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Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Connections Market by Technology (Wired, Wireless), Industry (Healthcare, Utilities, Retail, Consumer Electronics, Automotive & Transportation, Security & Surveillance, Others), and by Geography - Forecast to 2020

By: marketsandmarkets.com
Publishing Date: August 2015
Report Code: SE 1194

 

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The market size of global M2M connections is expected to reach $35.16 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.57% between 2015 and 2020. 

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) refers to technologies which allow wired and wireless systems to connect to devices of the same type and enable communication within the same. The migration to 3G and 4G networks worldwide, different regulatory mandates by the government, and standardization of IPv6 are some of the key reasons for the growth of this technology. The global M2M connections market was valued at USD 17.18 Billion in 2014 and it is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.57% between 2015 and 2020.

On the basis of technologies, the market is divided into wired and wireless technologies. Wireless technology is further segmented into short-range and cellular technologies. Both short-range and cellular technologies have further been segmented into Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Bluetooth and 2G, 3G, & 4G, respectively. Among the short-range technologies, ZigBee is presumed to have the highest growth rate during the forecast period. Wi-Fi connectivity held the largest share worth ~48% in 2014. 2G connectivity holds the largest share among the cellular technologies, but its market is expected to decline as many telecom providers will shut down the service in the coming years. Different industry verticals covered in this study are healthcare, automotive & transportation, security & surveillance, retail, utilities, consumer electronics, and others. The report also covers Machine to Machine Market on the basis of regions which are Americas, Europe, APAC, and RoW.

The report also includes the machine to machine market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges. Apart from the market segmentation, the report also includes the critical market data and qualitative information for each type of technology, along with the industry trends, and value chain analysis. This report will provide valuable insights to various stakeholders of the market, such as telecom operators, connectivity providers, semiconductor providers, and application providers in order to formulate their market strategies. Similarly, this report will provide useful information to various technology forums, alliances, associations, research institutes, and organizations to understand the current trends in this market.

Some of the major players in this machine to machine market include AT&T (U.S.), Verizon (U.S.), Gemalto (The Netherlands), Vodafone (U.K.), China Mobile (China), Sierra Wireless (Canada), Telefonica (Spain), Telit Communications (U.K), and Deutsche Telekom (Germany) among others.

In relation to this report, two similar reports were published by MarketsandMarkets, namely, Industrial IoT market (published in November 2014), and Internet of Things market and M2M communication (published in November 2014). Both these reports are available on the company’s website (www.marketsandmarkets.com) for reference. With the given market data, MarketsandMarkets offers customizations as per the company’s specific needs. Profiling of additional players on the basis of various blocks of the value chain can be provided as per a client requirement.

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • The global M2M connections market statistics with detailed classifications and splits based on the respective market size.
  • Impact analysis of market dynamics, along with the factors currently driving and restraining the growth of the said market, and their impact in the short, medium, and long-term.
  • Illustrative segmentation, analysis, and forecast of the major industry verticals along with regional machine to machine market to provide an overall view of the M2M connections market
  • Detailed competitive landscape with identification of the key players in the global market and an in-depth market share ranking analysis
  • Competitive intelligence based on the company profiles, key player strategies, and key developments such as product launches and acquisitions
  • Complete value chain analysis of the M2M connections market landscape along with the key stakeholders.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction (Page No. - 13)
    1.1 Objectives of the Study
    1.2 Market Definition
    1.3 Market Scope
           1.3.1 Markets Covered
           1.3.2 Years Considered for the Study
    1.4 Currency
    1.5 Stakeholders
    1.6 Limitations

2 Research Methodology (Page No. - 17)
    2.1 Research Data
           2.1.1 Secondary Data
                    2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
           2.1.2 Primary Data
                    2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
                    2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
                    2.1.2.3 Breakdown of Primaries
    2.2 Market Size Estimation
    2.3 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
    2.4 Research Assumptions

3 Executive Summary (Page No. - 25)

4 Premium Insights (Page No. - 31)
    4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in the Global M2M Connections Market
    4.2 M2M Connections Market, By Technology
    4.3 Short Range: M2M Connections Market, By Wireless Technology
    4.4 M2M Connections Market, By Cellular Technology
    4.5 M2M Connections Market, By Industry Vertical
    4.6 M2M Connections Market, By Geography

