Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Connected Globe News Weekly – Week of September 21, 2014

Welcome to Connected Globe 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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The M2M in Australia 2014-2019 report by Ovum, commissioned by Vodafone and newly released, predicts that by 2019, Australia's M2M market in the enterprise space will be worth AU $530 million. Read Original Content

New regulations in Brazil have resulted in a surge for the telematics and fleet management sector in the Brazilian machine-to-machine market, finds a new report by Pyramid. Read Original Content

According to Compass Intelligence, the U.S. Market for M2M and IoT reached 39.9 million cellular connections in Q2 2014 and it is expected to grow to 51.7 million connections by the end of 2016. Read Original Content

The cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications can actually meet or exceed the original cost and time to implement those systems. In their new report, “StarMobile Transforms Enterprise Apps into Mobile Apps”, 451 Research details the advantages of StarMobile’s app development tool and how it can drastically reduce the cost and time to mobilize enterprise applications. Download report here: http://starmobileinc.com/report-451research-starmobile-transforms-mobile-apps-into-enterprise-apps/

Reports and Markets predicts the connected car M2M connections and services market in the US will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16.92 percent from 2013 to 2018. Read Original Content

The proportion of machine-to-machine connections over 3G and LTE technologies will more than double in the five years to 2018, as the industry begins moving away from traditional 2G connectivity, according to Berg Insight. Read Original Content
The Polish M2M market has annual value of PLN 680 million and has reached annual growth of 20 percent, according to the report Poland M2M Market 2013-2017 Forecast and Ecosystem Analysis by IDC. Read Original Content

Visiongain, an independent media company in Europe, shared recent findings saying M2M connections will hit 257.8 million by the end of this year, making up 3.3 percent of all wireless connections worldwide. Read Original Content

According to Berg Insight, mobile network connections used for machine-to-machine communications will grow by 21 percent this year, reaching almost 214 million by the end of December. Read Original Content

According to the Navigant Research report, revenue from SGaaS solutions will grow from $1.7 billion annually in 2014 to $11.2 billion in 2023, attracting IT professionals to utilities with limited budgets and providing managed services to utilities to help in their smart grid initiatives where before only the largest utilities could effectively afford to initiate such a development. Read Original Content

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