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Global M2M/IoT Terminal Market 2017-2022 - Updated Profiles of 26 Cellular Terminal Vendors and 9 Module Vendors

/EIN News/ -- Dublin, Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The Global M2M/IoT Terminal Market - 2nd Edition" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

Shipments of cellular M2M terminals will grow from 4.9 million units in 2016 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.8 percent to reach 13.7 million units in 2022.

The researcher has done a major survey among all the M2M terminal vendors and found that the global cellular M2M terminal market performed well in 2016, showing growth in all major world regions and vertical markets. The report also includes vendor market shares and market forecasts for the M2M module market. Get up to date with the latest trends from all the main regions with this unique 110 page report. This report is available in PDF format only.

The researcher defines cellular terminals as standalone devices intended for connecting machines to a cellular network. These include primarily general-purpose cellular routers, gateways and modems that are enclosed in a chassis with at least one input/output port. Trackers, telematics devices and other specialised devices are excluded from this report. The researcher has found that 4.9 million M2M terminals were sold globally during 2016 at a total market value of approximately US$ 875 million. The Asia-Pacific region was the largest market in terms of annual shipments during 2016 with about 1.93 million units sold in the region. Europe was with 1.44 million sold units the second largest global market, followed by the Americas with shipments of about 1.40 million units.

In terms of revenues, the Americas is a considerably larger market than Asia Pacific and Europe with an estimated US$ 350 million in revenues compared to US$ 260 million and US$ 245 million respectively. Average terminal prices in North America have increased as a result of a high share of 4G LTE routers and gateways in the product mix. The researcher forecasts that shipments of M2M terminals will grow at a CAGR of 18.8 percent in the next five years to reach 13.7 million units in 2022.

The M2M terminal vendor landscape is more fragmented than the M2M module market. Two M2M terminal vendors have a global market share of more than 10 percent each. Berg Insight ranks China-based SIMCom as the market leader with US$ 181 million in revenues from sales of approximately 1.7 million terminals.

US based Cradlepoint is the second largest provider with an estimated US$ 115 million in revenues from terminal sales. Top players further include Sierra Wireless and Digi International which generated US$ 72 million and US$ 47 million respectively from their terminal businesses. These four vendors held a combined market share of close to 50 percent in 2016.

Highlights from this report:

  • Insights from 30 executive interviews with market-leading companies.
  • Summary of the M2M/IoT hardware value chain.
  • In-depth analysis of market trends and key developments.
  • Updated profiles of 26 cellular terminal vendors and 9 module vendors.
  • Overview of certifications required for cellular devices.
  • Price comparisons between terminal vendors.
  • Market forecasts lasting until 2022.

This report answers the following questions:

  • Which are the leading providers of cellular M2M terminals?
  • Which are the drivers and barriers on the M2M terminal market?
  • How does the M2M terminal market differ between regions?
  • Which M2M/IoT applications are suitable for the M2M terminal form factor?
  • How will LTE Cat-M1 and NB-IoT affect the M2M terminal market?
  • Which cellular M2M module vendors are also active on this market?
  • How will the cellular M2M terminal market evolve over the next five years?

Key Topics Covered:

List of Figures

Executive summary

1. M2M/IoT networking and technologies

1.1. Machine-to-machine communications (M2M)
1.2. Chipsets, modules and terminals
1.2.1. Cellular modules
1.2.2. Cellular M2M/IoT terminals
1.2.3. SIM solutions and embedded UICC
1.2.4. Device design and machine integration
1.2.5. Carrier, industry and region specific certifications
1.2.6. Value chain
1.3. Cellular M2M/IoT from 2G to 4G and beyond
1.3.1. 2G mobile networks
1.3.2. 3G/4G mobile networks
1.3.3. 4G-MTC mobile networks (eMTC/LTE-M and NB-IoT)
1.3.4. LPWA networks
1.3.5. Cost comparison for cellular and LPWA technologies

2. Market forecasts and trends

2.1. Market forecasts
2.1.1. Module vendor market shares
2.1.2. Terminal vendor market shares
2.1.3. Cellular module market forecasts
2.1.4. Cellular terminal market forecasts
2.1.5. Regional market dynamics
2.2. Market trends
2.2.1. Decommissioning of 2G networks drives adoption of LTE terminals
2.2.2. Small and medium-sized vendors offer modular routers and gateways
2.2.3. M2M terminal vendors focus on complete solutions for vertical markets
2.2.4. The leading terminal vendors show varying growth rates
2.2.5. Few M&A activities on the cellular terminal market
2.2.6. M2M terminal prices vary widely, targeting different market segments
2.2.7. Few introductions of LTE Cat M and NB-IoT cellular terminals thus far

3. Company profiles and strategies

3.1. M2M/IoT terminal vendors
3.1.1. ADLINK Technology
3.1.2. Advantech B+B SmartWorx
3.1.3. Beijer Electronics Group
3.1.4. CalAmp
3.1.5. Cisco
3.1.6. Cradlepoint
3.1.7. Digi International
3.1.8. Dr. Neuhaus
3.1.9. Encore Networks
3.1.10. Eurotech
3.1.11. HMS Networks
3.1.12. InHand Networks
3.1.13. INSYS Microelectronics
3.1.14. Maestro Wireless Solutions
3.1.15. Matrix Electrnica
3.1.16. MC Technologies
3.1.17. Moxa
3.1.18. MultiTech Systems
3.1.19. NetComm Wireless
3.1.20. NetModule
3.1.21. Option
3.1.22. Red Lion Controls
3.1.23. Robustel Technologies
3.1.24. Systech Corporation
3.1.25. Teltonika
3.1.26. Xiamen Four-Faith Communication Technology
3.2. Cellular M2M/IoT module vendors
3.2.1. Sierra Wireless
3.2.2. Telit
3.2.3. Gemalto M2M
3.2.4. SIMCom
3.2.5. u-blox
3.2.6. Huawei
3.2.7. ZTE WeLink
3.2.8. Quectel
3.2.9. Fibocom
3.2.10. Other cellular module vendors

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