Transatel to supply secure connection for FCA on board unit

Transatel will provide mobile network services for Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s (FCA’s) on-board telematics units, Mopar Connect, in the European Union region following a competitive tender. These units will offer apps and services including fleet management, remote control, predictive maintenance, crash assistance and stolen vehicle tracking.

Through the agreement, Transatel will supply FCA with machine-to-machine connectivity with its Mobile Network Operator profile based on its SIM 901 technology. The profile is onboarded onto FCA’s eSIM cards with the intention of ensuring connectivity services with a private Access Point Name and secure authentication.

The Internet of Things solution is said to present built-in security mechanisms compliant with connected car and remote-control services standards.