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[January 31, 2013]

Research and Markets: Between 2012 and 2017, the Number of Cellular M2M Subscriptions Is Forecasted At A CAGR Of 27.2%

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kgcg78/cellular_m2m) has announced the addition of the "Cellular M2M Connections - An Analysis of Growth Drivers, Market Segments and Operator Approaches" report to their offering.

This report looks at these different developments, providing in-depth country, regional and application-level forecasts underpinned by an in-depth analysis of some of the key drivers and challenges that the market faces: This is of particular importance given the variance in forecasts available. It also provides an analysis of mobile operator approaches to the market, both in terms of some of the most advanced markets as well as a look at developments in key emerging countries such as China and Brazil.

Cellular M2M Connections looks at the developments in the cellular M2M market, providing in-depth country, regional and application-level forecasts underpinned by an in-depth analysis of some of the keydrivers and challenges that the market faces: This is of particular importance given the variance in forecasts available.

Key findings include:

- The number of cellular M2M subscriptions nearly doubled between 2010 and 2012 to reach 143.7m. Between 2012 and 2017, the author forecasts a CAGR of 27.2%, with total subscriptions reaching 478.1m. As a portion of total mobile subscriptions, the increase during this time will be from 2.2% to 5.6%. Airtime revenue is expected to increase from US$4.9bn to $13.0bn during this time, a CAGR of 21.5%.

- Despite attractive growth, it is important to consider some of the key issues driving and challenging the opportunity in different segments and regions. While regulations are the most important driver of the market, there are uncertainties as to the degree and timing of their impact. In some applications, there are alternative technologies and solutions, some of which appear to be winning in some key markets.

- Telematics regulations will be the strongest driver in Brazil, the European Union (EU) and Russia. However, within the EU, different countries have differing levels of enthusiasm, and it is unclear how regulations will be introduced country by country.

Companies Mentioned:

- 3

- Amazon

- AT&T

- China Mobile

- China Unicom (News - Alert)

- Cinterion

- Claro

- Datora

- Jasper Wireless

- KDDI

- KT

- Megafon

- Mobily

- MTN

- MTS

- NTT (News - Alert)

- Pacific Controls

- PCCW

- Porto Seguro

- Sierra Wireless

- Softbank

- Sprint (News - Alert)

- Telefonica

- Telit

- Tesa Telecom

- TIM

- T-Mobile

- Verizon

- Vimplecom

- Vivo

- Vodacom

- Vodafone (News - Alert)

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kgcg78/cellular_m2m


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