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Cadillac, Autonet debut new Wifi router for 2009 CTS sedan

Cadillac, Autonet debut new Wifi router for 2009 CTS sedan 1Autonet Mobile has announced an agreement with Cadillac to equip beginning in April the CTS Sports sedan with full internet access via its new WiFi router.

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The companies jointly debuted the new router at the New York International Auto Show, April 10 – 19 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

The partnership will deliver the first internet entertainment system for Cadillac, and one of the first in the luxury auto market.

Cadillac, Autonet debut new Wifi router for 2009 CTS sedan 2

Branded as Cadillac WiFi by Autonet Mobile, the system is based on the company’s latest generation mobile router, a new smaller unit that allows consumers to easily transfer it from car to car via a new docking station. The system is one-third smaller and incorporates an internal WiFi antenna which fits the sleek new Cadillac interiors.

Now Cadillac customers will have instant internet access anytime and anywhere for work during the week to check email, upload files, get directions and traffic updates and make travel plans, and then transfer it to the family car for weekend road trips.

Cadillac WiFi by Autonet Mobile will be available in the CTS line beginning in April at Cadillac dealerships nationwide. Monthly subscription plans start at $29. The router’s MSRP is $499.

“Consumer demand is growing for new features that will enhance a digital lifestyle while on the go. Today, they are frequently searching for WiFi access wherever they may be,” said Mark McNabb, North America Vice President, Cadillac. “Adding WiFi is a natural extension of the tech features already inside the CTS.”

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