M2M news
  • Advancing LTE migration heralds massive change in global M2M modules markets

    A central element of research for this report involved extensive interviews with 20 modules manufacturers, mobile network operators, M2M service providers and M2M device manufacturers in order to assess current pricing trends for the 13 most common variants of M2M modules available in the global market.


  • Technology migration strategies of US carriers will trigger a new era of LTE for the M2M industry

    The combination of falling module pricing and the high costs of replacing legacy modules will fundamentally change the technology planning and cost analysis of long-term M2M deployments.


  • The connected car: a US$282 billion opportunity, but who pays?

    The automotive sector is probably the most exciting in M2M, particularly for mobile network operators, module vendors, and sundry others associated with cellular M2M. Machina Research forecasts that by 2022 there will be 1.5 billion automotive M2M connections globally, up from 109 million at the end of 2012. Revenue from the sector including devices, connectivity and services is set to increase from US$20 billion in 2012 to US$282 billion in 2022, a compound annual growth rate of 31%.


  • The rise of M2M/IoT Platforms highlights new commercial dynamics, and new challenges

    The key functionality of an M2M/IoT Application Platform is the capability to abstract across a range of inputs, and to control a range of external processes However, it is clear that any potential provider of M2M/IoT Application Platform solutions must move significantly beyond this core capability in order to attract application developers and build the ecosystems necessary to gain critical mass.


  • Berg Insight says 2.8 million patients are remotely monitored today

    According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, around 2.8 million patients worldwide were using a home monitoring service based on equipment with integrated connectivity at the end of 2012.