5 Market Overview (Page No. - 35)
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Market Segmentation
           5.2.1 By Technology
           5.2.2 By Industry Vertical
           5.2.3 By Region
    5.3 Market Dynamics
           5.3.1 Drivers
                    5.3.1.1 Migration to 3G And4G Networks
                    5.3.1.2 Adoption of M2M Technology in Telematics and Telemetry Related Applications
                    5.3.1.3 Regulatory Mandates
           5.3.2 Restraints
                    5.3.2.1 Lack of Standardization
                    5.3.2.2 Inability to Leverage the Benefits of Mobility
           5.3.3 Opportunities
                    5.3.3.1 Strategic Partnerships With System Integrators
                    5.3.3.2 Growth of the Connected Car Market
                    5.3.3.3 Emerging Applications in Different Industries
           5.3.4 Challenges
                    5.3.4.1 Privacy & Security
           5.3.5 Winning Imperatives
                    5.3.5.1 Certifications for M2M Modules
           5.3.6 Burning Issues
                    5.3.6.1 Establishment and Execution of Regulations, Standards, and Protocols

6 Industry Trends (Page No. - 46)
    6.1 Strategic Benchmarking
           6.1.1 Product Innovation and Development
    6.2 Value Chain Analysis
    6.3 Industry Trends

7 Market, By Technology (Page No. - 49)
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Wired Technologies
           7.2.1 Ethernet
           7.2.2 Industrial Ethernet
    7.3 Wireless Technologies
           7.3.1 Short-Range
                    7.3.1.1 Wi-Fi
                    7.3.1.2 Zigbee
                    7.3.1.3 Bluetooth
           7.3.2 Cellular Technologies
                    7.3.2.1 Second-Generation (2G)
                    7.3.2.2 Third-Generation (3G)
                    7.3.2.3 Fourth-Generation (4G)/Long-Term Evolution (LTE)

8 Market, By Industry Vertical (Page No. - 63)
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Healthcare
           8.2.1 Patient Monitoring & Tracking
           8.2.2 Telemedicine
    8.3 Utilities
           8.3.1 Smart Grids
           8.3.2 Smart Meters
    8.4 Automotive & Transportation
           8.4.1 Telematics
           8.4.2 Fleet Tracking/Monitoring
    8.5 Retail
           8.5.1 Digital Signage & Point-Of-Sales
           8.5.2 Vending Machine & Atms
    8.6 Consumer Electronic
           8.6.1 Smart Tv and Smart Tv Consoles
           8.6.2 Smart Appliances
    8.7 Security & Surveillance
           8.7.1 Commercial & Residential Security
           8.7.2 Remote Surveillance
    8.8 Others
           8.8.1 Oil & Gas
           8.8.2 Agriculture

9 Market, By Geography (Page No. - 85)
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Americas
    9.3 Europe
    9.4 Asia-Pacific
    9.5 Rest of the World

10 Competitive Landscape (Page No. - 98)
     10.1 Introduction
     10.2 Market Ranking of Players, 2014
     10.3 Competitive Situation and Trends
             10.3.1 New Product Launches, Developments
             10.3.2 Acquisitions, Collaborations, and Partnerships
             10.3.3 Mergers & Acquisitions

11 Company Profiles (Page No. - 104)
(Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development)*
     11.1 Introduction
     11.2 AT&T Inc.
     11.3 Cisco Systems Inc.
     11.4 Gemalto
     11.5 Intel
     11.6 Texas Instruments
     11.7 China Mobile Ltd.
     11.8 Deutsche Telekom Ag
     11.9 Sierra Wireless
     11.10 Sprint Corporation
     11.11 Telefonica, S.A
     11.12 Telit Communications
     11.13 Verizon Communication Inc.
     11.14 Vodafone Group PLC.
     11.15 Jasper Technologies Inc.
     11.16 Kore Wireless Group

*Details on Overview, Products and Services, Financials, Strategy & Development Might Not Be Captured in Case of Unlisted Companies.

