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Introduction

Ovum has reviewed the 1H19 results of the top 10 communication service providers in the IoT connectivity market. In general, IoT connections for the top 10 players continued to increase significantly, counting for more than 1.2 billion connections.

Highlights

  • IoT connections for the top 10 players continued to increase significantly, counting for more than 1.2 billion connections, but monthly ARPU per connection is decreasing.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the 1H19 results of the top 10 communication service providers (CSPs) in the IoT connectivity market.
  • Assesses the lead of the three Chinese mobile operators in the IoT connectivity market.

Key questions answered

  • What was significant about the 1H19 results of the top 10 communication service providers (CSPs) in the IoT connectivity market.
  • How are the three Chinese mobile operators keeping their lead in the IoT connectivity market.

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • China dominates, accounting for 78% of connections
  • Chinese ARPUs per IoT connection show a year-on-year decline
  • Ovum's tracker shows IoT opportunities for CSPs in smart cities, transport, fleet, and logistics

Appendix

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