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M2M News Weekly - Week of January 30, 2012

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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According to a new market research report the total smart grid technology and related application market is expected to reach $80.6 billion by 2016 at an annual rate of 28.7 percent from 2011 to 2016. Read Original Content

The Microsoft/OSIsoft Worldwide Utility Industry Survey 2012 shows a 25 percent increase over last year in the number of utilities companies that have implemented smart-grid technology. Read Original Content

The cumulative number of smart meter units installed in Europe is expected to grow from 7.6 million units in 2010 to 105.99 million units in 2020 at an annual rate of 30.2 percent. Read Original Content

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Cisco predicts the number of connected devices will reach 15 billion by 2015 and the GSMA predicts there will be 24 billion connected devices in the world by 2020. Read Original Content

ABI Research estimate that about 250 million smart meters could be installed by 2015. Read Original Content

According to ABI, the market for cellular M2M connections will rise from about 110 million connections in 2011 to approximately 365 million connections by 2016. This represents a compound annual growth rate of roughly 27 percent by 2016 and translates to about $35 billion in connectivity services revenue. Read Original Content

Machina Research has predicted that there will be 12 billion M2M connections worldwide by 2020, generating revenues of €714 billion. Read Original Content

Analyst firm Berg Insight, based in Sweden, says that the worldwide installed base of smart electricity meters will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 26.6 percent between 2010 and 2016 to reach 602.7 million. Read Original Content

Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile Industry Analyst, Consultant and SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.