The cellular machine-to-machine opportunity is diverse, dynamic and growing fast. It provides connectivity for a huge variety of different devices and machines including utility meters, vehicles, sensors, point of sales terminals, security devices, consumer electronics devices and many more. The market is also changing in a number of different ways including the business models that operators adopt, the regulations that are key to driving growth, the network technologies used, the ways in which different elements of the value chain are working together and the various developments in different countries and regions of the world.
Cellular M2M Connections looks at the developments in the cellular M2M market, providing in-depth country, regional and application-level forecasts underpinned by an in-depth analysis of some of the key drivers and challenges that the market faces. This is of particular importance given the variance in forecasts available.
- The number of cellular M2M subscriptions nearly doubled between 2010 and 2012 to reach 143.7m.
- Despite attractive growth, it is important to consider some of the key issues driving and challenging the opportunity in different segments and regions. While regulations are the most important driver of the market, there are uncertainties as to the degree and timing of their impact.
- A number of emerging markets are showing very high growth rates.
- The telematics segment is expected to become the largest in terms of revenue in 2013.
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