Audi partners with Cubic Telecom

Audi and Cubic Telecom have announced a partnership to deliver high-speed connectivity for the Audi connect infotainment services to drivers across Europe.

This partnership is the largest rollout within Cubic Telcom's MVNO connectivity initiatives and will see great benefits for Audi customers. As well as being able to access Audi infotainment services, customers can also purchase competitive regional or Europe-wide data plans using an in-car store or via myAudi, to provide easy internet access for their portable devices with personal apps using the Audi connect wifi hotspot. Cubic Telecom's network partners cover 13 countries, including Ireland, making it the largest independent MVNO based LTE network in Europe.

"Cubic Telecom has the most comprehensive and compatitive independent options available," said Marcus keith, director of development for Audi Connect. "With Cubic, our customers travelling across Europe will be able to have secure and robust high-speed connectivity wherever they drive. This is just the start with more countries to follow."

Cubic Telecom use automotive grade embedded SIMs to provide local connectivity for a vehicle regardless of where the driver travels in Europe. It's a uniquely global embedded connectivity solution and users will experience premium-class reliability and speed.

"We are thrilled to partner with Audi to provide its drivers hassle-free in-car connectivity," said Barry Napier, CEO of Cubic Telecom. "This partnership is a testament to Cubic Telecom's ability to rapidly exaplnd connectivity programs for users across not only Europe, but global markets as our solution can be easily scaled worldwide to comply with customer needs as well as local regulations. We're excited with what we have on the road map."

Cubic Telecom enabled Audi vehicles will enter the market in selected models in 2017 across Europe.