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LTE connectivity

WilliamG

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In the US at least premium connectivity is free for life and is there for things like map updates, music etc.

No, it's not been free for life for a while now (for some older vehicles it is). You get 1 year free with newer Model 3s etc. However, Tesla has yet to finalize and implement the pricing structure, so currently it's free for everyone with a premium interior.
 
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Nocturnal

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No, it's not been free for life for a while now (for some older vehicles it is). You get 1 year free with newer Model 3s etc. However, Tesla has yet to finalize and implement the pricing structure, so currently it's free for everyone with a premium interior.
Hmm, good to know. I have it free for life but maybe that's just what they were offering when I ordered. Actually, now that I'm typing this out I believe that was the case. Thanks for the correction.
 
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As I understand now LTE will always be available on car for safety updated and traffic.

Premium Connectivity means you have live traffic/satellite. You get traffic aware directions regardless of package.

Currently we all seem to have it but that may change when the connectivity packages roll out, eventually.

To your question specifically: LTE is the network, i.e the mobile network. Premium is what you're allowed to do on it, ie. apps like Netflix etc.
 

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