This option is integrated into the Columbus system. High-speed (LTE) internet can be activated by inserting a SIM card into the slot on the hard drive unit placed in glove box. The integrated Wi-Fi technology enables all passengers to browse the internet wirelessly on their individual devices.
The new Wi-Fi based application allows rear-seat passengers to access Columbus infotainment system features with their tablet or smartphone. With the ŠKODA Media Command app, you can display system components on the tablet or smartphone and conveniently operate individual functions via the app.
The hands-free system guarantees ease and safety of telephone use while driving. Audiostreaming is also available. You can connect 2 phones simultaneously, use voice control and text-to-speech. The system can read out text incoming messages, which can also be written on the display.
The optional Phone Box, located in front of the gear stick, creates an amplified signal for your mobile device. It also serves as a safe place to store your phone while driving.
SmartLink provides information about how you can connect your smartphone with in-built infotainment via Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink™. Available from Ambition spec.
The SmartGate page contains basic information about the SmartGate apps available and related issues such as FAQs or Troubleshooting. Links for app downloads are included. SmartGate is available as an optional extra.