Verizon, Audi Partner for 5G Rollout
March 11, 2022—Verizon Business and Audi of America have agreed to partner in rolling out 5G to select 2024 vehicles.
The deal, the first of its kind for Verizon, will give vehicles access to Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network for enhanced driving features, connectivity, and in-car Wi-Fi for infotainment for passengers.
“Audi drivers will be among the first in the world to experience a new generation of automobiles, one in which their car is both a 5G mobile device and a vehicle,” said Tami Erwin, CEO of Verizon Business in a press release. “We’re proud to bring our transformative 5G networking expertise to a visionary partner like Audi, whose premium automotive engineering deserves second-to-none 5G technology to match.”