OnStar and 4G

Stuart Fowle, OnStar Assistant communications manager talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about OnStar and 4G.

How relevant is OnStar? With all the car companies creating their own infotainment and security & safety features and everyone carrying their own smartphone how relevant is OnStar?

What is 4G LTE?

How much will it cost?

How many cars will it be in and how soon?

How many devices can connect on the 4G LTE at once?
What is the MyLink App Shot?

The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu will be the first 4G LTE-equipped GM vehicle, followed by more than 30 other Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac vehicles by the end of the year.

Heres how GM prices the OnStar data plan. Unused data doesn’t carry over to the next period.

* 200 MB per month = $5 ($10 without Directions & Connections plan)
* 1GB per month = $15 ($20 without Directions & Connections)
* 3GB per month = $30
* 5GB per month = $50
* 250 MB for one day = $5
* 10GB over 12 months = $150 ($200 without Directions & Connections)
* AT&T Share Plan customers = $10 per month per GM car