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M2M News Weekly – Week of December 8, 2013

Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also search for the latest market numbers such as market size, growth and trends in and around the M2M market.

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The number of M2M connections worldwide is set to rise from 368 million in 2013 to 2.9 billion by 2022, according to new research from Strategy Analytics. Read Original Content

According to a report the wireless M2M market in the Asia Pacific region is expected to account for $50 billion in revenue by the end of 2018, up from merely $11 billion in 2013. Read Original Content

Telkomsel, the largest mobile operator in Indonesia, has announced it is partnering with Jasper Wireless, the leading connected devices platform powering the mobile Internet of Things, to deliver machine-to-machine connectivity to enterprises. Read Original Content

ClickSoftware is an SAP mobility partner and the leading provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions for every size of service business.  This newsletter is sponsored in part by ClickSoftware.

Analysts forecast the Global Connected Car M2M Connections and Services market to grow at an annual rate of 28.45 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the increasing awareness of and demand for safety and security-connected car M2M services. Read Original Content

According to Visongain, the global wireless M2M revenue will reach $50.1 billion in 2013. Read Original Content
Australia’s M2M mobile services market will comprise more than three million connections in 2017, up from about 1.3 million today, according to new research published by Telsyte. Read Original Content

Verizon has launched Networkfleet Asset Guard, an asset-tracking tool that will complement the company’s Networkfleet vehicle tracking Software-as-a-Service platform. Read Original Content

Telstra has driven further into the machine-to-machine space, announcing a GPS-based tracking and management service for vehicle fleets. The service lets businesses install tracking chips in vehicles and monitor each vehicle and driver using reporting software. Read Original Content

The mobile machine-to-machine module market jumped 10 percent sequentially in the first half of 2013, reaching $849 million, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research. Read Original Content

The Australian M2M mobile services market will grow from 1.3 million connections in 2013 to more than three million in 2017 fueled by adoption of a wide range of remote field applications, according to new research from Telsyte. Read Original Content

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Kevin Benedict is the Senior Analyst for Digital Transformation at Cognizant, a writer, speaker and SAP Mentor Alumnus. Follow him on Twitter @krbenedict. He is a popular speaker around the world on the topic of digital transformation and enterprise mobility. He maintains a busy schedule researching, writing and speaking at events in North America, Asia and Europe. He has over 25 years of experience working in the enterprise IT solutions industry.

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