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Global Telco Initiatives in Smart World 2016-2020: Monetizing New Revenue Channels Around Wearables, Connected Car, Smart Home & Cities

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Global Telco Initiatives in Smart World 2016-2020: Monetizing New Revenue Channels Around Wearables, Connected Car, Smart Home & Cities
Published: November 8, 2016 Content info: 124 Pages

This research report provides an overview of the four main areas in which telcos can create sustainable long term revenue channels in the IoT space. These include services in the wearable and tracker space, the connected car, smart home services and smart cities. The report also looks at a series of case studies of telcos that have begun to roll out offerings within one of the four new revenue generating opportunites. This provides for good insights and an understanding of how telcos intend to grow in this complex and new arena of services. The insights also enable the reader to better understand the role of the MVNO and the telco in the value chain of these emerging areas. The report contains market sizing data around total telco revenues along with an understand of how the revenue is split between voice and data services. It also provides forecasts on the growth of revenue and M2M services till 2020. Some of the leading companies mentioned in the report includes AT&T, Verizon, Singtel, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Apple, Google, Singtel, IBM, Telefonica, China Mobile.

Key Features:

  • Overview of the telco revenue market - Highlights the current and future revenue from telcos at a global level split across voice and data revenues. This provides an understanding of how the revenue channels are shifting across the two main service categories and what must be done to grow revenue at top line level.
  • Learning from telcos across the world - Analyzes the various case studies of telcos that have taken steps in new revenue areas and provides insights that can be used for other markets.
  • Making the most of the telco advantage- Provides insights into how telcos can use their existing service set to enter new areas of business.
  • Value chain analysis- Looks at the role of the telco across the four areas within the IoT industry .
  • Competitive Analysis - Enables telcos to determine the associated players they would need to work with in order to be succesful in the IoT or M2M space.
  • Changing role of the telco- Details the manner in which telcos are currently shaping the four main verticals within the IoT space and how that is set to evolve in the near future.
  • Drivers for the adoption of High VAS- Looks at what is causing telcos and consumers to move towards IoT services or High value added services (VAS) and also what other non-telco players are doing.
  • Role of the MVNO- Throws light on MVNOs in particular and how they can make the most of the growth in IoT services.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents


  • Summary
  • The changing nature of consumer services
  • Impact on Telco Revenue
  • Finding New Revenue Opportunities
  • Telcos Dive Into IoT

Competitive Landscape

  • Summary
  • Drivers for High VAS
  • Role of Ancillary Players on Telco Services
  • Changing Telco Business Models
  • Growth in OTT Revenue Models
  • Telco strategies to renew falling revenue
  • Evolution of revenue channels & models


  • State of the market: Well Established
  • Key Players: Time for Consolidation
  • Value Chain: Device Vendors Best Placed
  • Case Studies of Key Players
    • Apple Watch
    • Garmin
    • Xiaomi
    • Android Wear
    • Remote SIM provisioning
  • Role of the Operator: Limited but Scope to Grow
  • Geographical Reach: Room to Grow
  • Future Outlook: Smart Watches Here to Stay

Connected Car

  • State of the Market: Heating Up
  • Industry View: Telco at the Core
  • Telcos Have a Stake Across the Connected Car
  • Case studies of Operator Initiatives
    • AT&T Drive Platform
    • ATA&T Other Initiatives
    • Verizon Telematics and Pricing Plans
    • Vodafone Global SIM
    • Tesla and Telstra
    • SK Telecom
    • Deutsche Telekom
    • Telefonica
  • Role of the Operator: Core of the Connected Car
  • MVNOs and the Smart Car
  • Geographical Reach: Ready to Accelerate
  • Future Outlook: Driverless Cars Up Next

Smart Home

  • State of the market: Highly Fragmented
  • Map of the Smart Home Elements
  • Case Studies of Key Players
    • AT&T
    • Rogers
    • Google Nest
    • Comcast
    • Deutsche Telekom Quivikon
    • O2
    • TalkTalk
    • Telekom Malaysia
    • SK Telecom
  • Role of the Operator: Aggregator
  • Geographical reach: Developed Markets
  • Future Outlook: Competition from OTT

Smart City

  • State of the Market: Nascent
  • Value Chain: Multiple Stakeholders
  • Case Studies of Key players
    • China Mobile
    • Telefonica
    • Wuxi
    • Yinchuan
  • Role of the Operator: Backbone of the Smart City
  • Geographical Reach: Limited
  • Future Outlook: Widespread growth


List of Charts

  • Chart 1: Total Global Telco Revenue: Current
  • Chart 2: Total Global Telco Revenue: Future
  • Chart 3: Data Beats Out Voice Revenue in 2016
  • Chart 4: Data Revenues Grow, Voice Falls
  • Chart 5: Growth of M2M connections: Current
  • Chart 6: Growth of M2M connections: Future
  • Chart 7: Revenue Shifts: China Mobile Focus
  • Chart 8: Wearables Broken Down into Four Parts
  • Chart 9: Value Chain: Device Vendors Best Placed
  • Chart 10: Industry View: Telco at the Core
  • Chart 11: AT&T Connected Car Market Growth
  • Chart 12: Telcos Have a Stake Across the Connected Car
  • Chart 13: Map of the Smart Home Elements
  • Chart 14: Value Chain: Multiple Stakeholders
  • Chart 15: China Mobile & Smart City Layers
  • Chart 16: Requirements for a Smart City: Telefonica

List of Tables

  • Table 1: Summary of OTT Revenue Models
  • Table 2: Outlook of OTT Service Revenue Models
  • Table 3: RSP at a glance
  • Table 4: Members of Qivikon

Players mentioned in the Report:

  • Aeris
  • Alphabet
  • Amazon
  • Android Wear
  • Apple
  • Apple Watch
  • Aquila
  • Asus
  • AT&T
  • Audi
  • Baidu
  • Belkin
  • BMW
  • China Mobile
  • China Unicom
  • Cubic Telecom
  • Daimler
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • EE
  • Ericsson
  • Etisalat
  • Facebook
  • Facebook Messenger
  • Fitbit
  • Garmin
  • Google
  • GOQii
  • HOOQ
  • Huawei
  • Hutchison
  • IBM
  • Indosat Ooredoo
  • Jabra
  • KDDI
  • LG
  • Line
  • LinkedIn
  • Mobitel Slovenia
  • Nest
  • Nike
  • Nissan
  • NTT Docomo
  • O2
  • Oculus
  • Orange
  • Peach
  • Periscope
  • Philips
  • Pinterest
  • Pokemon
  • Qivikon
  • Rogers
  • Samsung
  • Singtel
  • SK Telecom
  • Skype
  • SnapChat
  • Sprint
  • Telefonica
  • Telegram
  • Telenor
  • Telstra
  • Tesla
  • TIM
  • Uber
  • Verizon
  • Vimpelcom
  • Vodafone
  • WeChat
  • WhatsApp
  • Xiaomi
  • YouTube
  • Zigbee
  • Zubie
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