Summary

This report analyses the overriding trends and changes taking place in the cellular M2M market around the globe.

It explores the driving forces behind the market’s growth and transformation, including a review of major market developments.

It provides volume and value forecasts up to 2026 for five distinct regions comprising 32 countries overall.

It also presents the quantitative evolution of cellular modules.

Forecasts up to 2026 by region and by country:

  • Revenues for connectivity segments
  • Installed base of M2M subscribers

Table of contents

1. Executive summary

2. Market structure
2.1. Market value chain
2.2. Module manufacturers
2.3. IoT gateways
• Main players in the cellular IoT gateway market
• Cellular gateways
• Today, many technologies are designed for IoT…
•  … but will LPWA actually compete with LTE IoT versions?
• Unlicensed Low-Power Wide-Area (U-LPWA) technologies
•  IoT-specific networking technologies over cellular networks
•  LPWAN adoption by traditional MNOs
•  5G is already gaining foothold too
• 5G IoT Timeline
•  Impact on telco strategies
•  Overview of main market players
•  IoT business for operators
•  MVNO, MVNE and MVNA
2.4. IT/platforms market
•  Rise of the IoT platforms
•  Connectivity and device-management IoT platforms

3. Cellular market sizing
3.1. Drivers and barriers
3.2. The M2M cellular market
3.3. M2M module base is growing very fast – but very heterogeneously too…
3.4. … as with connectivity market revenues
3.5. Geographical breakdown
3.6. How the technologies break down: 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G

4. Overview of main players by market segment
• Cellular M2M/IoT value chain
4.1. Module manufacturers
• Sierra Wireless // Telit // Quectel // u-blox
4.2. Connectivity providers
• AT&T // China Mobile // Deutsche Telekom // 1NCE // KPN // Wireless Logic // NTT DoCoMo // Transatel // Orange // Telefónica // Telstra // Verizon // Vodafone
4.3. IoT platform providers
• IBM Watson // Microsoft Azure // PTC ThingWorx // Siemens Mindsphere

List of tables and figures

List of tables and figures

2. Market structure
• A combination of value chains
• Main player positions towards technology, compared
• Mapping of key technologies, by data rate and by range
• Technical elements for each LPWAN technology
• Deployment details, by technology
• ISM bands sample
• ISM bands analysis (for European region)
• Cellular standards embracing IoT
• IoT module cost, by type of technology
• Detailed LPWAN technology selection by traditional MNOs, worldwide
• Key differences between Massive MTC and Critical MTC
• Requirements of massive IoT networks and time-critical networks in 5G specifications
• 5G IoT timeline
• Main market players in North America and Europe
• Main market players in Asia-Pacific
• Business relations between MNOs and MVNO/MVNE/MVNA
• IoT platform types described in brief

3. Cellular market sizing
• World M2M cellular market, 2019-2025 (million modules)
• World M2M cellular connectivity market, 2019-2025 (billion EUR)
• Cellular M2M modules/SIMs, by region (million units)
• Cellular M2M connectivity market, by region (million EUR)
• M2M cellular module forecasts, in China, USA, EU5 and BRICS (excl. China) (million units)
• M2M cellular modules, CAGR 2019/2025, by country

DataSet Scope

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Indicators by region
• Data & Forecasts 2019-2026

• Cellular M2M modules/SIMs by region and by country (million units)
• Cellular M2M modules/SIMs by networking technology (million units)
• Cellular M2M Communication & associated services market by region (million EUR)
• Cellular M2M total revenues by origin (million EUR)
• Mobile revenues (million EUR)
• Mobile subscribers (thousand subscribers)
• Share of M2M in total mobile revenues

Geographic area

Asia-Pacific
  • Australia
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
Europe
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
Middle East & Africa
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates
North America
  • Canada
  • United States
World

Players

  • 1NCE
  • AT&T
  • China Mobile
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • IBM Watson
  • KPN
  • Microsoft Azure
  • NTT DoCoMo
  • Orange
  • PTC ThingWorx
  • Quectel
  • Siemens Mindsphere
  • Sierra Wireless
  • Telefónica
  • Telit
  • Telstra
  • Transatel
  • u-blox
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone
  • Wireless Logic

Other details

  • Reference: M00036BA
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: cellular M2M, cellular modules, connectivity, hardware, Internet of things, iot, IT services, M2M, software

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