Global Cellular IoT Connections Tracker – 2022


In contrast to the previous decade, when consumer devices like smartphones and PCs were the driving force behind cellular connections, the current decade will witness a shift towards enterprise IoT players leading the way in cellular connectivity due to their digital transformation initiatives. The growth in this sector will be primarily fuelled by the increasing adoption of cellular connectivity across diverse industries such as utilities, automotive, industrial, retail and healthcare.

This comprehensive report tracks global cellular IoT connections across 90+ telecom operators (China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Vodafone, AT&T, Verizon, Orange, Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, Airtel, Jio, KDDI, NTT Docomo, SoftBank, SK Telecom, LGU+, KT Corp, America Movil, MTN, Turkcell, Telenor, Singtel, Telkom Indonesia, Telstra, TCI etc.), 10+ regions (China, Europe, India, North America, Latin America, Japan, Korea, Middle East Africa, Southeast Asia, Rest of World) and 5+ connectivity technologies (2G, 3G, NB-IoT, LTE-M, 4G, 5G). The time period covered by this report spans from Q1 2011 to Q4 2022.

This extensive analysis will provide insights into connectivity preferences across different regions and track the transition of technologies from 2G to 5G, assisting in understanding the evolving landscape of cellular IoT connections.

Table of Contents:

  • Cellular IoT Connections Pivot
  • Cellular IoT Connections Flatfile

Publication Date: June 2023



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