With strong and consistent growth year-over-year, the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market is evolving quickly. This traditionally B2B custom-solution market has attracted the interest of large mobile network operators whose action in this space will lead to market consolidation, efficiencies of scale, an expanding device ecosystem and an evolution in M2M use cases. This webcast provides insight into the changing nature of the M2M space and identifies distinct solutions that are moving M2M closer to the consumer.
16% of vehicle owners who live in broadband households have the ability to contact emergency services from the car. This rate doubles among those owning a car less than three years old.
Nearly one-in-three consumers living in a broadband household who are caregivers for a sick or elderly relative would be very willing to pay for a location-tracking service for their loved one.
The Amazon Kindle bundles device connectivity in with the price of the product; 30% of broadband households own an e-reader.