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Kevin Benedict's Field Mobility News Weekly – Week of January 15, 2015

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

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A recent report by ABI Research forecasts revenues in the commercial fleet telematics market will increase from $7.25 billion in 2012 to $26.8 billion in 2018. The bulk of this growth will be in the US, but Asia – including the Middle East – comes in close second. Read Original Content

A new report forecasts the global commercial telematics market to grow from $17.3 billion this year to $39.15 billion in 2019, representing an compounded annual growth rate of 17.7 percent. Read Original Content

According a new report from Research and Markets entitled, Smart Metering in Europe - 11th Edition, 70 percent of electricity customers in Europe will have smart meters by 2022. At the end of 2014, there were 67.9 million smart electricity meters in the EU28+2 area, corresponding to a penetration rate of 24 percent. Read Original Content

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According to GlobalData's latest report, smart meter market revenues in Brazil will increase tenfold, from $36 million in 2013 to $432 million by 2020. Read Original Content

The China Smart Meter Industry Report, 2014-2018 market research says the advancing smart grid construction in China spurred the constant growth of smart meter demand. By the end of 2013, 370 million smart meters had been accumulatively installed in China, and the figure is expected to hit 500 million in 2015. Read Original Content


According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America was 4.0 million in Q4 2013. Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 15.3 percent, this number is expected to reach 8.1 million by 2018. Read Original Content

Driven primarily by government regulation and encouraged by rising fuel prices and a growing appreciation for the need of more efficient energy generation and management, current projections see the global smart meter market growing to $10.7 billion by 2020, with just under one billion installed meters. Read Original Content

Southeast Asian countries will invest $13.6 billion in smart grid infrastructure between 2014 and 2024, according to Northeast Group LLC. By 2024 the largest markets will be Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam. Read Original Content

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