Largest 450 cellular IoT deployments together account for 349mn units

Rickard Andersson of Berg Insight

In its annual database Berg Insight covers the 450 largest cellular IoT deployments identified as part of the company’s world-class IoT market research activities since 2004.

The extensive list includes various types of projects and product categories deployed across all IoT verticals including OEM automotive, aftermarket automotive, transport & logistics, utilities, infrastructure, buildings & security, retail, industrial, consumer electronics, healthcare and other. The database includes project size and geographical distribution by the end of 2019 as well as a 5-year forecast for each individual project.

“The projects included in the top-450 list together account for approximately 349 million active cellular IoT subscriptions”, says Rickard Andersson, principal analyst, Berg Insight. He adds that this corresponds to as much as 22.3% of the total number of cellular IoT connections worldwide at the end of 2019.

The 450 projects on the list are in the coming years forecasted to grow to 752 million units by 2024, corresponding to an overall compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6%. “More than 70 deployments on the list have surpassed 1 million subscriptions and the top-10 projects alone account for over 118 million units”, continued Mr. Andersson.

Transport & logistics is the largest vertical in terms of the number of projects that made the top list, followed by retail, aftermarket automotive, utilities, buildings & security, OEM automotive, healthcare and industrial. When comparing the number of active subscriptions represented by each vertical for the entries in the top-450 list, OEM automotive is instead the largest vertical, accounting for 96 million units, ahead of transport & logistics at 76 million units and utilities representing 68 million units.

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