Generic cellular transfer
Usage of cellular-network based data connections for data transfer.
long-running FOTs with private-owned vehicles
Generic transfer over Cellular networks
GPRS, UMTS, LTE
ftp, ssl, rsync over samba
Real-time information about the FOT (Monitoring), very small HDD needed as log buffer only. Instant feedback from receiver for re-transfer/delete commands.
Bandwidth may limit collectible data in real-time. Additional transfer-time might be necessary (after the vehicle is stopped). Additional cost for carrier contracts.