12 Appendix (Page No. - 142)
     12.1 Insights of Industry Experts
     12.2 Discussion Guide
     12.3 Introducing RT: Real Time Market Intelligence
     12.4 Available Customizations
     12.5 Related Reports


List of Tables (71 Tables)

Table 1 Migration to the 3G & 4G Connectivity is Expected to Propel the Growth of the M2M Connections Market
Table 2 Lack of Standardization is Restraining the Market Growth
Table 3 Connected Car Market is A Key Growth Area for M2M Connections Market
Table 4 Privacy & Security Issues are Constraining the Growth of the M2M Connections Market
Table 5 M2M Connections Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 6 M2M Connections Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 7 Wired Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 8 Wired Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 9 Wired Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 10 Wired Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 11 Wireless Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 12 Wireless Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Technology, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 13 Wireless Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 14 Wireless Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 15 Wireless Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 16 Wireless Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 17 Short-Range: M2M Connections Market Size, By Wireless Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 18 Short-Range: M2M Connections Market Size, By Wireless Technology, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 19 Short-Range: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 20 Short-Range: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 21 Cellular: M2M Connections Market Size, By Wireless Technology, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 22 Cellular: M2M Connections Market Size, By Wireless Technology, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 23 Cellular: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry Vertical, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 24 Cellular: M2M Connections Market Size, By Industry Vertical, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 25 M2M Connections Market Size, By Vertical, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 26 M2M Connections Market Size, By Vertical, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 27 Healthcare: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 28 Healthcare: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 29 Healthcare: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 30 Healthcare: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 31 Utilities: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 32 Utilities: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 33 Utilities: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 34 Utilities: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 35 Automotive & Transportation: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 36 Automotive & Transportation: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 37 Automotive & Transportation: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 38 Automotive & Transportation: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 39 Retail: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 40 Retail: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 41 Retail: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 42 Retail: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 43 Consumer Electronics: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 44 Consumer Electronics: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 45 Consumer Electronics: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 46 Consumer Electronics: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 47 Security & Surveillance: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 48 Security & Surveillance: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 49 Security & Surveillance: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 50 Security & Surveillance: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 51 Others: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 52 Others: Wireless M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 53 Others: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 54 Others: Wired M2M Connections Market Size, By Geography, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 55 M2M Connections Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 56 M2M Connections Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 57 Americas: M2M Connections Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 58 Americas: M2M Connections Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 59 North America: M2M Connections Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 60 North America: M2M Connections Market Size, By Country, 2013-2020 (Million Connections)
Table 61 Europe: M2M Connections Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 62 Europe: M2M Connections Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 63 APAC: M2M Connections Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (USD Million)
Table 64 APAC: M2M Connections Market Size, By Country, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 65 RoW: M2M Connections Market Size, By Region, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Table 66 RoW: M2M Connections Market Size, By Region, 2013–2020 (Million Connections)
Table 67 Global Cellular M2M Connections Market Rankings, By Key Player, 2014
Table 68 Global Cellular M2M Embedded Modules Market Rankings, By Key Player, 2014
Table 69 New Product Launches, Developments, & Expansions in the Machine-To-Machine Market, 2014-2015
Table 70 Acquisitions, Collaborations, Partnerships, and Agreements in the Smart Sensor Market, 2014-2015
Table 71 Other Developments, 2014-2015


List of Figures (55 Figures)

