Honda and Acura vehicles now with built-in mobile Wi-Fi hotspots powered by Bell
MONTREAL, QC and MARKHAM, ON , March 11, 2021 / CNW Telbec / – Bell and Honda Canada announced today that new Honda and Acura vehicles now feature built-in Wi-Fi wireless hotspots that allow drivers and their passengers to stay fully connected online, securely and hands-free, on the road.
“Like many consumers, Honda and Acura customers are looking for more convenient ways to stay connected. Our Bell-powered Wi-Fi hotspot for vehicles gives them the fast and reliable mobile connectivity they expect, said Dave Jamieson , senior vice president, sales and marketing, Honda Canada. Our vehicles are fully equipped with the features and accessories you need to safely access the information you need on the road. Whether shopping or going on an adventure with their family and all their gear, drivers can stay fully connected to the Wi-Fi hotspot, while passengers enjoy their favorite content online. ”
Ideal for on-the-go workers, commuters and families, the Bell Connected Car platform will seamlessly browse, listen and share content on up to seven compatible devices, thanks to the hotspot Built-in Wi-Fi wireless, powered by Canada’s largest 4G LTE wireless network. The wireless hotspot provides real-time access to emails and text messages, in addition to allowing passengers to watch streaming videos, play games and browse the web on the road or in an office. radius of more than 15 meters from the vehicle.
“Bell is proud to partner with Honda and Acura to serve the growing number of Canadians who want access to mobile broadband services in their vehicles. The Bell Connected Car platform turns your vehicle into a powerful wireless Wi-Fi hotspot. It automatically connects your devices and those of your passengers to a high-speed network, just like at home, explained Nauby Jacob, Senior Vice-President, Products and Services of Bell Mobility. Bell looks forward to continuing to enhance the on-board experience by leveraging the capabilities of our country’s largest LTE broadband network, which serves 99% of the population of Canada. ”
The Bell and Honda Canada partnership is part of the long-standing relationship between AT&T, Honda and Bell when it comes to connected cars.
Free Mobile Data Trial
Honda and Acura customers can take advantage of a free wireless data trial, which ends after three months or after using 3 GB of data, whichever comes first. At the end of the trial, they can stay connected by subscribing to a Bell data plan. Bell customers can share data from their Bell Share plan with the Connected Car app for $ 10 per month, with 1 GB of bonus data per month for 24 months. For more information, please visit Acura.ca/Acuralink and Honda.ca/Hondalink .
Bell Connected Car Platform
The Bell Connected Car platform is the next step in the evolution of the smart vehicle experience, from infotainment to autonomous driving. It is part of Bell’s Internet of Things leadership strategy, which aims to contribute to the development of connected vehicles, homes and businesses, as well as the smart cities of the future. The Bell Connected Car platform is designed to be used only by passengers when the vehicle is in motion and to provide safe hands-free connectivity while driving. For more information, please visit Bell.ca/ConnectedCar. Bell is Canada’s largest communications company. It provides an advanced suite of broadband wireless, television, Internet, media and business communications services across the country. For more information, please visit Bell.ca or BCE.ca .
SOURCE Bell Canada