The service will be available from auto manufacturers which deploy Sprint Velocity in
Canadians with vehicles that use Sprint Velocity will have access to customized content, such as news, sports scores, weather alerts, driving directions and vehicle diagnostics via an in-dash touch screen.
Sprint Velocity also provides connectivity for mobile devices in the car including smartphones and tablets.
Rogers says Canadians "want to be connected from anywhere, at any time."
And with over 20 million vehicles on the road in
Mansell added that Sprint Velocity will bring "the ultimate connected car experience," while also delivering safety features and communicating vehicle maintenance information seamlessly to manufacturers.
The connected car market is expected to be a booming business, with research suggesting nearly 100 million connected cars will be on the road by 2016.
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