Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications

Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: May 21, 2018, 243 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP6084

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications in US$ Million and Thousand Units. Global market is further analyzed by the following End-Use Sectors: Freight, Transportation, Military, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2015 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 61 companies including many key and niche players such as -

General Electric Company
Geotab, Inc.
Globalstar, Inc.
Honeywell International
Hughes Network Systems LLC
Inmarsat plc

Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication: A Rudimentary Overview    II-1
      M2M Communication Turn into a Huge Market Opportunity             II-2
      Satellite M2M Communication - Harnessing the Power of
       Satellite Networks to Establish M2M Communications               II-2
      Satellite M2M Communication Market - Where do Opportunities Lie?  II-3
       Satellite M2M Services - Turning into a Lucrative Recurrent
        Revenue Stream for Satellite Network Operators                  II-4
       Widespread Proliferation of Satellite-Enabled Devices Steers
        Market Momentum                                                 II-5
       L-Band Connections Dominates the Global Satellite M2M Market     II-5
        Table 1: Global Satellite M2M Communication Services Market
        by Frequency Band (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Number of
        Connections for L-Band, Ku-Band and Others (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-6
      US & Europe: Prime Revenue Contributors                           II-6
       Table 2: US & Europe Collectively Account for Nearly 2/3rd
       Share of the World Satellite M2M Communication Market -
       Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Europe & Rest of
       World (2018E & 2022P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)       II-7
      Developing Regions: Hot Spots for Future Growth                   II-7
       Table 3: Global Satellite M2M Communication Market -
       Geographic Regions Ranked by % CAGR (Revenues) for 2015-2022:
       Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Europe and US (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-8
      Positive Momentum in Satellite Services Sector Lends Platform
       for Market Growth                                                II-8
       Table 4: Global Satellite Services Market by Service Type
       (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Consumer
       Services, Fixed Services, Mobile Voice & Data Services, and
       Remote Sensing Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-9

       Table 5: Global Satellite Market by Segment (2017):
       Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Satellite Ground
       Equipment, Satellite Launch, Satellite Manufacturing and
       Satellite Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          II-9
      Stable Economic Scenario to Augment Market Demand in the Near -
       Term                                                             II-10
       Table 6: World Real GDP Growth Rates in % (2016-2018P):
       Breakdown by Country/Region (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-11
      Competitive Scenario                                              II-12
       American Companies Dominate the Market                           II-12
       M&A Emerges as a Robust Tool to Gain Competitive Edge            II-12
        Select M&A Deals in the Satellite Communication Market
         (2015-2017)                                                    II-12

  2. MARKET TRENDS, GROWTH DRIVERS & ISSUES                             II-13
      Remote Asset Tracking, Monitoring, & Control: Made Easy
       through Satellite M2M Communications                             II-13
      Satellite SCADA Applications Gaining Traction                     II-13
       Remote Monitoring & Management of SCADA Systems Fuels
        Development of SCADA-HMI Applications                           II-14
       RTUs: The Fundamental Building Block for SCADA Systems           II-15
      Military Sector: Largest Consumer of Satellite M2M
       Communication Services                                           II-15
       Upward Trajectory in Defense Spending Creates Conducive
        Environment                                                     II-16
        Table 7: Ever-Present Threat to Public Liberty & the
        Resulting Increase in Defense Spending for Peace as well as
        War to Indirectly Spur Growth in the Radars Market: Global
        Military Spending (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2014
        through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               II-17
      Satellite M2M Gains Critical Importance in Land Transportation
       and Air & Maritime Freight Applications                          II-17
       Table 8: Global Satellite M2M Communications Market by
       End-Use Segment (2017): Percentage Breakdown of In-Service
       Units for Military, Land Transport, Air & Maritime Freight,
       and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                  II-18
       Growing Use Case in Commercial Land Transportation               II-19
        Spiraling Competition in the Trucking Industry Drives Focus
         on Telematics                                                  II-19
         Table 9: World Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market by
         Region/Country (2018E & 2022P): Percentage Breakdown of
         Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
         America, and Rest of World (includes corresponding
         Graph/Chart)                                                   II-20
        Commercial Vehicle Tracking & Monitoring Systems for
         Emergency Crash Response                                       II-20
        Government Intervention Bodes Well for the Market               II-21
         Table 10: Greater Focus on Urban Goods Mobility to Benefit
         Demand for Satellite M2M Communication Against the Backdrop
         of Rising Spending in Logistics: World Spending on
         Logistics (in US$ Billion) for the Years 2018E & 2022P
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-21

