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Telefónica strengthens its horizontal M2M platform and builds end-to-end solutions for core verticals

Michele Mackenzie Principal Analyst, Research

"Competition is intensifying in the M2M market and Telefónica is consolidating its position and building for the future by investing in its core capabilities (security and its managed connectivity platform), piloting LPWA, and developing end-to-end solutions."

Telefónica held its European Industry Analyst Day in early October where it outlined its worldwide enterprise strategy including M2M. This article examines some of the strategic M2M initiatives that the company is deploying to bolster its market position.