App-enabled smart wireless accessories to generate revenues of over US$23 billion by 2018

Hampshire, UK – 10 September 2013 – New findings from leading hi-tech analysts, Juniper Research, have revealed that hardware and service revenues from app-enabled smart wireless accessories will exceed $23 billion in 2018, compared to $2 billion this year.

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M2M Adoption Barometer 2013 from Vodafone shows Asia Pacific will overtake Americas by 2021

(Newbury, UK) — Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is going to be big in every industry – very big. So says mobile network operator Vodafone, whose analysts forecast that 2.1 billion devices will be internet-connected by the end of the decade.

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M2M cellular connections to exceed 450m by 2018 as profit margins are squeezed, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, NY, USA (Business Wire) — Global cellular machine-to-machine connections are set to reach over 450 million by 2018, according to ABI Research in an update to its M2M Market Data report. Europe dragged down worldwide connection growth in 2011 and 2012 to the high teens percent but, with improving world economics, connection growth

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ICT to transform transportation as a prelude to smart cities, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK – Convergences among transportation, energy and cities will become reality as new technologies emerge to enable a more efficient and sustainable delivery of services consumed in an urban setting.

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Informa names Deutsche Telekom as top telecoms operator in the worldwide automotive market

London, UK – Telecoms-operator activity in the automotive sector has accelerated sharply in the last 12 months as the connected vehicle continues to inspire new services and partnerships. According to Informa Telecoms & Media, 58% of the world’s major telecoms-operator groups are active in this market

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Oracle study says utilities are not yet seizing smart grid data potential

Redwood Shores, California, USA. 23 Jul 2013 – A new study, released today by Oracle, reveals that although utilities are increasingly prepared for the smart grid data influx compared to last year, they are still struggling to fully leverage the data collected. 

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Industrial Internet A European Perspective

Report which seeks to quantify the potential impact that the Industrial Internet could have on European industry and economies. You can download a PDF or read it here:

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The Wonderful World of M2M

‘The Wonderful World of M2M Communications’ You can download a PDF or read it here:

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Mobile M2M module segment of the M2M market hits US$1.5 billion

Campbell, California, USA –  –Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its latest ‘Mobile M2M Modules’  report, which provides market size, analysis, and forecasts for mobile M2M modules by technology, vertical, and region.

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Application Intelligence and Connected Devices: How do you Harness the Value? Find out tomorrow

Kings Hill, UK. June 26, 2013 — Tomorrow sees the release of new research findings from a survey conducted by Oracle and Beecham Research. The market survey is on the Use of Connected Devices for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) & Internet of Things (IoT) applications and new trends. Results will be disclosed in a webinar discussion on

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M2M will be adopted by 50% of organisations by 2015, says Vodafone's new 'adoption barometer’

Newbury, UK. June 26, 2013 — Vodafone today announced the launch of its first annual ‘M2M adoption barometer’ report, which finds that 50% of companies surveyed will have adopted the technology by 2015.

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SIMalliance publishes UICC guidance to keep LTE mobile network operators competitive

London, UK — SIMalliance has published an updated technical document for mobile network operators (MNOs). It specifies the integrated features required to provide optimal UICC support for LTE network and IMS services deployment. 

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Berg Insight's research shows that shipments of NFC-enabled handsets grew 300% in 2012

Gothenburg, Sweden – According to a new report by Berg Insight, global sales of handsets featuring near field communication (NFC) grew 300% in 2012 to reach 140 million units. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 48.2%, annual shipments are forecast to reach one billion units by 2017.

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Smart grid sensor market set to double in size by 2014, according to study by IMS Research

Austin, Texas, USA – The market for smart grid sensors in North America is expected to grow dramatically during the next two years, according to a study published by IMS Research (now part of IHS Inc.).

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Revenues from ‘smart vehicle’ apps to rise ten-fold by 2017, according to report by Juniper Research

Hampshire, UK – The smart vehicle will become the new frontier for app developers over the next five years, finds a recent Juniper Research report. It forecasts that the market for in-vehicle apps will be worth over US$1.2 billion by 2017, as car manufacturers continue to embrace new infotainment ecosystems.

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Telematics could cut consumer confusion and increase loyalty for car insurance industry

Insurance telematics, a system through which premiums can be calculated based on an individual’s driving habits and behaviours, represents a significant opportunity to insurance companies, according to a new survey by YouGov and O2, the commercial brand of Telefónica UK.

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