1 INTRODUCTION 14
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 14
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 14
1.3 MARKET SCOPE 15
1.3.1 LTE IOT: MARKET SEGMENTATION 15
1.3.2 REGIONS COVERED 15
1.4 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 16
1.5 CURRENCY CONSIDERED 16
1.6 STAKEHOLDERS 17

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 18
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 18
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 19
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 19
2.1.2.1 Breakup of primaries 19
2.1.2.2 Key industry insights 20
2.2 MARKET BREAKUP AND DATA TRIANGULATION 20
2.3 MARKET FORECAST 21
2.4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 21
2.4.1 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 22
2.4.2 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 22
2.5 ASSUMPTIONS FOR THE STUDY 23
2.6 LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY 23

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 24

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 27
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LTE IOT MARKET 27
4.2 LTE IOT MARKET: TOP 3 INDUSTRIES AND REGIONS 27
4.3 LTE IOT MARKET, BY REGION 28
4.4 LTE IOT MARKET: INVESTMENT SCENARIO 28

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 29
5.1 INTRODUCTION 29
5.1.1 DRIVERS 30
5.1.1.1 Growth in the number of connected devices 30
5.1.1.2 Need for unique and defined network qualities 30
5.1.1.3 Rise in need for long-range connectivity between IoT applications 30
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5.1.2 RESTRAINTS 30
5.1.2.1 Operational downtime due to upgradation of network infrastructure 30
5.1.3 OPPORTUNITIES 31
5.1.3.1 Rise in demand of secured connectivity for IoT applications 31
5.1.4 CHALLENGES 31
5.1.4.1 Additional requirements for deployment of LTE IoT technology 31
5.1.4.2 High initial cost of deployment 31
5.2 USE CASES 31
5.2.1 CHINA MOBILE 31
5.2.2 TELEFONICA 32
5.2.3 T-MOBILE 32
5.2.4 COSMOTE 32
5.2.5 TELIA 32

6 LTE IOT MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 33
6.1 INTRODUCTION 34
6.2 LTE-M 35
6.2.1 GROWING NEED FOR MANAGING HIGH-LEVEL IOT APPLICATIONS IN REAL TIME TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF LTE-M TECHNOLOGY 35
6.3 NB-IOT 36
6.3.1 NEED FOR MANAGING HIGHER NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS AT A LOWER COST TO DRIVE THE GROWTH OF NB-IOT TECHNOLOGY 36

7 LTE IOT MARKET, BY SERVICE 37
7.1 INTRODUCTION 38
7.2 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 39
7.2.1 INCREASING DEMAND FOR LTE IOT TECHNOLOGIES EXPECTED TO FUEL THE GROWTH OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES 39
7.3 MANAGED SERVICES 40
7.3.1 NEED FOR EXPERTISE DURING INTEGRATION OF TWO DIFFERENT TECHNOLOGIES ON THE SAME PLATFORM TO GENERATE THE DEMAND FOR MANAGED SERVICES 40

8 LTE IOT MARKET, BY INDUSTRY 41
8.1 INTRODUCTION 42
8.2 MANUFACTURING 43
8.2.1 ASSET TRACKING AND MANAGEMENT 44
8.2.1.1 Challenges relate to asset management to fuel the adoption of LTE IoT technology 44
8.2.2 PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE 44
8.2.2.1 Increasing maintenance cost leading to adoption of predictive maintenance 44
8.2.3 INVENTORY MANAGEMENT 45
8.2.3.1 Growing need for smart inventory management to drive the growth of LTE IoT market 45
8.2.4 EMERGENCY AND INCIDENT MANAGEMENT 46
8.2.4.1 Rising concerns about public safety driving the growth of LTE IoT technologies 46
8.2.5 OTHERS 46
8.3 ENERGY AND UTILITIES 47
8.3.1 OIL AND GAS MANAGEMENT 48
8.3.1.1 Rising concerns related to real-time application management to drive the growth of LTE IoT technologies 48
8.3.2 ELECTRICITY GRID MANAGEMENT 49
8.3.2.1 Need for smart application to reduce losses to drive the demand for electricity grid management 49
8.3.3 WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT 49
8.3.3.1 Increasing adoption of smart water metering applications to drive the growth of LTE IoT technologies 49
8.4 TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS 50
8.4.1 REMOTE MONITORING 51
8.4.1.1 Need for real-time information to monitor vehicle and material condition driving the growth of LTE IoT technologies 51
8.4.2 SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE 52
8.4.2.1 Increasing concerns about safety to drive the adoption of IoT LTE technology for security and surveillance 52
8.4.3 SMART PARKING 52
8.4.3.1 Increasing number of connected vehicles to drive the growth of smart parking application 52
8.4.4 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 53
8.4.4.1 Growing adoption of RFID and tracking devices to drive the growth of LTE IoT for supply chain management 53
8.5 HEALTHCARE 54
8.5.1 INCREASING ADOPTION OF MONITORING DEVICES TO FUEL THE DEMAND FOR LTE IOT TECHNOLOGIES IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY 54
8.6 AGRICULTURE 54
8.6.1 INCREASING ADOPTION ON SENSORS AND IOT DEVICES IN AGRICULTURE TO DRIVE THE DEMAND FOR LTE IOT TECHNOLOGIES 54

