Vodacom South Africa starts connected car partnership with Toyota, Altron

Monday 2 September 2019 | 14:24 CET | News
Vodacom Business  has partnered with Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) and Altron to provide connectivity and Wi-Fi with new Toyota and Lexus models. The Toyota Connect hub will be housed within the MyToyota app. TSAM is the first manufacturer in South Africa to offer a mobile app that is fully integrated with manufacturer and dealer systems, and claims to be the first in the world to offer the convergence of Wi-Fi and connectivity in one package throughout the model range. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altron / Toyota / Vodacom Business
Countries: South Africa
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Vodacom Business and Toyota extend Wi-Fi and Telematics solution to SMEs with MyToyota Fleet Lite

Published 02 Nov 2021 14:14 CET | South Africa
Under a tripartite agreement, Vodacom Business, Toyota South Africa Motors and Netstar have launched a web-based tool called ...

Vodacom Business launches workshop series Fast Forward Season 2

Published 18 Feb 2020 09:40 CET | South Africa
South Africa's Vodacom Business has launched Fast Forward Season 2. This will include large enterprise round tables  focusing on ...

Irdeto, Voxx Automotive bring key management to fleet owners

Published 01 Nov 2019 10:01 CET | World
With Irdeto and Voxx Automotive launched a platform that provides the customers of fleet owners, dealers and ride share companies ...

Altron revenue rises 8% to ZAR 8.5 bln in H1

Published 25 Oct 2019 10:45 CET | South Africa
South Africa's Altron said it grew its revenue from continuing operations by 8 percent to ZAR 8.5 billion in the first six months ...

Vodacom South Africa slashes call termination rates

Published 27 Sep 2019 11:21 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa has lowered its call termination rates in accordance with regulations published by ICASA in 2018, ...

Sprint upgrades Sprint Drive connected car platform

Published 10 Sep 2019 09:25 CET | United States
Sprint upgraded its Sprint Drive connected car platform with new features to help keep drivers connected and safe on the road. ...

Altron Nexus suspends three executives after probe finds potential procurement irregularities

Published 09 Sep 2019 10:01 CET | South Africa
Three senior executives of Altron Nexus, a subsidiary of South African technology company Altron, have been placed on ...

Vodacom switches on base station sites in five villages in Limpopo in August

Published 29 Aug 2019 10:41 CET | South Africa
Vodacom has switched on 20 3G-enabled base station sites in deep rural areas of Limpopo province in August. Six of those were ...

Vodacom South Africa loses ZAR 120-130 million to vandalism annually

Published 16 Aug 2019 09:36 CET | South Africa
Vodacom South Africa says it still loses hundreds of millions of rand each year to vandalism and battery theft at its towers ...

Intercept IP Group inks deal with Digicall for South Africa's telematics market

Published 11 Jun 2019 15:53 CET | South Africa
Intercept IP Group has announced plans to enter the South African usage-based insurance telematics market in collaboration with ...

Netstar adds telematics to vehicle tracking through SqwidNet cooperation

Published 15 Aug 2018 11:08 CET | South Africa
Altron subsidiary Netstar has partnered with Dark Fibre Africa's Internet of things (IoT) business SqwidNet to offer IoT services ...