Cellular Iot Connectivity Series:
Manufacturing opportunities & forecasts
March 2024

Research Highlights:

  • Manufacturing connectivity trends
  • Manufacturing value chain analysis and business models
  • Manufacturing findings from Kaleido’s IoT Connectivity Survey
  • Forecasts for cellular connections and data revenues from the manufacturing industry

The new report in Kaleido Intelligence’s Vertical Sector Connectivity series presents the market for cellular connectivity in manufacturing, also called smart manufacturing. This is driven by increasing adoption of automation and private networks, producing a number of different business models and use cases, discussed in the report alongside the consequences of these new models for the industry.

Based on direct feedback from manufacturing stakeholders through Kaleido’s latest IoT connectivity survey results, the report provides valuable insights showcasing requirements and expectations surrounding the provision of connectivity as part of a manufacturing cellular connectivity deployment, from the use of eSIM and LPWAN to how private cellular networks are being deployed to support manufacturing. In addition, the report highlights the impact of macro technology trends on the manufacturing industry’s use of connectivity in the coming years.

The 34-page concise report provides forecasts for smart manufacturing cellular connections split by use case, and regional and country markets. In addition, readers will gain insight into the growth of manufacturing data usage and IoT connectivity revenues.

The PDF report provides market data at a global & regional level for the following metrics:

  • Number of manufacturing cellular connections
  • Manufacturing data volume
  • Airtime revenues from manufacturing cellular connectivity

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Clients with access to our Data Hub will receive full data, including regional and country-level data for all forecast metrics.

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2016 – 2022


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Report Authors

James Moar
Principal Analyst
Steffen Sorrell
Chief of Research
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