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IoT Disruption Creates New Opportunities and Challenges for Insurance Providers

The insurance sector is often highlighted as one of the industries likeliest to see significant disruption from the IoT. But growth and take-up has been patchy. The number of telematics-linked auto insurance policies issued globally will grow at a solid 36% CAGR over 2015–20, while IoT-linked home insurance is showing only very modest growth so far.

Charles Juniper is a principal analyst in Ovum’s Global Financial Services Technology team. He specializes in the impact of new technology on the global insurance industry.

Have a read of his article around how the IoT disruption is impacting the insurance sector.

IoT disruption - Charles Juniper

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Eden Zoller

Principal Analyst, Smart Living UK 26 + years experience
Specialities include OTT, Process Automation and AI, Data Monetisation, ServiceProvider, Mobile Payments, Smart Home
Products covered Media & Entertainment

Mariana Zamoszczyk

Senior Analyst, Consumer Services UK 19 + years experience
Specialities include Artificial Intelligence, Smart Home
Products covered Internet of Things, Media & Entertainment

Charles Juniper

Principal Analyst UK 12 + years experience
Specialities include IT
Products covered Enterprise IT

Michael Philpott

Senior Practice Leader, Consumer Services UK 24 + years experience
Specialities include Connected Home, Broadband Access, Smart Home
Products covered Media & Entertainment

Alexandra Rehak

Practice Head, Internet of Things UK 24 + years experience
Specialities include IoT, IoT Partnerships and Investment, Disruptive Digital Business Models, Service Provider Strategies
Products covered Internet of Things