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The outlook for M2M: definitions, trends and operator strategies

Michele Mackenzie Principal Analyst, Research

M2M represents a relatively small opportunity for operators in terms of connectivity revenue, but one that is growing significantly and open to a multitude of new applications and services.

M2M and IoTThe M2M market generated USD10 billion in connectivity revenue in 2013 and this is set to grow to USD88 billion during the next 10 years. This Viewpoint analyses the market opportunity, the key drivers and barriers, and the industry sectors that represent the best opportunities for opertors worldwide.



This Viewpoint provides:

  • a definition of IoT and M2M
  • an overview of trends and challenges for operators
  • analysis of:
    • value-chain and supply-side dynamics
    • key M2M verticals and demand-side dynamics
  • M2M forecasts.