BMW is introducing the first 5G connected cars in the US featuring’s T-Mobile’s Magenta Drive. Available now, the all-new 2022 BMW iX and i4 come 5G ready with unlimited 5G data to turn the car into a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot and connect all in-car devices, and unlimited voice calling.
Passengers will also get a stronger, more stable cellular signal than before — as well as higher throughput for 5G in-car data and Wi-Fi — due to advanced antenna systems in the all-new BMW iX and i4.
T-Mobile has the largest and fastest 5G network in the US. It covers more than 96 percent of Interstate Highway miles across America — 16 percent more than the next network, according to data from network intelligence provider, Ookla.
Callie Field, President, T-Mobile Business Group, says: “In 2019 we lit up the first nationwide 5G network, and today we mark another milestone that builds on our 5G leadership. In another 5G first, we’ve delivered America’s first 5G connected cars, and we’re honored to do it together with BMW, who entrust their vehicles’ connectivity to T-Mobile.”
Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile, Metro by T-Mobile, and Sprint