M2M: Key Verticals, Technology Analysis & Forecasts 2019-2024

Juniper Research’s latest M2M (Machine-to-Machine) research provides a comprehensive analysis of the M2M business model; assessing the impact of eSIMs (embedded SIMs), and emerging cellular technologies including LTE-M, NB-IoT and 5G.

It provides critical insights into the M2M market; assessing key opportunities for M2M industry stakeholders and network operators across 8 key vertical use cases.

The M2M data research suite includes:
  • Deep Dive Strategy & Competition (PDF)
  • 5-Year Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)
  • 12 months' access to harvest online data platform


Key Features

  • Market Landscape & Trends Assessment: Extensive analysis of the future outlook of the M2M market, including:
    • The progress of eSIMs
    • The impact of edge computing
    • Emerging low power technology impact, and future IoT roaming strategies.
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: Includes benchmark industry forecasts for size and growth of the various M2M sectors.
  • Number of M2M SIMs in service, split cellular technologies including:
    • 2G
    • 3G
    • 4G
    • 5G
    • LTE-M
    • NB-IoT
    • M2M Service Revenues
    • Connectivity Enablement Revenues
    • Cellular Data Traffic
  • Regional & Sector Analysis: Analysis of regional prospects in terms of take-up and returns according to 8 key verticals in the M2M market:
    • Agricultural M2M
    • Automotive (Connected Cars & Telematics)
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Digital Health
    • ePOS & Banking
    • Smart Cities
    • Smart Home & Security
    • Smart Metering
  • Interviews: 16 leading players across the M2M value chain including:
    • 1NCE
    • ADLINK
    • Arkessa
    • EMnify
    • G+D
    • Gemalto
    • GSMA
    • IBM
    • Logicalis
    • Oracle
    • SAP
    • Sierra Wireless
    • Syniverse
    • Telna
    • T-Systems
    • Wireless Logic
  • Juniper Research Leaderboard: 20 leading M2M platform vendors compared, scored and positioned on the Juniper Leaderboard.

