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M2M and Internet of Things (IoT): opportunities for telecoms operators (Vol II)

Tom Rebbeck Research Director, Operator business services and IoT
Michele Mackenzie Principal Analyst, Research

"Machine to machine (M2M) and the broader Internet of Things (IoT) market represent a key opportunity for telecoms operators."

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M2M and IoT: opportunities for telecoms operators volume 2" alt="M2M and IoT: opportunities for telecoms operators volume 2Volume II: Following the interest in our first collection of articles, this second volume collects our latest work on Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities for telecoms operators. The issues for telecoms operators remain the same: IoT has enormous potential, but operators struggle to identify the best approach to the opportunity. For example, Vodafone is one of the most-advanced operators in IoT, but the sector was worth just EUR174 million to the company in 1Q 2016 – a little over 1% of its total revenue.


In this brochure, we discuss some of our current thinking on how IoT will affect the telecoms sector and describe our past project experience. Analysys Mason works with clients worldwide and across the telecoms industry to develop their approaches to IoT. Our assignments range from rapid reviews of existing plans to full strategy development. 


The articles cover the following topics:

  •  selecting vertical market opportunities 
  •  core connectivity for IoT 
  •  drones 
  •  the automotive and transport sector 
  •  LPWA market potential.