“We have to extend beyond cellular”, says Verizon spokesperson

Khurjekar, speaking at the Connected Verticals Summit co-located at the Broadband World Forum in Paris, referred to a wide range of in-car connectivity services that she said the operator could deliver. These included creating “intelligent transportation”, that could help to dramatically reduce the rate of road crashes, which Khurjekar said stood as occurring every five seconds in the USA, with a fatality every five minutes.