         Table 11: World Production of Commercial Vehicles (Trucks,
         Trailers & Buses): Breakdown of Annual Production Figures
         in ‘000 Units for Years 2018E & 2022P (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-21
       Satellite M2M Services Gain Increased Acceptance in the
        Maritime Industry                                               II-21
        Satellite M2M for Shipping Fleet Optimization                   II-22
      Satellite M2M Makes Fuel Level Monitoring in Tanks in Remote
       Mining Operations Easier                                         II-23
      Declining Cost & Complexity of Implementations & Faster RoI
       Realization to Drive Uptake of Satellite M2M Services            II-24
       Cost Benefits of Satellite M2M in End-Use Sectors                II-25
      New Technology Innovations & Product/Service Developments to
       Drive Growth                                                     II-25
       Dual Mode Solutions to Help Sustain Demand Prospects for
        Satellite M2M                                                   II-25
       Cloud Platforms to Expand Reach of Satellite M2M                 II-25
       Development of Multi-Network M2M Platforms Spearhead Market
        Growth                                                          II-26
       Standardization: Key for Wider Adoption of Satellite M2M         II-27
      Market Challenges                                                 II-27
       Tough Competition from Cellular & Wireless M2M Networks          II-27
       Lack of Interoperable Equipment                                  II-27
       High Equipment and Bandwidth Cost Restrain Growth                II-28
       Lack of Awareness Hampers Adoption of Satellite Services         II-28
       Security Concerns Limit Growth Opportunities                     II-28

  3. A PEEK INTO SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS                               II-29
      A Brief Overview                                                  II-29
       Satellite Industry Analysis                                      II-29
      Factors Affecting the Satellite Sector                            II-30
      Short-Term Market Opportunities                                   II-30
       Key Drivers and Restraints in the Global Satellite Industry      II-30
      Opportunities in Ka-Band Services                                 II-31
      Role of ITU in the Satellite Industry                             II-31
      Satellite Industry Defies Recession                               II-32
      Mobile Satellite Services Market: An Insight                      II-34
      Military and Government: Key Customers of Mobile Satellite
       Communications                                                   II-34
      Regulatory Environment                                            II-35
       Long Range Identification Tracking (LRIT) Regulations            II-35
       ITU Initiatives                                                  II-35

  4. MACHINE-TO-MACHINE (M2M) COMMUNICATION - AN INTRODUCTION           II-36
      Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication: Definition                II-36
      Key Components of M2M Communication System                        II-36
       Trackable Mobile or Fixed Assets                                 II-36
       Communications Network                                           II-36
       Back-Office Applications or Users                                II-37
      Applications of M2M Communication Technology                      II-37
       Select Applications of M2M Communications                        II-37
      Wireless M2M Systems                                              II-38
       Benefits of Using Wireless M2M Systems                           II-38

  5. AN OVERVIEW OF SATELLITE MACHINE-TO- MACHINE (M2M) COMMUNICATION   II-39
      Satellite M2M Communication: Introduction                         II-39
      End-Uses of Satellite M2M Systems                                 II-40
       End-Use Applications of Satellite M2M Communications Systems     II-40
       Commercial Transportation                                        II-40
       Heavy Equipment                                                  II-41
       Fixed Asset Monitoring                                           II-41
       Marine Vessels                                                   II-42
       Government and Internal Security                                 II-42
       Consumer Transportation                                          II-42
      Satellite Telephones: An Application of Satellite M2M Technology  II-43

