This press release describes significant changes in the BMW Assist extension offer as of 1 January 2016. Below is the official notice from BMW ConnectedDrive Dealer Services at BMW North America on the termination of certain BMW support services due to changes to national mobile phone protocols. No, vehicles cannot be upgraded to obtain technology that allows for the renewal of the safety plan/comfort plan. As of January 1, 2017, the services of the bmw Assist Safety Plan and Convenience Plan will no longer be available. Date Published: January 11, 2016 From: Product Requirements and Dev Expiration Date: January 25, 2016 By the end of 2016, the underlying communication technologies will no longer be supported. At that time, BMW`s safety and convenience services no longer work in the vehicle. We are termasuring extensions, so service terms are not included beyond that date. Early next year, bmw ConnectedDrive Services will provide more accurate details to customers. Please note the following frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the termination of extensions of the BMW Assistance Safety Plan and convenience plan. Please read the FAQs, as they help to bring more clarity on the subject. If your initial contract (i.e.
paid BMW) expires after 31 December 2016, you will receive additional information from BMW. Note: Do not modify the extensions of the bmw or convenience safety plan via DSCnet (ESA application). The request will be updated in the near future not to allow such extensions, but it has not yet been updated. Since the bmw Assist Safety plan and the convenience plan are available as a one-year extension, this change is made to ensure that extensions of the safety and convenience plan are only sold within the timeframes within which they can be supported. Theme: Stop extensions BMW Assist Ab: ConnectedDrive Services Third-party gadgets that offer similar services to BMW Assist. BMW will cease extensions for the bmw Assist Safety Plan and the Convenience Plan (i.e. customer payment). This applies to all vehicles based on CDMA, TCU 1.5 and COMBOX technologies. At this time, we do not have the option to upgrade earlier hardware to newer hardware, so that BMW Assist can continue to be supported. However, we are working on a technical upgrade. For more details, please contact your reseller in the second half of 2016. .