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Market Trends: CSPs Climbing Onboard the Connected Car, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 25 June 2013

ID: G00250448

Analyst(s): Wm. L. Hahn, Thilo Koslowski


The connected car market presents an attractive but moving target for communications service providers. CSPs need to accelerate content strategy and Long Term Evolution deployment if they wish to play a substantial role in this space.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • The Connected Car Market Extends to All CSP Strategic Roles
    • The Utility Role: Connectivity and Charging
    • The Enabler Role: Roaming a Key Target
    • The Diversified Role: One More Connected Device
  • Market Structure Trend: The Market Structure Challenges Provider Boundaries
  • Technology Trend: Technology Evolution Will Raise the Stakes and Potential Reward for Agile Providers
    • Conclusion

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