Cubic Telecom, a connectivity management software provider to the global automotive and IoT industries, announced that it has doubled the number of countries in Europe where it provides in-car Wi-Fi services. Several brands within the Volkswagen Group are already offering Cubic Telecom’s solution in these new markets with other brands in the VW portfolio the following suit over the coming months.

The expanded footprint of 26 countries for Cubic Telecom’s in-car Wi-Fi services now includes the new markets of Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, and Slovakia. Drivers in these markets can register for connectivity services and connect to an in-car LTE Wi-Fi hotspot across Europe.

Passengers can connect securely up to 8 devices simultaneously to the Wi-Fi hotspot, including tablets and smartphones. In-car bundled data plans are available for purchase from the display screen within the car and from an online app, allowing access to this reliable high-speed LTE connection. As a result of recent price drops across key European markets, drivers now get more data for less, with up to 80% reductions on the original cost of data bundles. The number of languages supported by this online service has also increased from 8 to 14.

Cubic Telecom’s one-SIM solution comprises of breakdown, concierge, emergency calling, telematics, in-car Wi-Fi hotspot, and access to online infotainment services, empowering drivers and passengers to keep in touch while on the move.