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Will the 2018 Ford Model Lineup Feature a 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot?By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Sync, Technology on Monday, August 21st, 2017 at 8:00 am
New High-Speed Wi-Fi Hotspot Coming to 2018 Ford Models
Everyone here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, is incredibly excited about the upcoming 2018 Ford model lineup. And that excitement has just grown by leaps and bounds now that we know a new high-speed Wi-Fi hotspot is coming to select 2018 Ford models. Powered by AT&T, this new 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot will be added to available SYNC Connect infotainment systems on select new Ford models beginning in the fall. So, let’s try to contain our excitement for a moment and find out everything this amazing and impressive new Ford feature can do.
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How Many Devices can the New Ford 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot Support?
One of the most impressive capabilities of the new Ford 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot powered by AT&T is the fact that it can support up to 10 devices at a time. And, when you’re parked, those 10 devices can stay connected up to 50 feet away from your new Ford car, truck or SUV.
How Does the New Ford 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot Work?
The new Ford 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot is being added to the available SYNC Connect infotainment system. Thanks to this system and its SYNC 3 touchscreen, you’ll be able to monitor data usage, signal strength and connected devices with ease. You’ll also be able to block certain devices and change your settings. With this new hotspot, passengers will be able to stream music and videos, surf the web, send and receive emails, get directions and much, much more.
“SYNC Connect allows travelers to stay connected and entertained on the go. The new Wi-Fi hotspot capability will allow kids to easily watch movies and listen to music, or, if you’re on the job, to quickly send emails and access the web from wherever you are.” – Don Butler, Executive Director, Ford Connected Vehicle and Services
To find out more about this impressive new feature, including which 2018 Ford models it will be available on, please contact our Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL. You can also check out our Ford Model Research Page.