Telecom Internet of Things (IoT) Market: Global Industry Analysis 2013-2017 and Opportunity Assessment 2018-2028


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The Internet of Things (IoT) technology connects various components within the purview of an active network so as to enable smooth data collection and management. Making use of various communication tools to make a wide global network, IoT harnesses the power of mobile technology, internet connectivity, and sensors. It, thus, increases interactions and fetches data points between non-physical and physical objects 

IoT technology, however, is not restricted to gadgets like smartphones, laptops, and computers. It can engage any tool that is capable of interacting with the external environment making use of internet and embedded technology. The global telecom internet of things (IoT) market derives traction from the growing use of IoT technology across many end-use industries. Consumers are benefitted through the availability of telecommunication services that are

  • Effective
  • Efficient
  • Safe
  • Sustainable 

The global telecom internet of things (IoT) market is influenced by the augmented need of connecting mobile devices with IoT technology to gain access to various connected services. 

The revolution of IoT technology has helped providers of telecommunication services to produce value in many different ways. With the change in the behaviour and expectations of consumers, the telecom service providers are needed to give more and more advanced services in years to come. 

Telecom operators are now making use of various digital platforms, which blend cloud services, security, mobile, analysis, and connectivity to empower their businesses. All of these open up new opportunities for revenue generation. The growth of the global telecom internet of things (IoT) market is driven by its major applications in sectors like major applications such as smart healthcare, traffic management, and logistics tracking. As the adoption of intelligent transportation system increased together with the remarkable rise in the number of smartphone and tablet users, the global telecom internet of things (IoT) market will witness considerable expansion.

Telecom Internet of Things market is considered as the fastest growing market and it provide enhanced connectivity solutions to numerous smart devices. Technology plays an important role in the development of Telecom Internet of Things market and especially with the innovation of Internet of Things, Telecom Internet of Things market is witnessing the rapid growth. With the growing adoption of intelligent transportation system and rapid increase in number of smartphones and tablets, Telecom Internet of Things market is experiencing the rapid growth.

Internet of Things comes with the concept that everything around should be electronically integrated and interconnected. Telecom operators are now using digital platforms that combine connectivity, analysis, mobile, security and cloud to support business and all these empowers great revenue opportunity for them. Major applications such as logistics tracking, traffic management, smart healthcare and others are contributing to the growth of Telecom Internet of Things market.

Telecom Internet of Things (IoT) market: Drivers and Challenges


The major factor driving Telecom Internet of Things market is the growing need for enhanced connectivity solutions to connect smart devices. Moreover, the increased demand of mobile computing devices and network capacity to access connected services are the drivers which are contributing to the growth of global telecom Internet of Things market. Apart from this, the rising demand of telecommunication cloud for smart network bandwidth management and automation in communication operations are driving the Telecom Internet of Things market. Moreover the enhancement of smart technology and distributed application will increase the demand for Telecom Internet of Things market.


The major challenge for the IoT telecom market is that the network operator should be able to offer fast, reliable and uninterrupted connectivity. Also, with the increase of connected devices and management of personal data, the privacy and security of customer information is the significant issue for the companies in Telecom Internet of Things market.  

Telecom Internet of Things (IoT) Market: Segmentation

Segmentation of Telecom Internet of Things market on the basis of Component:

  • Connectivity technology market
  • Network management solution market
  • Services market
  • Others

Segmentation of Telecom Internet of Things market on the basis of type of Service:

  • Business consulting services
  • Device and application management services
  • Installation and integration services
  • IoT billing and subscription management market
  • Others

 Segmentation of Telecom Internet of Things market on the basis of Application:

  • Smart buildings and home automation
  • Capillary network management
  • Industrial manufacturing and automation
  • Vehicle telematics
  • Transportation, logistics tracking, and traffic management
  • Energy and utilities
  • Smart healthcare
  • Others

Telecom Internet of Things (IoT) marketRecent Developments and Competition dashboard

In June 2017 AT&T and China Telecom signed an agreement to expand partnership to develop network services around the world. Telcos such as AT&T, Vodafone, Verizon and others have done various development in Telecom market. For instance in October 2016, Vodafone launches first live commercial NB-IoT network.

The key market players in Telecom Internet of Things markets include AT&T, Inc., Ericsson,  Verizon Communications, Inc., Sprint Corporation, Vodafone Group, Plc., China Mobile Ltd, Swisscom AG, Aeris, Deutsche Telekom AG and others.

Telecom Internet of Things (IoT) marketRegional Overview

On geographic basis, North America will be the largest market due to stringent IoT regulations and the presence of large number of telecom Internet of Things service providers in this region. The market in APAC is expected to witness exponential growth in Telecom Internet of Things market and it is the fastest growing region for the telecom Internet of Things service market due to growing smart devices market and smart technology and experiencing the large number of early adopters of smart technology.

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The report provides the following information:

  • Tailwinds and headwinds molding the market’s trajectory
  • Market segments based on products, technology, and applications
  • Prospects of each segment
  • Overall current and possible future size of the market
  • Growth pace of the market
  • Competitive landscape and key players’ strategies

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  • Enable key stakeholder’s in the market bet right on it
  • Understand the opportunities and pitfalls awaiting them
  • Assess the overall growth scope in the near term
  • Strategize effectively with respect to production and distribution

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