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Worldwide Telco—iot Prominence: Key Benchmarks, Portfolios, & Practices 2018 To 2025

Worldwide Telco—iot Prominence: Key Benchmarks, Portfolios, & Practices 2018 To 2025

The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to grow strongly in the coming years, as new services are deployed on top of old technologies, making the transition for consumers easier and cheaper. The emergence of IoT is bringing fresh opportunities for Telcos. Moreover, these opportunities will not only drive both the bottom line and top line of Telcos, but it will also help in achieving more operational efficiency as well as additional revenue streams.

Despite the upbeat outlook that has long surrounded it, IoT continues to underwhelm, as far as most Telcos are concerned. IoT still accounts for only a small part of Telcos’ business. IoT revenues as a percentage of total sales were just 1.18% for Verizon Communications Inc., 1.59% for Vodafone Group plc, and as little as 0.53% for Spain’s Telefónica in the third quarter of 2017. It is also observed that Telcos are mainly interested in providing connectivity solutions.

Oscar Mine, Senior Analyst at Researchica, said, “Telcos must focus on offering more than just connectivity solutions. Telcos have a great opportunity to enter into IoT services, and business intelligence based on data mining. Telcos can also collaborate with other players in the IoT ecosystem such as hardware providers, and create multiple solutions for different industry verticals. Apart from that, a vast amount of data is being generated at Telcos’ end, a goldmine they must start exploring right away!.”

Researchica projects that the number of IoT connections will rise from about 9.8 billion in 2018 to 15 billion by 2020 and 45 billion by 2025. Over that same period, operators’ IoT revenues will rise from US$12 billion in 2018 to US$55 billion in 2020 and as much US$600 billion in 2025. As a proportion of total revenue of Telcos, IoT revenue will inevitably grow from 0.7% in 2018 to 30% by 2025.

This Telco-IoT Research provides critical analysis of the key business models, strategies and developments, whilst providing insights into the future of the IoT market. The research charts key macro trends, IoT technology innovation trend, IoT player strategies, and is a must-have purchase for Telcos already working in this sector as well as those looking to establish a position in this sector.

This research includes analysis and forecasts for IoT revenue opportunities for Telcos. The research also provides analysis and forecasts for the application of IoT across key industry sectors, including Industrial Automation, Factory & Warehouse, Healthcare, Automotive, Supply Chain / Fleet Management, Oil and Gas, Agriculture, Entertainment & Media, and Military & Aerospace.

Glimpse of Findings:

Telcos can make their IoT business profitable by just acquiring right IoT businesses.

90% IoT players are targeting 50% industry segments. Telcos must target rest of the 50% industries which are under-penetrated and hold immense potential for growth.

Highly successful IoT players invested 50% less than failed or mediocre IoT players in the last 5 years. Therefore, a well targeted vision and right approach is more important than anything else to be successful in IoT market.

Industries that aren’t technology-based today will constitute 90% of total IoT market in the next 10 years. 75% of the organisations will increase their IoT spending in the next 2-5 years by up to 200%.

Unique Attributes of this Research

Complete analysis of Telcos’ strategic advantage in IoT market.
Highly profitable IoT businesses for Telcos.
How to get success in IoT business?
Go-to-market strategies for Telcos – collaborate, compete, or acquire?

Questions Answered by the Report

What are the monetisation strategies adopted by leading Telcos vis-à-vis IoT?
Why does IoT currently account for just 0.5% of Telcos revenue? What are the reasons that will propel Telco IoT revenues upto 30% by 2025?
How Telcos can achieve operational efficiency through IoT business?
How IoT business can help in defending existing revenue of Telcos?
What should be the ideal collaboration strategy for Telcos? >When should they collaborate and when & where should they go independently?
What is the projected market potential of IoT for Telcos during the next 5 years?

Companies Mentioned in the Report

AT&T, Vodafone, Telefonica, Huawei, ZTE, Airtel, Etisalat, Telenor, Reliance Jio, Radisys, Softbank, Singtel


