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M2M News Weekly – Week of April 14, 2013

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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After reviewing the U.S. government’s 2014 budget, GTM Research sees a potential $200 million available for smart grid in 2014. Read Original Content

The smart grid market in central and eastern Europe will be worth a cumulative $10.3 billion by 2023, according to a report by market research group Northeast Group LLC. Read Original Content

A new report from GTM Research identifies the following companies GTM analysts consider the best smart grid vendors across the smart grid value chain at present: ABB, Cisco, IBM, Itron, Siemens, S&C Electric, Schneider Electric, Opower, Silver Spring Networks and Tendril. Read Original Content

ILS Technology provides ready-to-use cloud based platforms to implement and manage M2M (machine to machine) and embedded wireless devices that connect to SAP.  ILS Technology simplifies deployments and offers unparalleled security to protect company and customer data and to ensure regulatory compliance. This newsletter is sponsored in part by ILS Technology.

Ericsson is looking to increase its business activities in Indonesia, its largest market in Southeast Asia, as it ramps up the deployment of M2M products to its operator customer base. Read Original Content

Numerex Corp a leading provider of on-demand and interactive M2M enterprise solutions, has announced it has reached a significant industry milestone, supporting over two million M2M subscriptions in a variety of vertical markets, reflecting growth of over 30 percent. Read Original Content
Connected cars are a significant area for consumer-based M2M growth, according to new research from Parks Associates, which projects by 2017, 17.6 million consumers will subscribe to embedded connected vehicle services such as General Motors' OnStar and Chrysler's UConnect Access. Read Original Content

A new study published under Telecom segment, report further reveals that although Japan, China and Korea will account for merely 47 percent of all M2M connections in the Asia Pacific region, the overall revenue from these three countries will account for nearly 71 percent of the overall revenue within the Asia Pacific region. Read Original Content

According to Research and Markets, the IoT and M2M communication market was worth $44.0 billion in 2011 and is expected to grow to $290.0 billion by 2017. It is expected to have an increasing rate of 30.1 percent from 2012 to 2017. Read Original Content

Following three years of decline, the combined market for distribution automation hardware and smart meters in North America will resume its expansion in 2015, with revenue rising to $3.2 billion, up three percent from $3.1 billion in 2014, according to a new report from IMS Research. Read Original Content

In a new Premium report, Smart Grid Communications: The BRICS Outlook, Zpryme forecasts the smart grid communications market among BRICS countries to reach $9.5 billion by 2020. The BRICS smart grid communications market will experience rapid growth over the next eight years. Read Original Content

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