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Orange Business Services provides IoT connectivity for cars
24 August 2021 | Melanie Mingas
Orange Business Services (OBS) is to provide IoT mobile connectivity across Europe for cars by global mobility brand Lynk & Co.
The brand is a JV between Geely Holding, Geely Auto Group and Volvo Car Group. It has launched its “always connected” car, which uses IoT network and infrastructure to provide enhanced features, such as large configurable touch screens and telematics that are always connected to the internet and the car’s cloud.
Each car has a SIM – with a unified global footprint – integrated during the manufacturing process. In collaboration with Lynk