Cars get Internet access

Posted on Tuesday, November 07 2006 @ 08:12:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Over the next few years more and more cars will be equipped with WiMAX in-car systems to give car drivers broadband internet access.
Three decades after they began appearing on desktops, PCs are about to start showing up in vehicles. They will let people check e-mail , avoid traffic jams or make restaurant reservations via the Web while on the job or at play.

The idea could prove especially popular among younger drivers. A September survey found that 14 percent of prospective buyers under 30 want in-car e-mail and Web access, more than double the number who said they wanted it in 2004, says CNW Marketing Research.
More details at TechNewsWorld.