9 LTE IOT MARKET, BY REGION 56
9.1 INTRODUCTION 57
9.2 NORTH AMERICA 58
9.2.1 UNITED STATES 60
9.2.1.1 Early adoption of IoT technologies to increase the need for LTE IoT network to manage connected devices 60
9.2.2 CANADA 61
9.2.2.1 Increasing availability of telecom infrastructure to enable LTE players to deploy new technologies in this market 61
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9.3 EUROPE 61
9.3.1 GERMANY 65
9.3.1.1 Growing adoption of connected devices in manufacturing industry to fuel the need for LTE IoT network 65
9.3.2 UNITED KINGDOM 65
9.3.2.1 Increasing focus on operational excellence of organizations to enforce enterprises to adopt LTE IoT technologies 65
9.3.3 FRANCE 65
9.3.3.1 Increasing adoption of IoT applications in energy and utilities industry to fuel the growth of LTE IoT market 65
9.4 ASIA PACIFIC 65
9.4.1 AUSTRALIA 69
9.4.1.1 Increasing adoption of Industry 4.0 to fuel the growth of LTE IoT market in Australia 69
9.4.2 CHINA 69
9.4.2.1 Increasing IIoT and government initiatives toward adoption of smart applications in various industries to fuel the growth of LTE IoT market in china 69
9.5 MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA 69
9.5.1 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 72
9.5.1.1 Increasing smart city initiatives to fuel the growth of the LTE IoT market in the UAE 72
9.5.2 SOUTH AFRICA 72
9.5.2.1 Increasing adoption of IoT applications to fuel the growth of LTE IoT 72
9.6 LATIN AMERICA 73
9.6.1 BRAZIL 75
9.6.1.1 Increasing number of smart manufacturing initiatives in Brazil to fuel the growth of LTE IoT 75
9.6.2 MEXICO 75
9.6.2.1 Growing telecom infrastructure to fuel the growth of LTE IoT in Mexico 75

10 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 76
10.1 OVERVIEW 76
10.2 MARKET RANKING 77
10.3 COMPETITIVE SCENARIO 77
10.3.1 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES AND ENHANCEMENTS 77
10.3.2 PARTNERSHIPS, COLLABORATIONS, AND AGREEMENTS 78
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11 COMPANY PROFILES 79
(Business Overview, Services Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MNM View)*
11.1 ERICSSON 79
11.2 VODAFONE GROUP 82
11.3 TELSTRA 84
11.4 SIERRA WIRELESS 87
11.5 PURESOFTWARE 89
11.6 SEQUANS COMMUNICATIONS 90
11.7 ORANGE 92
11.8 T MOBILE 94
11.9 TELUS 96
11.10 MEDIATEK 98
11.11 ATHONET 100
11.12 NETNUMBER 100
11.13 TELENSA 101
11.14 ACTILITY 101
11.15 LINK LABS 102
*Details on Business Overview, Services Offered, Recent Developments, SWOT Analysis, and MNM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
12 APPENDIX 103
12.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 103
12.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS? SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 106
12.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 108
12.4 RELATED REPORTS 108
12.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 109