This report examines the growing cellular-enabled Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
industry and highlights opportunities for U.S. and global mobile service
providers. It includes an overview of the complex M2M ecosystem, profiles of
leading M2M vendors, and analyzes carriers' M2M strategies. The report also
provides insight into important trends in consumer-facing vertical markets,
with forecasts of the connected consumer vehicle and mobile personal emergency
response system markets.
U.S. Connected Car Subscribers
Mobile service providers are facing declining revenues from traditional voice
and SMS services and mobile data traffic growth that outpaces growth in data
revenues. In search of new opportunities, network operators are expanding
their presence in the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) space.
“The M2M industry is undergoing a period of fundamental change and
significant growth,” said Jennifer Kent, Parks Associates
research analyst. “Mobile network operators and software developers are
in a great position to benefit from this growing ecosystem of connected