US 10,433,351 B2
Motor vehicle controller, method for monitoring a mobile internet connection, and motor vehicle
Tobias Rottenkolber, Kösching (DE)
Assigned to Audi AG, Ingolstadt (DE)
Appl. No. 16/309,753
Filed by Audi AG, Ingolstadt (DE)
PCT Filed Mar. 29, 2017, PCT No. PCT/EP2017/057466
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Dec. 13, 2018,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/215802, PCT Pub. Date Dec. 21, 2017.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2016 007 183 (DE), filed on Jun. 14, 2016.
Prior Publication US 2019/0124703 A1, Apr. 25, 2019
Int. Cl. H04W 76/10 (2018.01); H04W 4/44 (2018.01); H04W 4/14 (2009.01); H04W 4/04 (2009.01); H04W 24/08 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 76/10 (2018.02) [H04W 4/046 (2013.01); H04W 4/14 (2013.01); H04W 4/44 (2018.02); H04W 24/08 (2013.01)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for monitoring an internet connection in a motor vehicle, comprising:
receiving a roaming signal to indicate a mobile wireless connection in a roaming mode;
detecting a change of the mobile wireless connection to the roaming mode;
in response to the detected change, performing a predetermined connectivity test to detect an interruption of the internet connection; and
in response to the detected interruption of the internet connection, activating a display to present an indication signal,
wherein the indication signal is a received short message service (SMS) message,
wherein the internet connection uses the mobile wireless connection, and
wherein the mobile wireless connection is established between a mobile wireless module in the motor vehicle and a mobile wireless network.