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 an examination of major market trends, plus volume and value forecasts up to 2022 by region (4) and by country (12).

It also presents the quantitative evolution of cellular modules.
– Forecasts up to 2022 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 is very fragmented
2.2. Positions are shifting increasingly from hardware to software-based solutions
2.3. Sierra Wireless – Offering and positioning
2.4. Gemalto – Offering and positioning
2.5. Telit – Offering and positioning
2.6. Huawei – Offering and positioning
2.7. Today a great many technologies are designed for IoT
2.8. But LPWA will compete with LTE IoT versions
2.9. And also 5G in a near future
2.10. The timeline will also be key
2.11. Mobile carriers: shift towards value-added services to grab the bulk of M2M revenues
2.12. Mobile carriers : positioning and strategy
2.13. Impact on telco strategies
2.14. Overview of main market players
2.15. AT&T – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.16. AT&T – IoT connectivity technologies
2.17. Verizon – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.18. Verizon – IoT connectivity technologies
2.19. China Mobile – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.20. China Mobile – IoT connectivity technologies
2.21. Orange – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.22. Orange – IoT connectivity technologies
2.23. Vodafone – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.24. Vodafone – IoT connectivity technologies
2.25. Telefónica – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.26. Telefónica – IoT connectivity technologies
2.27. Deutsche Telekom – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.28. Deutsche Telekom – IoT connectivity technologies
2.29. Telstra – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.30. Telstra – IoT connectivity technologies
2.31. NTT DOCOMO – Offering and positioning on IoT markets
2.32. NTT DOCOMO – IoT connectivity technologies
2.33. Key trends in the IT/software segment
2.34. Device-management platforms

3. Cellular Market Sizing
3.1. Drivers and barriers
3.2. M2M cellular market is still growing very fast, overall in volume, less so in value
3.3. M2M module base is growing very fast but also very heterogeneously…
3.4. … as with the connectivity market revenues
3.5. Geographical breakdown

DataSet Scope

Indicators by region
• Data & Forecasts 2012-2022

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

Geographic area

  • Australia
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
Latin America
  • Brazil
North America
  • Canada
  • United States


  • AT&T
  • China Mobile
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Gemalto
  • Huawei
  • NTT Docomo
  • Orange
  • Sierra Wireless
  • Telefónica
  • Telit
  • Telstra
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone

Other details

  • Reference: M18310BBA
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: M2M, 5G, cellular modules, connectivity, Internet of Things, iot, LPWA, LTE, M2M cellular, mobile carriers

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