Your car can have WiFi, even if it’s old. This is Vodafone CarConnect, a small 4G router

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Vodafone has just made official Car Connectyour device to convert any gasoline car from 2000 onwards (2003 in the case of diesels) into a connected vehicle. WiFi, GPS location and personalized alerts. The price of the device is 59.90 euros per month plus a subscription for 2.5 euros per month for non-customers, dropping to 36 euros in the case of Vodafone customers.


Internet connection and GPS tracking in your car

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The European mobile fleet is over 12 years old, which makes it difficult to standardize the connected car. Operators such as Movistar launched Movistar Car three years ago, a solution for provide Wi-Fi access to any car with OBD port. This port is somewhat hidden in our car, and it is the one used by workshops to connect diagnostic machines.

This little router plugs into the car’s OBD port. It offers a WiFi network through 4G and real-time location of the vehicle

The operator puts its alternative up for sale, a solution that allows create a Wi-Fi network for the occupants of the vehicle through 4G, which informs about the GPS location of the vehicle and is capable of sending alerts via SMS and call the driver in case of emergency. Everything is controlled from the phone, with the Vodafone CarConnect app. You have 10 GB per month for the connection and we can connect up to five devices simultaneously.

From this app you can check if the vehicle is on or off, position in real time, weather forecast, and even parameters related to efficient driving.

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The device comes with a pre-installed SIM card, for which we have to pay 2.5 euros per month. The price of the device is 59.90 euros for non-customers36 euros in the case of Vodafone customers.

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Vodafone has just made official Car Connectyour device to convert any gasoline car from 2000 onwards (2003 in the case…

Vodafone has just made official Car Connectyour device to convert any gasoline car from 2000 onwards (2003 in the case…

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