Munich / Bonn. With a BMW iX, a BMW Group is the
initial reward manufacturer to confederate a 5G mobile radio standard
into a globally accessible prolongation automobile and Deutsch Telekom is
charity a initial analogous 5G connectivity for such a vehicle.
The Personal eSIM can be simply extended and activated around an existing
agreement with a MobilityConnect option. This creates a vehicle
another companion device for customers, like a smartwatch. They
advantage from a high bandwidth and low latency of 5G. The vehicle
provides significantly softened write quality* and enables a 5G
WLAN hotspot* for adult to 10 inclination in a vehicle. The activated
Personal eSIM is related directly to a BMW ID of a customer. It can
be used in any enabled automobile including a analogous functions.
Mobility is entering a 5G epoch for a first
The new 5G mobile radio customary will
significantly boost a information delivery options compared to the
prior standard. This will emanate new, data-based applications and
boost a peculiarity of existent applications many times over. For
mobility, this means a extensive prolongation of data-based services
in a fields of party and infotainment, programmed and
assisted pushing and, above all, highway safety. The 5G customary is a
wilful accelerator for destiny innovations in mobility and other
fields of application.
Deutsche Telekom and a BMW Group use Personal eSIM and
MobilityConnect to bond a automobile to a customer’s mobile radio
formed on 5G for a initial time. In addition, Telekom business can
extend their existent mobile phone agreement to their automobile for a initial time.
Personal eSIM, genuine ‘Dual-SIM-Dual-Active’ and WLAN
The BMW iX is a record flagship of a BMW
Group and represents a genuine universe initial in networking. 5G and eSIM are
being used in a prolongation automobile here for a initial time.
further to a customary integrated automobile eSIM, an additional
Personal eSIM will be integrated, as formerly informed from smart
inclination such as tablets or smartwatches. The mobile phone technology
commissioned in a automobile enables both eSIMs to be active with 5G
concurrently with a full operation of services (Dual-SIM-Dual-Active).
The BMW iX multi-aerial system, specifically grown for 5G, routes the
radio vigilance from a performance-optimised multi-band aerials
directly to a vehicle’s infotainment complement around a Gigabit Ethernet
connection. In future, all passengers will advantage from a improved
tie peculiarity and augmenting information throughput, since a WLAN
hotspot* can be activated in a automobile around a Personal eSIM,
permitting adult to 10 finish inclination to roller or tide during 5G speed. At the
same time, it is no longer required to book an additional separate
mobile phone agreement for a automobile for a hotspot. The vehicle’s
eSIM can be simply activated with a MobilityConnect choice around the
existent mobile phone agreement of a Telekom customer.
“BMW has always been a colonize in a networking of mobility. We
already commissioned a initial SIM label in a automobile behind in 1997. With
a 5G Personal eSIM, we are now integrating a totally new spin of
connectivity for a business in a automobile in team-work with Deutsche
Telekom.” says Stephan Durach, Senior Vice President of Connected
Company Development and Operations BMW Group
Telekom introduces a initial 5G mobile radio choice for the
For a initial time, Telekom is introducing a special
rate choice for integrated connectivity in a vehicle. When a BMW
iX is accessible on a marketplace Telekom business can extend their
mobile phone agreement with a MobilityConnect choice to embody the
BMW iX and after other enabled models for 9.95 euros per month.
“Telekom is a heading network provider in Germany – both in mobile
radio and in a landline network. With a new MobilityConnect mobile
radio option, we are bringing 5G networking into a automobile as standard
for a initial time. Our best 5G network creates reward connectivity
probable like in a BMW iX. We so emanate totally new
applications for Telekom business in a fields of party and
infotainment and capacitate a augmenting networking of a car”,
explains André Almeida, Managing Director Private Customers Telekom Germany.
Simple engagement around app
The engagement can be easily
started in a automobile and a patron is guided step-by-step by the
My BMW App or Telekom patron centre to a finish of the
contract. When we book a rate option, a eSIM is activated for the
vehicle. After a smallest tenure of one year, a rate choice can afterwards be
cancelled on a daily basis. Families can so e.g. book a digital
services during brief notice for a subsequent holiday outing by car. It should
be probable to book a mobile phone choice for a automobile for other
automobile models as early as this year.
Personal eSIM can be eliminated to other enabled
Once a Personal eSIM has been activated using
a MobilityConnect option, a personal motorist settings are not only
stored in a car, though also with a BMW ID. Customers can thus
send a settings of a Personal eSIM to other enabled vehicles
by activating a BMW ID. Activation of a Personal eSIM in a car
is carried out automatically with login with a BMW ID and is
immediately available. Customers so spin each 5G-capable BMW (also
for let or loan vehicle) into their companion device.
* Presumably accessible as of a finish of 2021. Availability may
change depending on a marketplace and a customer’s mobile radio provider.