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Global M2M Services Market 2017-2021

About Machine-to-Machine M2M Services

A machine-to-machine (M2M) platform is a programmed unit in which M2M applications and services are built on. Owing to the growing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M services, the demand for innovative M2M platforms to enable new M2M services (such as connected cars and smart homes) is increasing. Also, many small players are entering the global M2M platform market as the entry barriers are low.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global M2M services market to grow at a CAGR of 29.37% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global M2M services market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the M2M services for cellular networks and satellite networks.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global M2M Services Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • AT&T
  • EE
  • Sprint
  • Verizon
Other prominent vendors
  • Aeris Communications
  • Amdocs
  • Applied Satellite Technology
  • China Mobile
  • Comarch
  • Digi International
  • Ericsson
  • Gemalto
  • Huawei
  • Hughes Network System (EchoStar)
  • Jasper Technologies
  • KORE Wireless Group
  • Novatel Wireless
  • Nupoint Systems
  • Oracle
  • Orange Business Services
  • PTC
  • Quake Global
  • Rogers Communications
  • Sierra Wireless
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Telefonica
  • Teliasonera
  • Telit
  • u-blox
  • Wipro
Market driver
  • Adoption of M2M in supply chain management
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Standardization and policy-related issues
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • M2M platform consolidation
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global M2M Services Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global M2M services market: AT&T, EE, Sprint, and Verizon.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Aeris Communications, Amdocs, Applied Satellite Technology, China Mobile, Comarch, Digi International, Ericsson, Gemalto, Huawei, Hughes Network System (EchoStar), Jasper Technologies, KORE Wireless Group, Novatel Wireless, Nupoint Systems, Oracle, Orange Business Services, PTC, Quake Global, Rogers Communications, Sierra Wireless, Tech Mahindra, Telefonica, Teliasonera, Telit, u-blox, and Wipro.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is M2M platform consolidation. Powerful M2M platforms that fit onto small boards to provide many ports are available. These platforms are compatible with standardized operating systems such as Linux and Android. M2M platform consolidation solutions provide a single and intuitive management platform for all M2M services and solutions. In addition, the solutions help monitor each service closely and consistently to improve the integration between solutions.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is adoption of M2M in supply chain management. M2M technology plays a vital role in the improvement of supply chain processes. M2M services allow enterprises to improve their existing supply chain processes by enabling the remote monitoring of vehicles. These services also enable the provision of real-time updates about cargo shipments, reduce the cost to the company, and enhance data security.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is standardization and policy-related issues. M2M solutions find applications in many industrial segments such as automotive, manufacturing, energy, healthcare, and military. Owing to high market fragmentation, operators are compelled to offer unique M2M platforms that suit different use cases and applications.

Companies Mentioned

AT&T, EE, Sprint, Verizon, Aeris Communications, Amdocs, Applied Satellite Technology, China Mobile, Comarch, Digi International, Ericsson, Gemalto, Huawei, Hughes Network System (EchoStar), Jasper Technologies, KORE Wireless Group, Novatel Wireless, Nupoint Systems, Oracle, Orange Business Services, PTC, Quake Global, Rogers Communications, Sierra Wireless, Tech Mahindra, Telefonica, Teliasonera, Telit, u-blox, Wipro.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • M2M value chain
      • Table M2M value chain
    • M2M services by technology
      • Table M2M services by technology
    • Business benefits of M2M solutions
      • Table Business benefits of M2M solutions
    • Applications of M2M
      • Table Applications of M2M
    • Popular M2M platform offerings
    • Types of M2M VAS providers
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global M2M services market 2016-2021($ billions)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Global M2M services market by technology
      • Table Global M2M services market by technology 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global M2M services market by technology 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Cellular
      • Table Global M2M services market by cellular 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Satellite
      • Table Global M2M services market by satellite 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by vertical
    • Global M2M services market by vertical
      • Table Global M2M services market by vertical 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global M2M services market by vertical 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Consumer electronics
      • Table Global M2M services market by consumer electronics 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Automotive
      • Table Global M2M services market by automotive 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Healthcare
      • Table Global M2M services market by healthcare 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Energy and utilities
      • Table Global M2M services market by energy and utilities 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Transportation and logistics
      • Table Global M2M services market by transportation and logistics 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Manufacturing
      • Table Global M2M services market by manufacturing 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Others
      • Table Global M2M services market by others 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global M2M services market by geography
      • Table Global M2M services market by geography 2016 and 2021 (%)
      • Table Global M2M services market by geography 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table Satellite M2M services market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Satellite M2M services market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Satellite M2M services market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Rising demand for improved M2M data communication
    • Growing demand for connectivity
    • Adoption of M2M in supply chain management
    • M2M services for dynamic real-time advertising
    • Increased use of POS terminals
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Standardization and policy-related issues
    • Presence of hybrid networks
    • Issues of integration in security and network in connected vehicles
    • Lack of in-house expertise
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • M2M platform consolidation
    • Rise in embedded telematics solutions
    • Digital signage in M2M retail industry
    • Increased use of analytics in M2M satellite business
    • Growing strategic alliances in M2M market
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
  • Key vendor analysis
    • AT&T
    • EE
    • Sprint
      • Table Sprint: Solutions offered
    • Verizon
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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