Look Towards A New Future

Mar 6, 2012

The impact of changing M2M strategies on the Connected Car

Vehicle manufacturers are today faced with a large number of options for enabling connected cars, and must balance often conflicting factors. SBD’s latest report The impact of changing M2M strategies on the Connected Car clarifies the different solutions for enabling connected car services and their adoption in China, Europe and the USA.

Fully embedded strategies continue to play an important role for enabling connectivity within the car and this report analyses the trends contributing to the sustained growth of embedded SIMs :

  • Market trends - various mandates and legislations driving fitment of embedded SIMs
  • Technical trends - the emergence of reprogrammable SIMs
  • Network trends - the transition from 2G to 3G/4G
  • Pricing trends - improvements in roaming plans & data buckets
  • Strategic trends - the changing role of the telecoms industry in the connected car value chain

M2M Connected Car Market

Published: March 2012
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The report provides recommendations for vehicle manufacturers, telecom operators and telecom service providers on how to transition embedded SIMs from niche to mass-market in a profitable and sustainable way.

This report will help you:

  • Understand the future trends for embedded SIMs so that you can develop long-term connectivity strategies
  • Discover new ways to overcome the pricing challenges associated with embedded SIMs
  • Gain deeper insight into how telecom operators are evolving their services and how this will impact the automotive world.

Few Major Points covered in Table of Contents
1. Executive summary
2. Market trends - the long-term prospects for embedded SIMs
3. Technical trends - the emergence of reprogrammable SIMs
4. Network trends - Transition from 2G to 3G/4G
5. Pricing trends - Roaming & Data buckets
6. Strategic trends - The evolving role of telecom operators
7. Recommendations for key stakeholders
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