Figure 1 M2M Connections Market, By Technology
Figure 2 Research Design
Figure 3 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 4 Market Size Estimation Methodology: Top-Down Approach
Figure 5 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
Figure 6 Assumptions of the Research Study
Figure 7 M2M Connections Market in Terms of Value and Volume, 2015–2020
Figure 8 M2M Connections Market, By Technology, 2015–2020 (Million Connections)
Figure 9 U.S. M2M Connections Market, By Industry, 2014
Figure 10 M2M Connections Market, By Short-Range Technology: Wi-Fi Connectivity is Expected to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 11 M2M Connections Market, By Cellular Connectivity: the 4G Technology is Expected to Witness the Highest Growth Rate
Figure 12 Global Machine-To-Machine Connections Market Share, By Region, 2014
Figure 13 The Global M2M Connections Market Presents Lucrative Opportunities
Figure 14 Wireless Technology Would Continue to Dominate the Market During the Forecast Period
Figure 15 Zigbee Technology is Expected to Grow the Fastest During the Forecast Period
Figure 16 3G Connectivity is Projected to Have the Highest Number of M2M Connections By 2020
Figure 17 Automotive & Transportation Sector Would Continue to Dominate the Market During the Forecasted Period
Figure 18 APAC Region is Presumed to Replace Americas as the Biggest Market for M2M Connections
Figure 19 M2M Connections Market, By Technology
Figure 20 M2M Connections Market, By Industry Vertical
Figure 21 Migration to 3G and 4G Networks: Key Driver for the M2M Connections Market
Figure 22 Growth of the Global LTE (4G) Connections
Figure 23 Percentage of Population Covered By LTE Networks
Figure 24 Strategic Benchmarking: Companies Largely Adopted Organic Growth Strategies for Product Innovation and Enhancement
Figure 25 Value Chain Analysis: M2M Platform Providers are the Key Players
Figure 26 M2M Connections Market Size, By Technology, 2015–2020 (Million Connections)
Figure 27 Wireless Technology: M2M Connections Market Size, By Technology, 2013-2020 (USD Million)
Figure 28 M2M Connections Market Size, By Vertical, 2015-2020 (Million Connections)
Figure 29 Utilities: M2M Connections Market Volume By Technology, 2015–2020 (Million Connections)
Figure 30 M2M Connections Market Geographic Snapshot – China is Expected to Experience the Highest Growth Rate
Figure 31 Americas Market Snapshot
Figure 32 The European Market Snapshot
Figure 33 APAC Market Snapshot
Figure 34 RoW: M2M Connections Market, By Technology, 2015 & 2020 (Million Connections)
Figure 35 Companies Adopted Product Innovation as the Key Growth Strategy, 2014-2015
Figure 36 Battle for Market Share: New Product Launches Was the Key Strategy From 2013-2015
Figure 37 Geographic Revenue Mix of Major Players in M2M Connections Market
Figure 38 AT&T: Company Snapshot
Figure 39 AT&T: SWOT Analysis
Figure 40 Cisco: Company Snapshot
Figure 41 Cisco: SWOT Analysis
Figure 42 Gemalto: Company Snapshot
Figure 43 Gemalto: SWOT Analysis
Figure 44 Intel: Company Snapshot
Figure 45 Intel: SWOT Analysis
Figure 46 Texas Instruments: Company Snapshot
Figure 47 Texas Instruments: SWOT Analysis
Figure 48 China Mobile Ltd.: Company Snapshot
Figure 49 Deutsche Telekom Ag: Company Snapshot
Figure 50 Sierra Wireless: Company Snapshot
Figure 51 Sprint: Company Snapshot
Figure 52 Telefonica, S. A. : Company Snapshot
Figure 53 Telit Communications: Business Overview
Figure 54 Verizon: Company Snapshot
Figure 55 Vodafone Group PLC.: Company Snapshot

All forms of technologies that allow two or more machines of the same type except smartphones, tablets, and wearables among others, to communicate with each other through wired or wireless connectivity are known as Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connections.

Short-range technologies such as ZigBee, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth are expected to dominate the global M2M connections market during the forecast period. The market share of wired and cellular technology 2G is projected to decline in the coming years. 3G and 4G/LTE technologies are anticipated to have high growth rates. Rising application of telematics in the automotive industry, demand for smart grids in the utilities sector, coupled with overall standardization of IPv6 are expected to propel the growth of global M2M connections market.

The market associated with the Machine-to-Machine connections is poised to witness tremendous growth. Industries such as utilities and automotive & transportation are expected to be high growth areas for M2M connections.

This report covers the global machine to machine market on the basis of different types of technologies and industries. The major technologies considered for this study are wired and wireless. The wireless technology has been further segmented into short- range and cellular. On the basis of verticals, it has been segmented into Healthcare, Utilities, Retail, consumer electronics, automotive & transportation, security & surveillance, and others.

This report describes the market trends, drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges for the global M2M connections market, and forecasts the machine to machine market from 2015 to 2020, on the basis of the technology, verticals, and geography. This report covers geographies such as Americas, Europe, APAC, and the RoW (Rest of the World).

In 2014, the Americas comprised the largest region in terms of machine to machine market revenue for the global M2M connections market worth USD 5919.90 Million and the RoW region is projected to grow at the highest CAGR of 12.29% between 2015 and 2020.

The report profiles the major players along with their SWOT analysis in the global M2M connections market. The market has been witnessing a series of new product launch announcements and partnerships across the value chain. Some of the major industry players in the said market are China Mobile (China), Telefonica (Spain), Deutsche Telekom (Germany), Gemalto (The Netherlands), Sierra Wireless (Canada), Telit PLC (U.K.), AT&T (U.S.), Vodafone (U.K.), Jasper Wireless Inc. (U.S.), Verizon (U.S.), and Intel (U.S.) among others.

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