1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Scope of the Study
1.2.1 M2M
1.2.2 IoT
1.3 Research Methodology
2 Executive Summary
2.1 Top Telco-IoT Market Developments of 2017-2018
2.1.1 Leading Telcos set sights on IoT for growth in 2018 and beyond.
2.1.2 IoT revenue grew quickly for all operators during 2016-2017.
2.1.3 Reliance Jio (India) bets big on IoT, starts process to acquire Radisys.
2.1.4 Deutsche Telekom deploys NB-IoT across eight European markets and the United States.
2.1.5 APT targets enterprises with NB-IoT and LTE-M services.
2.1.6 Vodafone Portugal launches IoT products for consumer segment.
2.2 Analyst Viewpoint
2.2.1 IoT is must for Telcos to survive and grow.
2.2.2 IoT may help in defending existing revenues of Telcos.
2.2.3 Telcos exploring mixed approaches to IoT.
2.2.4 Enter into the market with new business models.
2.3 Telco-IoT Market Outlook
3 Telco IoT Market Structure, Ecosystem, and Value Chain Analysis
3.1 Overview
3.2 Telecom IoT Market Structure
3.2.1 Network/ Connectivity Provider
3.2.2 Platform Provider
3.2.3 Application Provider
3.2.4 Device Management
3.2.5 FOS (Full Operation Service)
3.3 IoT Ecosystem
3.4 Elements of IoT System
3.4.1 Sensors
3.4.2 Network/ Connectivity Technologies
3.4.3 Analytics – Aggregation and Insight
3.5 IoT Market Segmentation
3.5.1 Market Segmentation by Application/ Industry
3.5.1.1 Consumer IoT
3.5.1.1.1 Home
3.5.1.1.2 Lifestyle
3.5.1.1.3 Health
3.5.1.1.4 Mobility
3.5.1.2 Business/ Industrial IoT
3.5.1.2.1 Manufacturing
3.5.1.2.2 Healthcare
3.5.1.2.3 Retail
3.5.1.2.4 Energy
3.5.1.2.5 Mobility
3.5.1.3 Civil IoT
3.5.1.3.1 Cities
3.5.1.3.2 Public Services
3.5.1.3.3 Government
3.5.2 Market Segmentation by Technology
3.5.2.1 IoT Software
3.5.2.1.1 Top 10 IoT Software Companies
3.5.2.2 IoT Hardware
3.5.2.2.1 Top 10 IoT Hardware Companies
3.5.2.3 IoT Connectivity
3.5.2.3.1 Top 10 IoT Connectivity Solution Providers
3.5.2.4 IoT Service
3.6 Three Compelling Use Cases of IoT for Telcos
3.6.1 IoT as a Tool for Improving Operational Efficiency
3.6.2 IoT as a Service for Providing Last Mile Access to Devices
3.6.3 IoT as an Application for Delivering Intelligent, Value-Added Services
3.7 Prioritising Vertical Opportunities for Telcos
3.8 Gaining First-mover Advantage
4 Telco-IoT Regional Benchmarking: IoT Players’ Offerings, Business Models, and Future Strategies
4.1 North America
4.1.1 General Overview and Key Trends
4.1.2 USA
4.1.2.1 AT&T
4.1.2.2 T-Mobile
4.1.2.3 Verizon Communications
4.2 Latin America
4.2.1 Telefonica
4.3 Asia Pacific
4.3.1 General Overview and Key Trends
4.3.2 China
4.3.2.1 China Mobile
4.3.3 Australia
4.3.3.1 Optus
4.3.4 Singapore
4.3.4.1 SingTel
4.3.5 South Korea
4.3.5.1 SK Telecom
4.4 Europe
4.4.1 General Overview and Key Trends
4.4.2 Germany
4.4.2.1 Deutsche Telekom
4.4.3 Switzerland
4.4.3.1 Swisscom
4.4.4 United Kingdom
4.4.4.1 Vodafone Group PLC.
4.5 Middle East & Africa
4.5.1 South Africa
4.5.1.1 Vodacom
4.5.2 UAE
4.5.2.1 Etisalat
5 Telco-IoT Opportunity Analysis & Forecast 2018-2025
5.1 Introduction
5.2 IoT Connectivity Technology
5.2.1 Wireless Technologies and Standards
5.2.1.1 International Standard Organisations
5.2.1.2 Unlicensed and Licensed Frequency Bands
5.2.2 Cellular Network Technologies
5.2.2.1 2G
5.2.2.2 HSDPA and HSUPA (3G)
5.2.2.3 4G LTE
5.2.2.4 5G
5.2.2.5 LTE-M and NB-IOT
5.2.3 LPWA and Satellite Technologies
5.2.3.1 Proprietary and semi-proprietary LPWA technologies
5.2.3.2 LoRa
5.2.3.3 Sigfox
5.2.3.4 Ingenu
5.2.3.5 Wi-SUN
5.2.3.6 Weightless
5.2.3.7 Satellite Technologies
5.2.4 WLAN/ WPAN Technologies
5.2.4.1 Wi-Fi
5.2.4.2 Bluetooth
5.2.4.3 ZigBee
5.2.4.4 WirelessHART
5.2.4.5 Thread
5.2.4.6 Z-Wave
5.2.4.7 ULE
5.2.4.8 DSRC
5.3 Short Range IoT Connectivity Technologies
5.4 Longer Range IoT Connectivity Technologies
5.5 IoT Network Management Solution
5.5.1 Introduction
5.5.2 Network Performance Monitoring and Network Optimization
5.5.3 Network Traffic Management
5.5.4 Network Security Management
5.5.5 Others
5.6 IoT Telecom Services
5.6.1 Introduction
5.6.2 Business Consulting Services
5.6.3 Device and Application Management Services
5.6.4 Installation and Integration Services
5.6.5 IoT Billing and Subscription Management
5.6.6 M2M Billing Services
5.7 IoT Telecom Services Market Analysis, By Vertical/ Application
5.7.1 Introduction
5.7.2 Automotive
5.7.3 Supply Chain / Fleet Management
5.7.4 Healthcare
5.7.5 Agriculture
5.7.6 Entertainment & Media
5.7.7 Industrial Automation
5.7.8 Factory and warehouse
5.7.9 Oil and Gas
5.7.10 Military & Aerospace
5.8 Telco-IoT Market by Region 2018-2025
5.8.1 North America
5.8.1.1 U.S.
5.8.1.2 Canada
5.9 Europe
5.9.1 Germany
5.9.2 United Kingdom
5.9.3 France
5.9.4 Italy
5.9.5 Spain
5.9.6 Rest of Europe
5.10 Asia Pacific
5.10.1 China
5.10.2 Japan
5.10.3 South Korea
5.10.4 India
5.10.5 Australia
5.10.6 Rest of APAC
5.11 Latin America
5.12 Middle East & Africa
6 Conclusions, Recommendations, and Strategic Analysis
List of Figures
Figure 5 - 1: Global Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 2: Global IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 3: Global IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 4: Global IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 5: Global IoT Cellular Network Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 6: Global IoT LPWA and Satellite Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 7: Global IoT WLAN/ WPAN Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 8: Global IoT Telecom Services Market by Vertical (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 9: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Automotive (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 10: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Supply Chain / Fleet Management (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 11: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Healthcare (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 12: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Agriculture (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 13: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Entertainment & Media (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 14: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Industrial