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Market Trends: CSPs' Strategic Positioning in M2M Is Vital for Success

Published: 04 August 2014

ID: G00260668

Analyst(s): King-Yew Foong, Kamlesh Bhatia


Gartner has conceptualized three strategic positions for communications service providers (CSPs) in M2M services. Corporate strategists and business development managers need to consider where and how they want to participate in M2M-related activities.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • CSPs' Strategic Positions for M2M Services Will Evolve Over Time
  • Market Structure Trend
    • The Appropriateness of a Strategic Position Depends on Multiple Factors
    • Comparing the Three Strategic Positions
  • Appendix: Key Stakeholder Initiatives in M2M Services

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