Wireless Communication Modules for Smart Meters - Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

Summary

GlobalData's report “Wireless Communication Modules for Smart Meters - Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020” provides an analysis on the market developments in the global market for wireless communication modules used in smart meters. The key countries covered are the US, Canada, the UK, Denmark, Ireland and Australia. Wireless communication modules for smart meters are chips embedded within the smart meters that help in transmission of data between the smart meter and the power utility. Wireless communication modules for smart meters are of two different types; cellular and Radio Frequency (RF) Mesh. The global market for smart meter communication modules is in the early growth phase with different segments of the market expected to grow at varied pace. Currently North America forms a major market for wireless communication as 85% of the smart meters installed in the region use wireless communication technology for transmitting the data to the utility center. The report covers market factors for the wireless communication modules in smart meter such as drivers, restraints and recent trends besides providing a brief overview on the technology. The report provides brief profiles of key vendors such as Itron, Inc., Trilliant Incorporated, Silver Spring Networks, Inc., Sensus Metering Systems Inc., Cinterion Wireless Modules GmbH and Sierra Wireless, Inc.

Scope

- Key geographies including the US, Canada, the UK, Denmark, Ireland and Australia
- Market size data of the global smart meter wireless communication modules market and for the markets in key countries
- Segmentation of Market by cellular and RF communication module types
- Annualized Market revenues data from 2008 to 2020
- Qualitative analysis of market drivers, restraints and module pricing
- Competitive landscape analysis including key players such as Itron Inc., Trilliant Inc., Silver Spring Networks, Cinterion Wireless Module GMBH and Sierra Wireless, Inc.
- Global pricing analysis of smart meter wireless communication modules

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- Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data for global and country markets for smart meter wireless communication modules.
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Table Of Contents

1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 4
1.2 List of Figures 5
2 Introduction 6
2.1 Overview 6
2.1.1 Wireless Communication Modules Industry 6
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 8
3 Global Market for Smart Meter Wireless Communication Modules 9
3.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 10
3.1.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 10
3.1.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 12
3.2 Wireless Communication Modules Market, Global, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 14
3.2.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 14
3.2.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 16
3.3 Wireless Communication Modules Market, Global, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 18
3.3.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 18
3.3.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 20
3.4 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Market Share, (%), 2010 22
3.4.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Market Share, (%), 2010 22
3.4.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Market Share, (%), 2008-2020 23
3.5 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Key Market Drivers, 2010 24
3.5.1 Drivers for the Growth of Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market 24
3.5.2 Drivers for RF communication Technology 24
3.6 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Key Market Restraints, 2010 24
3.6.1 Restraints of Cellular Communication Technology 24
3.6.2 Restraints for RF Communication Technology: 24
4 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market in the US 26
4.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 27
4.1.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 27
4.1.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 29
4.2 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 31
4.2.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 31
4.2.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 33
4.3 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 35
4.3.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 35
4.3.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 37
4.4 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Vendor landscape, 2011 39
4.4.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Vendor landscape, 2011 39
4.4.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Vendor landscape, 2011 39
5 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market in Canada 40
5.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 40
5.1.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Canada, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 40
5.2 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 42
5.2.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Canada, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 42
5.3 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 44
5.3.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Canada, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 44
5.4 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Vendor Landscape, 2011 eqo 45
5.4.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Canada, Vendor Landscape, 2011 45
6 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market in the UK 46
6.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market,The UK, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 47
6.1.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 47
6.2 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, The UK, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 49
6.2.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 49
6.3 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, The UK, Average Price, Trend, 2008-2020 51
6.3.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 51
6.4 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, The UK, Vendor Landscape Snapshot, 2011 52
6.4.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Vendor Landscape Snapshot, 2011 52
7 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market in Denmark 53
7.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Denmark, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 53
7.1.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Denmark, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 53
7.2 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Denmark, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 55
7.2.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Denmark, Annual Shipments, (Units), 2008-2020 55
7.3 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Denmark, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 57
7.3.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Denmark, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 57
8 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market in Ireland 59
8.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Ireland, Revenue Trends 60
8.1.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Ireland, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 60
8.1.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market Ireland, Revenues, ($m), 2009-2020 61
8.2 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Ireland, Annual Shipments, 2008-2020 63
8.2.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Ireland Annual Shipments, units, 2008-2020 63
8.3 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Ireland Average Price trend 2008-2020 65
8.3.1 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Ireland, Average Price, ($), 2009-2020 65
8.4 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Vendor Landscape Snapshot, 2011 66
9 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market in Australia 67
9.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 67
9.1.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 67
9.1.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 69
9.2 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 eqo 71
9.2.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 71
9.2.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 73
9.3 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 75
9.3.1 Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 75
9.3.2 RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 77
9.4 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Vendor Landscape Snapshot, 2011 78
10 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Technology Brief 79
10.1 Cellular Communication Technology 79
10.1.1 Working in the Cellular Point-to-point Communication Network 79
10.2 RF Mesh Communication Technology 81
10.2.1 Working of RF Communication Network 81
11 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Technology Market, Global, Competitive Landscape Analysis 82
11.1 Wireless Smart Meter Communication Technology Market, Global, Key Player Analysis 82
11.1.1 RF Communication Modules Market, Global, Key Player Analysis 82
11.1.2 Cellular Communication Module Market, Global, Key Players 83
12 Appendix 84
12.1 Market Definition 84
12.2 List of Abbreviations 84
12.3 Methodology 84
12.3.1 Coverage 85
12.3.2 Secondary Research 85
12.3.3 Primary Research 85
12.3.4 Modeling and Forecasting 85
12.4 Contact Us 86
12.5 Disclaimer 86

