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Market Trends: Top Opportunities for CSPs in the Internet of Things

Published: 04 September 2015

ID: G00272595

Analyst(s): King-Yew Foong

Summary

Connectivity services constitute only a small portion of the opportunities associated with the Internet of Things. Communications service providers' business leaders must look beyond traditional telecom competencies to increase CSPs' relevance and grow IoT-related revenue.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • The IoT Market Opportunity Is Attractive But Connectivity Services Constitute Only a Small Portion
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Leading CSPs Are Developing Adjacent Capabilities to Improve Their Value Proposition in the IoT Market
    • Challenges Confronting Enterprises Create Opportunities for CSPs
    • Four Opportunity Areas for CSPs in the IoT
    • Recommendations for CSPs

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