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This is a case study about Vodacom Business Nigeria's IoT deployments. The report contains data extracted from Ovum's databases, as well as analysis based on primary and secondary research.


  • The IoT market in Nigeria is still nascent and consists mostly in M2M connections. Ovum estimates the number of M2M connections at 814,000 in Nigeria end-2017 and represented 0.6% of the country's mobile subscriptions. The number of M2M connections is forecast to reach 5.2 million by 2022.

Features and Benefits

  • Assess the potential of the Nigerian IoT market.
  • Learn from Vodacom's experience in providing M2M solutions in Nigeria.

Key questions answered

  • How will M2M usage grow in Nigeria over the next five years?
  • What challenges do IoT service providers face in Nigeria?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: IoT Service Provider Strategy Profile: Vodacom Business Nigeria