This report provides an overview of the key trends and changes taking place in the global IoT market.

It examines the driving forces behind the market’s growth and transformation, including an examination of the evolution of networking technology, IoT adoption, and vertical market dynamics.

The report also includes market estimates and forecasts of the installed base of IoT objects to 2030, broken down by region, access technology and vertical.

Table of contents

1. Executive summary

2. Methodology

3. Networking technology analysis
3.1. Technical chain of IoT
3.2. Technologies designed for IoT
3.3. Wired technologies
3.4. Short range standardized technologies
3.5. Satellite technologies
3.6. Compatibility of Low Earth Orbit with IoT
3.7. Cellular technologies
3.8. Unlicensed Low Power Wide Area (U-LPWA) technologies
3.9. Technology provider positioning per range/bitrate
3.10. Wi-Fi Halow: bridging the gap between LPWA and 5G
3.11. LoRaWAN and Sigfox
3.12. IoT-specific networking technologies over cellular networks (licensed LPWAN)
3.13. NB-IoT and LTE-M – Technical analysis
3.14. NB-IoT and LTE-M – Market analysis
3.15. NB-IoT/LTE-M deployment examples
3.16. 5G, NB-IoT
3.17. 5G Reduced Capability (RedCap) opens up new opportunities for IoT

4. IoT adoption analysis
4.1. Drivers and barriers
4.2. Vertical fragmentation of adoption (demand side)
4.3. Cellular M2M/IoT value chain
4.4. Focus on LoRa value chain
4.5. Market fragmentation on the supply side
4.6. M&A shaping the new IoT landscape: the case of Ericsson and Aeris
4.7. Other M&A

5. Market estimations and forecasts
5.1. IoT market growth
5.2. Growth in licensed LPWAN technologies

Geographic area


Other details

  • Reference: M00089MRA
  • Delivery: on the DigiWorld Interactive platform
  • Languages available: English
  • Tags: 5G, 5G Reduced Capability, cellular M2M, Industrial IoT, iot, Licensed LPWAN, Lora, LoRaWAN, Low Earth Orbit, LPWAN, LTE-M, NB-IOT, networking technology, RedCap, Sigfox, U-LPWA, Unlicensed Low Power Wide Area, Wi-Fi Halow

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