Automation (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 15: Global IoT Telecom Services Market Factory & Warehouse (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 16: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Oil and Gas (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 17: Global IoT Telecom Services Market for Military & Aerospace (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 18: Telco-IoT Market by Region (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 19: IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market by Region (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 20: IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market by Region (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 21: IoT Telecom Services Market by Region (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 22: North America Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 23: North America IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 24: North America IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 25: North America IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 26: Europe Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 27: Europe IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 28: Europe IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 29: Europe IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 30: Germany Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 31: Germany IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 32: Germany IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 33: Germany IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 34: UK Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 35: UK IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 36: UK IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 37: UK IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 38: France Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 39: France IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 40: France IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 41: France IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 42: Italy Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 43: Italy IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 44: Italy IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 45: Italy IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 46: Spain Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 47: Spain IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 48: Spain IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 49: Spain IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 50: Asia Pacific Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 51: Asia Pacific IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 52: Asia Pacific IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 53: Asia Pacific IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 54: China Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 55: China IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 56: China IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 57: China IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 58: Japan Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 59: Japan IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 60: Japan IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 61: Japan IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 62: South Korea Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 63: South Korea IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 64: South Korea IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 65: South Korea IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 66: India Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 67: India IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 68: India IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 69: India IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 70: Australia Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 71: Australia IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 72: Australia IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 73: Australia IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 74: Latin America Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 75: Latin America IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 76: Latin America IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 77: Latin America IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 78: Middle East & Africa Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 79: Middle East & Africa IoT Telecom Services Connectivity Technology Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 80: Middle East & Africa IoT Telecom Services Network Management Solution Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Figure 5 - 81: Middle East & Africa IoT Telecom Services Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
List of Tables
Table 5 - 1: Global Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 2: Telco-IoT Market by Region (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 3: North America Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 4: Europe Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 5: Germany Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 6: UK Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 7: France Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 8: Italy Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 9: Spain Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 10: Asia Pacific Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 11: China Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 12: Japan Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 13: South Korea Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 14: India Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 15: Australia Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 16: Latin America Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025
Table 5 - 17: Middle East & Africa Telco-IoT Market (In US$ Million), 2018-2025

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