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AT&T hits 24mn cars, BT’s EE launches Auto Mate telematics service

As smartphone markets saturate, and the availability of free WiFi hotspots grow, global MNOs are turning to new markets to support their profitability. Automobiles have long been an area of interest, and AT&T has been the biggest player in that market for some time. British Telecom’s EE network has just announced its own fleet telematics bid too, as this market heats up. AT&T says it now connects 24mn cars on its networks, with over 3mn of those being fleet vehicles. It adds that it has over 1mn retail subscribers for in-car WiFi too. Collectively, these 24mn vehicles used 45mn GB of mobile data between March 2017 and September 2018, which comes to an average of 0.09 GB (90 MB) per…

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