New devices provide WiFi connectivity to cars
The mobile provider EE has unveiled a series of devices which will provide 4G WiFi connectivity to cars.
The three devices - Buzzard, Ospray and Kite - all plug into a car’s power socket “to enable the passengers to connect their mobile phones, tablets or computers to the portable WiFi network”.
EE says the Buzzard is aimed at families, while Kite targets “more demanding users among frequently travelling professionals”, and Ospray is designed to appeal to younger people.
EE has also unveiled plans to improve 4G coverage on roads and railways.
EE spokesperson Pippa Dunn said: "We're trying to open up the car as a place where you can experience connectivity, principally for parents with children who are currently squabbling over an iPad and watching a video on the back seat.
"Opening up all of those roads and railways actually gives us a huge new opportunity and so we're going to launch a whole series of new devices and data plans that basically take advantage of these new opportunities."