|[July 10, 2014]
Tight Race for Number Two M2M Cellular Module Vendor as Sierra Wireless Maintains Number 1 Position for 3rd Straight Year, According to ABI Research
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
In the latest analysis from ABI Research (News - Alert), Sierra Wireless has maintained
the top revenue position for M2M cellular modules for the 3rd
straight year. This is the second year in a row it has maintained the
top shipment position. The Market Data package provides both revenue and
shipment estimates by vendor for 2013 as well as market share history
back to 2003.
However, the number two position in terms of shipments is becoming a
much tighter race. Among three vendors, the market share spread is only
Commenting on the data, practice director Dan Shey (News - Alert) says, "The tightening
of the pack after Sierra Wireless demonstrates a change in strategies
from 2012 to 2013. Some vendors have decided that value and one-stop
shop services are more important; while other vendors are focused on
driving volumes and building market share."
The result is a sharply different average module price by vendor. These
differences also reflect module vendor choices in targeted verticalsand
module portfolio by air interface technology. Between the top three
vendors excluding Sierra Wireless (News - Alert), the market share spread measured in
revenues is as much as 13%.
These data and other insights can be found in ABI Research's, "M2M
Cellular Module Vendor Market Share" analysis, which is part of the
Services and Modules Market Research (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/service/m2m-modules/).
Named vendors in the analysis are Cinterion Wireless Modules (Gemalto),
Huawei, Sierra Wireless, SIMcom Wireless Solutions, Novatel Wireless,
Telit Communications (News - Alert), and u-blox.
ABI Research provides in-depth analysis and quantitative forecasting of
trends in global connectivity and other emerging technologies. From
offices in North America, Europe and Asia, ABI Research's worldwide team
of experts advises thousands of decision makers through 70+ research and
advisory services. Est. 1990. For more information visit www.abiresearch.com,
or call +1.516.624.2500.
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