ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hum by Verizon keeps drivers informed and provides them with a safer and more connected driving experience with the addition of features that can benefit drivers on consumers' gift lists this holiday season.
Beginning Monday, Nov. 20, Hum service now includes:
- Safety Score Leaderboard enables drivers to see how they measure up against friends and family when it comes to safer driving.
- Vehicle Location now allows primary account holders to view the locations of all Hum-equipped vehicles on their account in a single view.
- Service Schedule Reminders update drivers on maintenance schedules as suggested by their vehicle's manufacturer.
The HumX premium hardware package contains a 4G LTE OBD-II reader and a stainless-steel Bluetooth speaker that clips to a car's visor. The speaker serves as a communications hub, and with just a touch of a button, drivers can connect to Hum customer support functions such as roadside assistance, mechanics hotline and emergency assistance. The HumX Wi-Fi hot spot capability allows up to 10 devices to stream content over the nation's largest & most reliable 4G LTE network.
The standard Hum offering, Hum+, includes the core set of Hum features like roadside assistance, auto health and diagnostics, driving history, boundary and speed alerts, and vehicle location. Customers now have the option of purchasing Hum+ without a two-year contract at thousands of major retail outlets, or online at www.hum.com.
"Everyone on your holiday list can get something out of the new Hum features," said Michael Maddux, director of product at Verizon Telematics. "New teen drivers can create some friendly competition with the safety score leaderboard, and service schedule reminders benefit those who will resolve to be more organized in the New Year. Hum can help provide a safer and more connected experience on the road during the peak holiday travel season and beyond."
The Hum app can be downloaded from Google Play and the App Store for both current and new customers, and gives drivers access to some of Hum's basic features, as well as access to a wide range of retail, dining, service and travel discounts.
Hum is compatible with more than 150 million passenger vehicles, 1996 and newer on the road today. For pricing and information, and to check vehicle compatibility, please visit a Verizon Wireless retail store or www.hum.com.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE,Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York City, has a diverse workforce of 160,900 and generated nearly $126 billion in 2016 revenues. Verizon operates America's most reliable wireless network, with 114.2 million retail connections nationwide. The company also provides communications and entertainment services over mobile broadband and the nation's premier all-fiber network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide.
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Hum+ device must be activated by 6/30/18. Activation fee and equipment charges may apply per device. Other terms, taxes and fees may apply. New activations may be subject to credit review. HumX is only available via Verizon Wireless; HumX service operates on 4G LTE network only and requires data usage. Not all products are available in all areas. Pinpoint roadside assistance provided by Signature Motor Club, Inc., up to 4 events per year. Many services require GPS service and/or network availability, not available in all locations. Not all incidents or problems will be detected. © 2017 Verizon
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