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The Global M2M/IoT Communications Market

  • December 2015
  • 150 pages
  • Berg Insight AB
Report ID: 3508692

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The Global M2M/IoT Communications Market analyses the latest trends and developments in cellular M2M and low power wireless networking This strategic research report from Berg Insight provides you with 150 pages of unique business intelligence including 5-year industry forecasts and expert commentary on which to base your business decisions

Highlights from the report:

360-degree overview of the M2M/IoT communication ecosystem
Update on new industry standards for M2M/IoT networking Reviews of the M2M/IoT strategies of leading mobile operators
Summary of industry trends in all world regions
Statistical data on cellular M2M subscribers in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific
Extensive global and regional market forecasts lasting until 2020

The global number of cellular M2M subscribers reached 265 million at the end of 2015

Berg Insight estimates that the global number of cellular M2M subscribers increased by 23 percent during 2015 to reach 2652 million at the end of the year – corresponding to around 3 percent of all mobile subscribers Until 2020, the number of cellular M2M subscribers is forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 229 percent to reach 7442 million at the end of the period During the same period, cellular M2M network revenues are forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 233 percent from € 80 billion in 2015 to approximately € 228 billion in 2020 Meanwhile the monthly ARPU is expected to remain stable at around € 250

East Asia was the largest region, closely followed by Western Europe and North America Altogether they accounted for around 76 percent of the global cellular M2M subscriber base at the end of 2015 Until 2020, the relative share of the regions is expected to decrease slightly as adoption takes off in other parts of the world At the end of 2015, East Asia was the largest regional market with 904 million cellular M2M subscribers, growing 25 percent year-on-year Western Europe came second with 590 million M2M subscribers and 21 percent year-on-year growth North America ranked third with 525 million cellular M2M subscribers, and a year-on-year growth rate of 24 percent Among individual countries, China was clearly number one with around 70 million M2M subscribers, ahead of the US with approximately 50 million M2M subscribers
The combined size of the EU+EFTA market was around 64 million M2M subscribers Berg Insight believes that M2M/IoT has reached a stage of early maturity where a number of players have capitalised on envisioned opportunities to develop substantial new businesses At the beginning of 2015, the ten largest mobile operators in the M2M market had an estimated combined subscriber base of 1643 million and year-on-year growth rates of 15–35 percent China Mobile has an exceptional market position, as the dominant player in the domestic mobile industry At the end of Q1-2015, the M2M subscriber base was an estimated 462 million

Vodafone and AT&T are the top international market players with their respective main bases in Europe and North America The groups were head-to-head in terms of volume with over 21 million M2M subscribers each China Unicom and Verizon Wireless were other top five players with 13–14 million connections each Telefónica, Softbank/Sprint, Deutsche Telekom, Telenor and America Móvil were other top ten players with 8–12 million M2M subscribers each

This report answers the following questions:

How will the global cellular M2M market evolve over the next five years?
What are the main drivers behind growth in major regions and industries?
What is the status of cellular M2M in emerging markets?
What are the leading global mobile operators’ strategies for the M2M/IoT market?
Which are the strategic options for moving up the M2M/IoT value chain?
How will LTE-M and NB-IOT transform the cellular M2M market?
What is the outlook for emerging low power wireless networking technologies ?

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