Analysis of the African IoT Market: 2016

  • ID: 3984698
  • Report
  • Region: Africa
  • 65 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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Strategic Partnerships and Acquisitions Driving Growth

This study:

  • Performs an IoT value chain analysis (sensors/gateways, hardware devices, connectivity, platform, software application, service provision, cloud computing, data storage and analytics, device, network, and IT security)
  • Identifies and analyses market trends (technological developments, service utilisation across key industry verticals, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions) as well as regional trends (for Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa); also throws light on the growth opportunities across key industry horizontals and verticals
  • Provides a snapshot of IoT services utilization across a wide range of industry verticals (fleet management, agriculture, retail, energy, utility services, security and surveillance, banking and insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, smart cities, mining, and building and home automation)
  • Highlights growth opportunities for key suppliers in the IoT ecosystem such as telecommunications service providers, IT service providers, and sensors and hardware providers; it also throws light on growth opportunities across key industry horizontals and verticals
  • Provides a detailed analysis of the role of telecommunications service providers and its impact on the African IoT market Provides a detailed analysis of the strategic partnerships and mergers and acquisitions involving key local and international providers; the factors that drive these partnerships; and its potential impact on the providers
  • Compares the African IoT market trends with those found in developed markets; includes individual market analysis of each of the selected countries based on value chain and key verticals utilising services; highlights the key market drivers, restraints, and enablers for the IoT market in Africa; and highlights the evolution of providers’ roles in IoT and explains the IoT readiness index for each of the selected African countries
  • Discusses strategies and the competitive landscape and provides a growth analysis for IT service providers (Cisco, IBM, Microsoft, Dell EMC, etc.), telecommunications service providers (MTN, Vodacom, Telkom, Safaricom, etc.), and IoT vertical solutions providers (Ctrack, FastNet, etc.) pertaining to 2016; also provides a brief overview on the future of the African IoT market

Key Questions This Study Will Answer:

  • Where does Africa stand in terms of global IoT market trends?
  • Who are the key market participants in the IoT value chain?
  • What are the key strategic partnerships and mergers and acquisitions? What is the purpose of these partnerships and how are they impacting the growth strategy of service providers?
  • What are the key trends in the IoT market?
  • What are the growth opportunities across the key industry horizontals and verticals?
  • What is the role of telecommunications service providers in the IoT market and how are they looking to grow in the market?
  • What are the major drivers and restraints steering the African IoT market?
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1. Executive Summary
  • Key Findings 
2. IoT Market-An Overview
  • Research Scope
  • Research Aim and Objectives
  • What is IoT?
  • How Does IoT Work?
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain
  • IoT Connectivity Technologies   
3. Analysis of the African IoT Market
  • Key Global IoT Hot Spots and Emerging Geographies
  • IoT Trends-Developed IoT Markets Versus Africa
  • Shift in the Value Potential across the IoT Ecosystem
  • IoT Technology Road Map
  • IoT Business Benefits Value Chain
  • From ICT Convergence to Multi-industry Convergence
  • Evolution of Providers’ Roles in IoT
  • African IoT Market Analysis
  • Service Adoption across Key Industry Verticals
  • IoT Readiness Index
  • Key Market Drivers
  • Key Market Restraints
  • Key Enablers Required to Maximise the IoT Impact   
4. Kenya
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain Analysis
  • IoT Applications across Key Industry Verticals   
5. Nigeria
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain Analysis
  • IoT Applications across Key Industry Verticals   
6. South Africa
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain Analysis
  • IoT Applications across Key Industry Verticals   
7. IoT Growth Opportunities in Africa
  • Growth Opportunities for Key Suppliers in the IoT Ecosystem
  • Growth Opportunities across Key Industry Horizontals
  • Growth Opportunities across Key Industry Verticals   
8. Strategic
  • Strategic Partnerships-International Providers
  • Strategic Partnerships-Regional Providers   
9. Mergers and Acquisitions in Africa
  • Mergers and Acquisitions-International Providers
  • Mergers and Acquisitions-Regional Providers   
10. Role of African Telecommunications Providers in the IoT Market
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain-Positioning of Telecommunications Providers
  • IoT Service Provider Value Chain Analysis
  • Telecommunications Providers Competing to Capitalise on the Burgeoning IoT Market   
11. The Last Word
  • The Last Word-4 Big Predictions
  • Legal Disclaimer
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