Global Narrowband IoT Market: Snapshot
Narrowband IoT offers advantages such as reduced cost and reduced power consumption for an increased coverage area which is primarily boosting the adoption of emerging narrowband IoT technology. Being a newly released cellular narrowband offering from 3rd Generation Partnership Project, Narrowband IoT makes municipal applications such as street lighting, utility metering, toll road charges, and smart parking more efficient and effective.
Narrowband IoT can be deployed across several frequency bands using a bandwidth of 200 kHz to provide better indoor coverage as compared to GSM. Some other advantages of narrowband IoT include battery life of more than 10 years, high level of security, and compatibility with existing cellular infrastructure and low cost device.
As per estimates of a report by Transparency Market Research, the global narrowband IoT market will be valued at US$1052.69 mn by the end of 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 33.12% between 2017 and 2025.
Economic Advantages of Smart Meters make it Leading Application Segment
In terms of component, the narrowband IoT market is segmented into hardware, software, and services. The hardware segment is further sub-divided into module and others. Of them, the hardware segment accounts for a key share vis-à-vis revenue in the global narrowband IoT market. This is mainly because of the rising adoption of narrowband IoT technology across several industry verticals. However, services segment is anticipated to surpass in terms of growth rate over the forecast period.
By application, the narrowband IoT market is segmented into smart metering, alarms and event detectors, smart bins, asset tracking, smart parking, and others. The segment of others comprise smart bicycles, smart agriculture, smart wearable, logistics and container tracking, smart kids monitoring solutions, engineering truck predictive maintenance solution, pollution monitoring etc.
Amongst them, smart metering holds the leading share in the global narrowband IoT market. This is mainly because of rising adoption of smart meters as they offer a host of advantages. Smart meters, for instance, can reduce cost incurred due to changing meter batteries and manual meter reading. On the other hand, smart bins is anticipated to display the leading growth rate over the forecast period. Other application areas such as asset tracking and alarms and event detectors hold moderate shares as consumers are increasingly spending substantial amount on home automation systems for safety and security considerations.
The segments of the narrowband IoT market based on end-use industry are healthcare, energy and utility, agriculture, retail, transportation and logistics, smart cities, and others.
Europe Leading Regional Market due to Huge Investments for Development of Smart Infrastructure
The report divides the global narrowband IoT market into the geographic regions of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and South America. Europe is one of the key contributor to the overall market as the region is home to some of the key industry players and early adoption of narrowband IoT technology in the region.
Asia Pacific accounts for the second-leading market share in the global market for narrowband IoT. The regional market is expected to expand at a phenomenal 34.28% CAGR between 2017 and 2025. The growth of Asia Pacific market is mainly because of significant investments for development of smart cities.
Key players operating in the global narrowband IoT market profiled in this report are Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Ericsson Corporation, Nokia Corporation, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co. Ltd., Sierra Wireless, Deutsche Telekom, China Unicom, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., Vodafone Group plc, u-blox, ZTWE Corporation, SEQUANS Communications SA, Intel Corporation, China Telecom, and Etisalat Corporation.
Global Narrowband IoT Market- Overview
This report on the global narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market provides analysis for the period 2016 – 2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. The report covers factors which are ought to affect the narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market. It also covers drivers, restraints and opportunities which support for the growth of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market. The regional trends covered in the scope of the study is expected to influence the market growth during the said period. The study provides a comprehensive analysis on market growth throughout the above forecast period in terms of revenue estimates (in US$ Mn) across geographies.
The report also includes key industry developments, Porter’s five forces analysis and ecosystem analysis. Furthermore, the study also covers key market indicator which provide supporting factor for the growth of the narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market.
The narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market study covers market attractiveness analysis for all the segments and regions which identifies and compares segments market on the basis of CAGR and market share index.
Global Narrowband IoT Market- Market Segmentation
The global narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market is segmented on the basis of component, application, end-use industry and geography. The component is segmented into hardware, software and services. The hardware segment is further sub segmented into module and others for better understanding of the sub segments, which are playing key role in narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market. On the basis of Application, it can be further bifurcated smart metering, asset tracking, alarms & event detectors, smart bins and others. Furthermore, the end–use industry is further segmented as healthcare, retail, energy & utilities, transportation & logistics, agriculture, smart cities and others.
Geographically, the report classifies the global narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America; the regions are analyzed in terms of revenue and also included analysis of countries such as the U.S., Canada, U.K, France, Germany, China, India, Japan, Australia, GCC Countries, South Africa, and Brazil. The market size and forecast for each region and country has been provided for the period from 2016 to 2025 along with the CAGR (%) for the forecast period from 2017 to 2025.
Global Narrowband IoT Market: Competitive Landscape
The report also includes competition landscape which include competition matrix, market share analysis of major players based on their 2016 revenues. Of these, major players are profiled in these market which plays the prominent role in the entire ecosystem. Competition matrix benchmarks leading players on the basis of their capabilities and potential to grow. Factors responsible for benchmarking the players are market position, offerings, Research & Development and others factors includes top line growth, market share, segment growth, infrastructure facilities and future outlook that are attributed to company’s potential to grow. This section also identifies various recent developments carried out by the leading players.
Key Players profiled under narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market are Key Players profiled under Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market are Huawei Technologies co. ltd., Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, Ericsson Corporation, Vodafone Group Plc, Nokia Corporation, u – blox, SEQUANS Communications SA, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co., Ltd, ZTE Corporation, Sierra Wireless, Intel Corporation, Deutsche Telekom, China Telecom, China Unicom, and Etisalat Corporation, etc.
The global narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market is segmented as below:
Global Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market, By Component
Global Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market, By Application
- Smart Metering
- Asset Tracking
- Alarms & Event Detectors
- Smart Parking
- Smart Bins
Global Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market, By End-use Industry
- Energy & utilities
- Transportation & logistics
- Smart Cities
Global Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) market, By Region
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa
- GCC Countries
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
- South America
- Rest of South America