AT&T* and ZTE USA are now offering the ZTE Mobley™, AT&T’s first plug-in vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot, starting Sept. 11, in AT&T stores and online at www.att.com/mobley. The ZTE Mobley allows up to five devices to connect to the internet and use the hotspot data plan to surf the Web, play games and watch videos all on the nation’s most reliable LTE network.
Installation and setup is a breeze. Simply plug in the ZTE Mobley into your vehicle’s OBD II (on-board diagnostics) port. It works with most vehicles 1996 and newer. Once plugged in, there is no need for charging cables for the device. Your vehicle automatically powers the ZTE Mobley to create a Wi-Fi connection in a matter of seconds.
- Fast Network Speeds: A Qualcomm MDM9215 processor, along with AT&T’s 4G LTE network, gives fast speed and performance.
- Convenient: No need to turn the ZTE Mobley on and off. Wi-Fi is on when the car is on.
- Customization: Networks can be customized through AT&T’s Wi-Fi manager home page.
“The ZTE Mobley is our first Wi-Fi plug-in for the car. It’s great for everyone – families, entertainment enthusiasts and professionals,” said Chris Penrose, senior vice president, Internet of Things (IoT), AT&T Mobility. “It allows multiple Wi-Fi-capable devices to connect to AT&T’s 4G LTE network, making it perfect for anyone on-the-go.”
The device is available for $0 with a two-year agreement or $100 with no annual commitment. The device can be added to the Mobile Share Value plan for an additional access charge of $10 a month or connected with DataConnect plan with monthly charges of $20 for 1GB or $30 for 3GB.
“We worked with AT&T to define, build and deliver a product that was both useful and affordable,” said Lixin Cheng, CEO and chairman of ZTE USA. “Collaborating with like-minded organizations in the U.S. has brought innovative Wi-Fi products to market that fuels our success and industry evolution.”
ZTE USA, headquartered in Richardson, Texas, is a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation, a global provider of mobile devices, telecommunication systems, and enterprise solutions. Operating since 1998, ZTE USA is dedicated to making cost-efficient, quality communication technology accessible to all. ZTE is ranked by independent industry analysts as the fourth-largest supplier of mobile devices in the U.S. overall, and second-largest supplier of prepaid devices.
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Reliability and signal strength claims based on nationwide carriers’ 4G LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. 4G LTE signal strength. 4G LTE not available everywhere.
*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.
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