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Market Trends: The M2M Market in Asia/Pacific

Published: 30 September 2013

ID: G00247861

Analyst(s): Vincent Fu, Katja Ruud


The Asia/Pacific machine-to-machine communications market is nascent and growing rapidly. Service providers that want to exploit this growth must understand the complex ecosystem, vertical industry demands and adoption challenges unique to this region's M2M opportunities.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Market Structure Trend
    • A Nascent M2M Market With Fragmented Requirements
  • Buyers Trend
    • Demand Is Growing Rapidly, but Unequally
    • CSPs Are M2M Market Leaders
    • Service Providers Are Fortifying Their Vertical Markets and Focusing on Profitability
    • System Integrators Are Playing a Critical Role
  • Regional Trend
    • Geographic Trend
    • M2M Communications Across Multinational Environments Presents a Challenge
  • Technology Trend
    • Technology and Industry Standards Progression in Asia/Pacific

Contrarian View

  • If a Healthy Ecosystem Fails to Develop, M2M Provision Will Remain a Long-Term Opportunity

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