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What 4G LTE technology brings to digital trucking solutions

Jason Morgan is the editor of Fleet Equipment. He has more than 15 years of B2B journalism experience covering the likes of trucking and construction equipment, real estate, movies and craft beer industries.

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The most important thing it brings is the need for new hardware. The 3G sunset means that your trucks running older technology could likely lose connectivity toward the end of this year or beginning of 2022, depending on your provider. So hop over to our talk with KRP Rentals and Trucking to hear about a fleet’s device upgrade experience if you haven’t heard it already.

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On the other side of the table is the solutions provider, who not only wants to maintain connectivity for their customers but have the ability to roll out a host of cool new features that only 4G LTE technology can enable. There’s huge buzz around in-cab video, for example. You’ll need the latest devices that leverage the fastest over-the-air data speeds to serve up those visuals.

For ideas on how a fleet can best take advantage of the latest features and work with their provider to make a smooth transition to new devices, I connected with Kevin Aries, Verizon Connect’s global product success lead. Watch the video above for all of his insight.

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A fleet’s take: The 3G sunset and new 4G LTE devices

If you missed the aforementioned link above, definitely check out our chat with KRP Rentals and Trucking on their 4G LTE upgrade experience:

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