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Market Trends: LoRa Offers Low-Risk, High-Reward LPWA Opportunity

Published: 15 May 2017

ID: G00326510

Analyst(s): Bill Ray


Technology strategic planners at semiconductor companies risk missing market opportunities by wasting investment in inappropriate wireless technologies for IoT solutions. Investment in LoRa provides a notable balance of risk and opportunity.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • LoRa Offers the Best Combination of Risk and Reward
  • NB-IoT
    • Business Model Risk
    • Market Share Potential
  • LoRa
    • Business Model Risk
    • Market Share Potential
  • Sigfox
    • Business Model Risk
    • Market Share Potential
  • RPMA
    • Business Model Risk
    • Market Share Potential
  • Technology Trend
    • The Tragedy of the Commons

Contrarian View

  • A Hybrid Solution
  • LPWA Fails to Meet the Market Needs

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