Key Questions

  1. How will M2M technologies develop over the next 5 years?
  2. What will the key strategies be for M2M security?
  3. Which M2M service providers are leading the market?
  4. How will 5G impact the M2M market?
  5. Which market verticals hold the greatest promise in terms of service and connectivity enablement revenues?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: 1nce, ADLINK, Arkessa, EMnify, G+D, Gemalto, GSMA, Logicalis, Oracle, SAP, Sierra Wireless, Syniverse, Telna, Thales Group, T-Systems, Wireless Logic.
Profiled: 1nce, ADLINK, Arkessa, AT&T, China Unicom, Cisco Jasper, EMnify, G+D, Gemalto, IBM, KORE, Logicalis, Octo Telematics, SAP, Sierra Wireless, Syniverse, Telna, Verizon, Vodafone, Wireless Logic.
Mentioned: 3GPP, ABB, Accenture, Actility, Admiral, Adroit Technologies, Aeris, Affirmed Networks, Airbiquity, AirM2M, Aksioma, Alere, Algo Engines, Alibaba Group, Allianz, Alphabet, Alps, Altiux, Amaline, Amazon, ANEEL (Brazil's Electricity Regulatory Agency), Anuta Networks, APACMed (Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association), Apple, ARM, Arqiva, Arval, ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations), ASPIDER-NGI, AT Kearney, Atos Worldwide, ATrack, Audi, Avis, Aviva, Avnet, BABYBE, Baidu, Banma Technologies, Belgacom, Bharti Airtel, BMW. BNM (Bank Negara Malaysia), Boingo, Bosch, Bouygues Telecom, Broadcom, BT, Bundesdruckerei, C Track, Campbell Scientific, CarIQ, CarTrawler, Changan Auto, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Cisco, CloudMinds Technology, Cobra Automotive, Commercial Bank of Dubai, Connected Health, Cooey, Crimson Tide, CryptoCard, CSC, Dachser, Daimler, Data911, Datorá Telecomunicações, Deloitte, Derq, Deutsche Assistance Telematiks, Deutsche Telekom, Digi Telecommunication, Direct Line, Driver Logic, DRVR, du, EE, Emirates NBD, EMV (Europay, Mastercard & Visa), Enforta, Ericsson, ESO (Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius), Etisalat, EuropCar, EverQuote, Fai, Farm Mobile Device, FAW, FirstNet, Flexera, Foghorn, Ford, Fraunhofer, Fujitsu, Funkwerk AG, GenieMD, Geotab, Getrak, GlobalReach Technology, Globe Tracker, GM (General Motors), Google, Grupo ICE/kölbi, GSA (Global Suppliers Association), Healthrageous, HERE Maps, Hertz, HP (Hewlett Packard), Huawei, Hughes Telematics, IDAvatars, Idemia, IDnow, ImplementHIT, Inatel, Indra, Infomobility, Infosys, Infotek, Ingenico, Ingenu, Institute of Digital Progress, Insure The Box, Intel, International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India), Iridium Communications, Iridium Communications, iWOW, iZettle, JADA (Japan Automobile Dealers' Association), Jaguar Land Rover, Jazz, Kaeser Kompresson, KAIDA (Korea Automobile Importers & Distributors Association), Kamstrump, KDDI, KEPCO, KnowRoaming, Korea Telecom, KPN, Kyivstar, La Parissienne, Lease Plan ENI, Less SensorBox, Liberty Global, LIGHTRONICS, Liquid Telecom, LiteOn, Lochbridge, LoRa Alliance, M2M Technologies, M2M Telematics, M2MOne, Machina, Maestro Wireless Solutions, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles, MAPFRE, Mashreq, Mavenir, Mercedes-Benz, Michelin, MicroChip, Microsoft, Mobidia, Modernizing Medicine, Movicel, MTS, MyTraps, National Association for the Blind in India, National Health Expenditure, National Institute of Agricultural Research, National Telecommunications Institute, NCR, NEC, Nedap, Nervedata, NetApp, Netstar, Netzsch, Neurio, NHS (National Health Service), Nintendo, Nissan, NIST, NIVIDIA, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Nucleus Networks, Numerex, O2, Oakhurst, Objenious, Octo Europe, OECD, OMERS Ventures, Ono, Optiva, Optus, Orange, Orbcomm, OSA, OSIsoft, Ossian Agro Automation, PAG (Providence Asset Group), Pais Digital, Panasonic, PayPal, Philips, Plat.One, Platinum Authorized Partner, Position Logic, PPTDA (Polish Power Transmission and Distribution Association), Presidio, PSA, Qualcomm, Quectel, RacoWireless, Remoticom, rev.io, Risco, Rogers Wireless, Roku, RRVPL (Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited), Ruckus Networks, Safaricom, SafeNet, Sagemcom, SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation), Salesforce, Samsung, SAS, Schneider Electrics, SEC (Saudi Electric Company), Semtech, Senet, Sensus, SenzIT, ServiceNow, Sharp, Siebel Systems, Siemens, Sigfox, Silver Spring Networks, SIMbae, SimService, Singtel, Skoda, Sony, Sprint, State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, State Farm, Steamaco, Subaru, Swatch, Swisscom, SYSPRO, Tata Communications, TDC Group, Tech Mahindra, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telenor, Telia, Telit, Telogis, Telstra, Teltonika, Tencent, TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Co), Tesla, The Edison Foundation, Three, TIM Brasil, T-Mobile, TomTom, Total, Tourmaline Labs, TRA (General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector), Track4, Transatel, Transpose India, Transtrack International, Truphone, Tunisie Telecom, Twilio, Uber, u-blox, United Airlines, UNIVE, Uplus, Varian, Velcom, Veridos, Verifone, Verizon, Vinnova, Vitaran, VMWare, Vodafone, Volkswagen, Volvo, Walmart, Waternamics, WhiteHat Security, Willis Towers Watson, WND, WHO (World Health Organisation), Wulan, Xiaomi, ZTE.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s M2M forecast suite includes:
  • 5-year benchmark forecasts for key metrics by 8 key regions and 9 country level splits including:
    • US
    • Canada
    • Denmark
    • Germany
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • UK
  • SIMs in service, service revenues and connectivity enablement revenues according to verticals:
    • Agricultural M2M
    • Automotive (Connected Cars & Telematics)
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Digital Health
    • ePOS & Banking
    • Smart Cities
    • Smart Home & Security
    • Smart Metering
  • Cellular M2M SIM connection splits for each vertical, including:
    • 2G
    • 3G
    • 4G
    • 5G
    • LTE-M
    • NB-IoT
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 260 tables and over 24,000 data points.
  • Interactive Excel Scenario tool allowing the user the ability to manipulate Juniper’s data for 10 different metrics.
Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive Excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper Research’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

M2M Full Research Suite


Full Research Suite

M2M full research suite comprises:

  • M2M Executive Summary PDF Report
  • M2M Deep Dive Strategy & Competition PDF Report
  • M2M Deep Dive Data & Forecasting PDF Report
  • M2M Interactive Forecast Excel Data
  • 12 months' access to M2M data updates in harvest - find out more


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Research Details

Juniper Research
Elson Sutanto
Devices & Technologies
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK, USA