General Motors’ 4G LTE OnStar data connection will may cost $5 to $50 a month

Posted on 15 May 2014 by Tony Santos

GM OnStar 4G Network

General Motors has just announced that its monthly subscription rates for 4G LTE data connection via OnStar will be in the range of $5 to $50 a month which mainly flexible depending on its usage. The company plans to roll out the 4G service this June starting with the 2015 Chevy Malibu, and mainly most of the 2015 model year will feature this service.

Early adapters will enjoy initial 3 months of free 4G service or up to 3GB of data, whichever comes first. However, if you’re an existing OnStar subscriber you’ll enjoy lower rates for some plans, see details below:

  • 200 megabytes (enough to stream about six hours of music or use the Internet for 13 hours): $5 for OnStar subscribers; $10 for non-subscribers.
  • 1 GB: $15 for subscribers; $20 for non-subscribers.
  • 3 GB: $30 for subscribers and non-subscribers.
  • 5 GB: $50 for subscribers and non-subscribers.

The service will be offer like a car equipped with MiFi in which you hook up to seven devices, which GM promises to be significantly provides strong and reliable signal compared to common connections/hot spot provided through smartphones and tablets.

Now if you’re already a mobile data subscriber, did you think that having your car with same service necessary? Let us know how do you feel at the comment form below.

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