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ATT, BMW Partner To Deliver Always Connected Cars

Posted in Internet Radio with tags , , , , , , on December 29, 2014 by OC Talk Radio

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Courtesy of RAIN (Radio and Internet Newsletter)

So far, most in-car Net radio systems rely on your trusty smartphone. No smartphone? No Pandora for you. But a new partnership between AT&T and BMW could deliver cars that connect to the Internet on their own.

In other words, your car dashboard would play Net radio just as easily as it plays AM/FM broadcasts now — no wires or tethering required. That’s a key step in bringing in-car Net radio to the masses. Unfortunately, there’s no word yet on pricing or availability. Engadget has more info here.

Internet Radio: Coming to a Cell Phone Near You

Posted in Internet Radio with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 21, 2011 by OC Talk Radio

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Guess who just filed a patent to provide Internet Radio by satellite to all their cell phone subscribers? Verizon. Realizing that their cell phone bandwidths are not capable of handling all the extended traffic from the growing flood of Ipads and other tablets nor the growing popularity of Internet Radio, Verizon’s patent application suggests that they may switch some of this traffic to satellites. That’s right…just like Sirius/XM.

Your Verizon phone would come pre-loaded with some application that would automatically play this Internet Based radio signal directly from some satellite flying overhead.  Sound fantastic?  There’s some speculation that AT&T may also acquire Dish Networks for the same reason.

It’s coming!  Internet Radio is the next big wave…

To read the full article, CLICK HERE.  Courtesy of Seeking Alpha (and found by GROOFER).