  6. PRODUCT/SERVICE INTRODUCTIONS/ INNOVATIONS                         II-44
      Viasat Launches Commercial Services via ViaSat-2 Satellite        II-44
      Thuraya Telecommunications Launches T2M-DUAL Terminal             II-44
      Globalstar Rolls Out SmartOne Solar™ M2M/IoT Satellite Device     II-44
      ORBCOMM, Pole Star and Weatherdock Develop Hali Vessel
       Tracking Solution                                                II-44
      Inmarsat Releases Firmware Update for IsatPhone 2 & IsatPhone
       Pro Handsets                                                     II-44
      Thuraya Telecommunications Launches Thuraya IP M2M Service        II-44
      Cobham SATCOM Unveils New M2M Communication Terminal              II-45
      Rock Seven Introduces RockBLOCK Mk2                               II-45
      Airbus Defence and Space Launches Proximity M2M Management
       Solution                                                         II-45
      M2M Connectivity Introduces Packaged Satellite Modems of SkyWave  II-45

  7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-46
      Globalstar Establishes Globalstar Automotive                      II-46
      Globalstar Inks Distribution Agreement with Symmetry Electronics  II-46
      Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal for GPS IIIF Program             II-46
      Armstrong Transportation Selects ORBCOMM for Logistics
       Tracking & Monitoring                                            II-46
      ORBCOMM Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA)             II-46
      SkyBitz Gains Approval as NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions
       Fulfillment Partner                                              II-46
      AT&T Acquires Straight Path Communications                        II-46
      Globalstar to Partner with Inmarsat                               II-47
      ORBCOMM Acquires inthinc                                          II-47
      SkyBitz Partners with Velociti                                    II-47
      Thuraya Telecommunications Opens Office in the US                 II-47
      Omnitracs Snaps Up Shaw Tracking                                  II-47
      Kepler Communications Partners with Iristel                       II-47
      Globalstar Teams Up with IPmotion to Establish Globalstar Japan   II-47
      Eutelsat and ViaSat Launch Satellite Broadband JV in Europe       II-47
      Thuraya Telecommunications Signs MOU with ELSE                    II-48
      ORBCOMM Snaps Up Blue Tree Systems                                II-48
      ORBCOMM and Beijing MCN Team Up to Deliver IsatData M2M
       Services in China                                                II-48
      Thuraya Telecommunications Signs MOU with Indosat Ooredoo         II-48
      Thuraya Telecommunications Partners with Gulfsat                  II-48
      Caterpillar Oil & Gas Acquires M2M Data Corporation               II-48
      Appareo and Iridium Collaborate to Deliver Global Connectivity
       to Farm Equipment                                                II-48
      Robustel Signs Distribution Partnership with M2M Connectivity     II-49
      Thuraya Collaborates with ViaSat to Launch M2M Service            II-49
      OHB SE Forms New IoT and M2M Focused Subsidiary in Austria        II-49
      ORBCOMM Acquires SkyWave                                          II-49
      SpaceWorks Enterprises Forms New Subsidiary                       II-49
      ORBCOMM Acquires Wam Technologies                                 II-49
      Intelsat Inks Agreement with Kymeta to Design Satellite
       Antenna Solutions                                                II-49

  8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-50
      General Electric Company (USA)                                    II-50
      Geotab, Inc. (Canada)                                             II-50
      Globalstar, Inc. (USA)                                            II-50
      Honeywell International (USA)                                     II-51
      Hughes Network Systems LLC (USA)                                  II-51
      Inmarsat plc (UK)                                                 II-52
      Iridium Communications, Inc. (USA)                                II-53
      Lat-Lon LLC (USA)                                                 II-53
      Lockheed Martin Corporation (USA)                                 II-53
      M2M Data Corporation (USA)                                        II-54
      Orbcomm, Inc. (USA)                                               II-54
      PeopleNet Communications (USA)                                    II-55
      Qualcomm, Inc. (USA)                                              II-55
      SkyBitz (USA)                                                     II-55
      Telefónica UK Limited (UK)                                        II-56
      Thuraya Telecommunications Company (UAE)                          II-56
      ViaSat Inc. (USA)                                                 II-56
      Wireless Matrix, Inc. (USA)                                       II-57

  9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-58
      Value Analytics                                                   II-58
       Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
       Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services by
       Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America
       and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
       Service Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-58

       Table 13: World Historic Review for Satellite Machine-
       to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services by Geographic Region - 
       US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World
       Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues
       in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2014 (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-59

       Table 14: World 14-Year Perspective for Satellite
       Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services by Geographic
       Region - Percentage Breakdown of Service Revenues for US,
       Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets
       for Years 2009, 2018 & 2022 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-60

       Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
       Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services by
       Sector - Freight, Transportation, Military and Others Markets
       Independently Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$
       Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-61

       Table 16: World Historic Review for Satellite Machine-
       to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services by Sector - Freight,
       Transportation, Military and Others Markets Independently
       Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for
       Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-62

       Table 17: World 14-Year Perspective for Satellite
       Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services by Sector -
       Percentage Breakdown of Service Revenues for Freight,
       Transportation, Military and Others Markets for Years 2009,
       2018 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-63

       Table 18: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
       Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Hardware
       Market Analyzed with Annual Hardware Revenues in US$ Million
       for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-64

       Table 19: World Historic Review for Satellite
       Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Hardware Market
       Analyzed with Annual Hardware Revenues in US$ Million for
       Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)     II-65
      Volume Analytics                                                  II-66
       Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
       Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications Market
       Analyzed with Installed Base in Thousand Units for Years 2015
       through 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-66

       Table 21: World Historic Review for Satellite
       Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications Market Analyzed with
       Installed Base in Thousand Units for Years 2009 through 2014
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-67


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        The Prime Market for Satellite M2M Communication Services       III-1
         Table 22: US Constitutes the Largest Consumer of Satellite
         M2M Communication Services Worldwide - Percentage Breakdown
         of Service Revenues for US and Rest of World (2018E &
         2022P) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                    III-1
        Satellite M2M Communication Seeks Role in the Thriving Fleet
         Telematics Domain                                              III-2
        Robust Opportunities in Military Sector                         III-2
        Progression in Wireless/Cellular M2M Remains a Major Concern    III-3
        Product/Service Launches                                        III-3
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-4
        Select Key Players                                              III-6
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-13
        Table 23: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services
        Market Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million
        for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-13

        Table 24: US Historic Review for Satellite Machine-
        to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services Market Analyzed with
        Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2009
        through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-14

  2. EUROPE                                                             III-15
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-15
        Steady Growth Projected over the Next Few Years                 III-15
        Regulations Governing M2M Market                                III-15
        Satellite M2M Aims to Make Inroads into Telematics Domain       III-15
        Focus on Select Regional Markets                                III-16
         Germany                                                        III-16
         UK                                                             III-17
        Product/Service Launches                                        III-17
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-18
        Select Key Players                                              III-18
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-20
        Table 25: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication
        Services Market Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$
        Million for Years 2015 through 2022 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-20

        Table 26: European Historic Review for Satellite
        Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-21

  3. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-22
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-22
        The Rapidly Growing Market for Satellite M2M Services           III-22
        Potential Opportunities Prevail in the Transportation Sector    III-22
         Table 27: Asia-Pacific Commercial Vehicle Telematics Market
         by Country (2018E & 2022P): Percentage Breakdown of
         Revenues for Australia, China, Japan, India and Rest of
         Asia-Pacific (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              III-23
        Heavy Equipment Market Drives Demand for M2M                    III-24
        Vendors Face Competition from Cellular M2M Networks             III-24
        China Evolves into a Core Market                                III-24
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-24
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-26
        Table 28: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Satellite Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
        Communication Services Market Analyzed with Annual Service
        Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-26

        Table 29: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Satellite
        Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-27

  4. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-28
       Market Analysis                                                  III-28
        Table 30: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Satellite Machine-to- Machine (M2M)
        Communication Services Market Analyzed with Annual Service
        Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-29

        Table 31: Latin American Historic Review for Satellite
        Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-30

  5. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-31
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-31
        Prospects Remain Optimistic                                     III-31
        Canada                                                          III-31
        Middle East & Africa                                            III-31
        Product/Service Launches                                        III-32
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-32
        Select Key Players                                              III-33
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-34
        Table 32: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for Satellite Machine-to- Machine (M2M)
        Communication Services Market Analyzed with Annual Service
        Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2015 through 2022
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-34

        Table 33: Rest of World Historic Review for Satellite
        Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication Services Market
        Analyzed with Annual Service Revenues in US$ Million for
        Years 2009 through 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-35


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 61 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 67)

     The United States (32)
     Canada (4)
     Japan (3)
     Europe (23)
     - France (2)
     - Germany (3)
     - The United Kingdom (9)
     - Spain (3)
     - Rest of Europe (6)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)
     Middle East (1)
     Latin America (1)
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