US: TomTom launches $300 connected PND

TomTom has launched the TomTom XL 340S LIVE in the United States. The $300 PND comes with three months of TomTom’s connected services. After the free period, the service costs $10 a month.

TomTom’s LIVE services include Google Local search, traffic, weather and fuel prices.

TomTom uses AT&T’s network to provide these connected services.

Source: TomTom.

Note: Garmin recently launched a connected service called nuLink! for the nuvi 1690 in the US. Garmin also uses AT&T’s network for its services. nuLink! is free for the first 2 years and then costs $5 a month. (Read more here)

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