List of Tables

Table 1: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 11
Table 2: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 13
Table 3: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 15
Table 4: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 17
Table 5: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 19
Table 6: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 21
Table 7: Cellular Communication Module Market, Global Market Share of Key Players, (%), 2010 22
Table 8: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Market Share of Key Players, (%), 2010 23
Table 9: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 28
Table 10: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 30
Table 11: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 32
Table 12: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 34
Table 13: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 36
Table 14: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 38
Table 15: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 41
Table 16: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Canada, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 43
Table 17: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 45
Table 18: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, The UK, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2010-2020 48
Table 19: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, The UK, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2010-2020 50
Table 20: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 52
Table 21: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Denmark, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 54
Table 22: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Denmark, Annual Shipments, (Units), 2008-2020 56
Table 23: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Denmark, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 58
Table 24: Wireless Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Ireland, Total NPV from year 2011- 2032 for Different Module Technologies 60
Table 25: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market Ireland, Revenues, ($m),2009-2020 62
Table 26: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Ireland Annual Shipments, units, 2009-2020 64
Table 27: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Ireland, Average Price, ($), 2009-2020 66
Table 28: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 68
Table 29: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 70
Table 30: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Annual Shipments, (Units), 2008-2020 72
Table 31: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 74
Table 32: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 76
Table 33: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 78
Table 34: List of Abbreviations 84

List of Figures

Figure 1: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 11
Figure 2: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 12
Figure 3: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 14
Figure 4: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 16
Figure 5: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 18
Figure 6: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 20
Figure 7: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Global, Market Share, (%), 2010 22
Figure 8: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Global, Market Share of Key Players, (%), 2010 23
Figure 9: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 27
Figure 10: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 29
Figure 11: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, US, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 31
Figure 12: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 33
Figure 13: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 35
Figure 14: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, US, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 37
Figure 15: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 41
Figure 16: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Canada, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 42
Figure 17: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Canada, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 44
Figure 18: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Revenues, ($m), 2010-2020 47
Figure 19: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2010-2020 49
Figure 20: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, The UK, Average Price, ($), 2010-2020 51
Figure 21: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Denmark, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 54
Figure 22: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Denmark, Annual Shipments, (Units), 2008-2020 55
Figure 23: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Denmark, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 57
Figure 24: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market Ireland, Revenues, ($m), 2009-2020 61
Figure 25: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Ireland Annual Shipments, units, 2009-2020 63
Figure 26: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Ireland, Average Price, ($), 2009-2020 65
Figure 27: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Annual Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 68
Figure 28: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Revenues, ($m), 2008-2020 69
Figure 29: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Annual Shipments, (Units), 2008-2020 71
Figure 30: RF Smart Meter Communication Modules Market, Australia, Annual Shipments, (Million Units), 2008-2020 73
Figure 31: Cellular Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 75
Figure 32: RF Smart Meter Communication Module Market, Australia, Average Price, ($), 2008-2020 77
Figure 33: Cellular Communication Technology 80
Figure 34: Working of RF Communication Network, schematic Diagram 81

Companies mentioned
Itron Inc.
Trilliant Inc.
Silver Spring Networks Inc.
Sensus Metering Systems Inc.
Cinterion Wireless Module GMBH
Sierra Wireless Inc.
Telit Wireless Solutions

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