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IoT forecast: connectivity management platforms 2019–2028

12 November 2020 | Research

Karim Yaici

Forecast report | PPTX and PDF (11 slides) | IoT Platforms and Technology

"Established connectivity management platform suppliers should invest in new features and experiment with new pricing models to protect their relationships with large MNOs and compete against smaller platform providers."


Many telecoms operators have deployed IoT connectivity management platforms (CMPs) to support their IoT operations. This report provides a forecast for the adoption of IoT CMPs worldwide, including projections for the number of managed connections and operators’ spending on third-party CMPs.

This report provides:

  • a base-year 2019 analysis and 9-year forecast for the wireless IoT CMP market worldwide, split by technology and supplier
  • forecasts for operators' spending on third-party CMPs and an overview of the market shares of the main CMP suppliers
  • an analysis of the key trends in IoT CMP adoption, as well as the drivers and challenges
  • recommendations for suppliers of IoT CMPs.


Geographical coverage

Key metrics

Regions modelled

  • Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
  • Developed Asia–Pacific (DVAP)
  • Emerging Asia–Pacific (EMAP) excluding China
  • China
  • Latin America (LATAM)
  • Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
  • North America (NA)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)
  • Western Europe (WE)
  • Managed wireless IoT connections worldwide, split by the type of spectrum used (licensed and unlicensed)
  • Managed wireless IoT connections worldwide, split by the type of CMP (proprietary and third-party)
  • Managed IoT connections worldwide and by region
  • Operator spending on third-party IoT CMPs
  • CMP vendor market shares


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