The European market for cellular M2M connections is experiencing growth across multiple vertical segments, with the industrial, automotive, and telematics category driving the majority of this growth. While new technology deployments of LTE-M and NB-IoT networks will help drive operator connection revenues, operators will face increased competition from new providers with LPWA technologies.
This report examines the highly competitive and fragmented European market for operator M2M services. Market quantification is provided for operator cellular connections both in the historical context and for future M2M connections. Connection market share from 2015 through 2017, together with forecast projections through 2023 is provided.
For operators though, the revenue opportunity will extend beyond connectivity to specialized, value-added solutions. The report details these opportunities and concludes with operator recommendations moving forward.