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M2M News Weekly

Week of March 2, 2014

Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also search for the latest market numbers such as market size, growth and trends in and around the M2M market.

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U.S. telecom major AT&T is pumping efforts into the machine to machine services business to improve its positioning in the global market. Also, the company is now focusing on the Asia region to achieve its next set of growth. Read Original Content

The number of cellular M2M connections in the retail industry reached 18.4 million worldwide in 2013, according to a new research report from Berg Insight. Read Original Content

According to Juniper Research, M2M service revenues will reach $20 billion globally in 2015. Read Original Content

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By 2017, there will be 2.6 connected things per person in the Nordic region, according to TeliaSonera and Arthur D Little. The number of connected things in the Nordics has already surpassed the region's total population and the market is expected to grow roughly twice as fast as the global M2M market, they said in a report. Read Original Content

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, shipments of wireless M2M modules for security applications in EU27+2 is forecasted to grow from 4.8 million in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate of 31.3 percent to reach 18.7 million in 2018. Read Original Content

 

Cisco reports around 27 million M2M devices will be connected to mobile networks across Australia by 2018, driven largely by wearable computers, intelligent transportation systems, and smart city applications. Read Original Content

New research from the Smart Cities Council suggests increased spending on smart city solutions this year. According to the report, worldwide smart city spending on the Internet of Things will be $265 billion in 2014.Read Original Content

While 5G is still more concept than reality, Cisco CEO John Chambers believes the Internet of Things will be a big part of the next generation technology. Read Original Content

The global market for smart meters is expected to reach USD $22,177 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Read Original Content

In a report announced ahead of its Mobile World Congress show, the GSMA said it predicts growth from 195 million M2M connections in 2013 to 250 million this year. Read Original Content

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