BMW Group leverages Avanci’s 5G licensing solutions for connected vehicles


Avanci, a provider of joint licensing solutions for connectivity technologies, announced that BMW Group, a global powerhouse in premium automobile manufacturing, has inked a deal for an Avanci 5G Vehicle license. This partnership expands the 5G capabilities across BMW’s illustrious brands: BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce.

Avanci’s 5G Vehicle Program Leads in Cellular Connectivity

BMW Group is taking full advantage of Avanci’s 5G Vehicle program, which launched in August 2023. This groundbreaking program furnishes licenses to patented technologies vital for 4G, 3G, 2G, and especially 5G connectivity. One of its standout features includes cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology, enabling vehicles to establish real-time communication with other vehicles, cyclists, pedestrians, and even entire transportation infrastructures. The Avanci 5G Vehicle program has quickly gained traction with 61 participating licensors responsible for the majority of essential cellular technologies.

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A Longstanding Relationship Between Avanci and BMW Group

“BMW has been a frontrunner in embracing advanced connectivity solutions. They were the first OEM to commit to our Avanci 4G Vehicle program in 2017. Continuing their innovative approach, BMW is now among the leaders in 5G connected cars,” said Kasim Alfalahi, founder and CEO of Avanci. Alfalahi expressed enthusiasm about BMW Group’s ongoing trust in Avanci’s efficient and transparent one-stop solutions for vehicle connectivity.

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Avanci 4G Vehicle Program’s Global Success Sets the Stage

Building on the stellar success of the Avanci 4G Vehicle program, the new 5G initiative aims to raise the bar. The Avanci 4G Vehicle license already covers over 130 million connected vehicles globally, representing more than 80 different automotive brands.

Transforming Technology Sharing with Avanci’s Vision

Avanci was founded with a transformative vision: to streamline technology sharing and reward the work of inventors worldwide. Through their licensing programs, they not only ensure recognition for thousands of inventors but also simplify technology access for companies. In doing so, Avanci empowers brands like BMW Group to innovate and improve lives with cutting-edge products.

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