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Market Trends: CSPs Choosing Lanes for Their Connected Car Opportunity

Published: 19 April 2017

ID: G00320541

Analyst(s): Sylvain Fabre , Wm. L. Hahn


Connected vehicle markets are growing quickly and also disrupting all participants. Technology strategic planners at communications service providers can use this analysis to assess their best position in the emerging ecosystem.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Vehicles Are Increasingly Connected and CSPs Must Keep Up
  • CSP Roles Are Defined and the "Door" Is Closing
  • Current Connected Car Trends Challenge All Players
    • Trend 1: Regulatory Mandates Open Up the Service Provider Opportunity
    • Trend 2: Complex System Failures Will Attract Improved Mitigation Solutions
    • Trend 3: E-SIM Betters the Ecosystem — Yes, Even for CSPs
    • Trend 4: Data and Analytics Catalyzes Cooperation With Insurance Players
  • Future Opportunities in Connected Car: Will CSPs Climb Onboard?
    • Cybersecurity
    • Customer Data
    • Autonomous Driving

Contrarian View

  • Drivers Might Hit the Brakes

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