up to seven devices through your built-in Wi-Fi hotspot.
All images courtesy of Buick and OnStar