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Canadian Internet of Things Vendor Landscape: Telecom

Canadian Internet of Things Vendor Landscape: Telecom

This IDC study provides an overview of the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) and what is currently being provided by telecommunication companies in Canada. The vendors profiled in this first of three documents in the series are Allstream, Bell, Rogers, and TELUS.

"By educating oneself on what is possible in Canada, organizations can begin to plan the short-term and long-term strategies necessary to take advantage of this technology shift," said Nigel Wallis, research director, Vertical Markets and New Initiatives. This study describes:

  • IDC's definition of the Internet of Things
  • The components of the Internet of Things
  • The enabling technologies and inhibiting factors of growth
  • IoT- and M2M-specific vendor profiles of Allstream, Bell, Rogers, and TELUS
  • Essential guidance for both vendors and businesses
Please Note: Extended description available upon request.


IDC Opinion
In This Study
Situation Overview
The Difference Between the Internet of Things and Machine to Machine
Machine to Machine
Internet of Things
What Makes Up the Internet of Things?
Architecture of the Internet of Things
Technologies Enabling the Internet of Things
Identification and Sensing Technology
Automated Discovery Mechanism
Software and Algorithms
Power and Energy Storage Technologies
Security and Privacy Technologies
Challenges Inhibiting Growth of the Internet of Things
Standardization Efforts
Security
Privacy
Ethics, Design, and Regulation
Future Outlook
Allstream
Current Services, Offerings, and Products
Go-to-Market Strategy
Targeted Industries
Use Cases
Current Scale of IoT Business
Partnerships and Alliances
Bell
Current Use Cases
Go-to-Market Strategy
Targeted Industries
Current Scale of IoT Business
Partnerships and Alliances
Rogers Communications
Current Services, Offerings, and Products
Go-to-Market Strategy
Use Cases
Current Scale of IoT Business
Partnerships and Alliances
TELUS
Current Services, Offerings, and Products
Go-to-Market Strategy
Targeted Industries
Use Cases
Current Scale of IoT Business
Partnerships and Alliances
Future Outlook
Future Impact on Vendors
Opportunities
Potential Pitfalls
Market Inhibitors
Essential Guidance
Verticals Will Continue to Be Where the Visible Action Is
Horizontals Will Continue to Be Where All the Efficiency Gains Will Be
Actions to Consider
End-User Benefits
Essential Guidance for Businesses/End Users
Essential Guidance for Vendors
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Synopsis
Table: Internet of Things Standardization Activities
Table: Bell: Current M2M and IoT Offerings
Table: Targeted Industries: Bell
Table: Current Rogers M2M and IoT Offerings
Table: Rogers' IoT and M2M Alliances and Partners
Table: Current Telus M2M and IoT Offerings
Table: TELUS: Targeted Industries
Table: TELUS: Current M2M and IoT Partners
Figure: IoT Versus M2M: IoT with a Broader Scope
Figure: The Internet of Things: A New Construct
Figure: The Internet of Things: Driving Value Through the 3rd Platform
Figure: The Internet of Things: Generic Architecture
Figure: How Standards Proliferate
Figure: Rogers' M2M and IoT Go-to-Market Strategies
Figure: IoT: An Ecosystem of Coopetition
Figure: Impactful Vertical Solutions, 2013–2018
Figure: IoT: Challenges to Growth
Figure: IoT: At the Intersection of Verticals and Horizontals

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