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Connected Cars: Fleet Opportunities for MNOs

  • ID: 4200558
  • Report
  • April 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 32 Pages
  • Mobile Market Development Ltd (Wireless Profit)
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  • Accenture
  • Daimler
  • Fleet Complete
  • GM
  • Liberty Global
  • StarHub
  • MORE

Connected services, such as diagnostics, fleet management, tracking and tracing, and navigation services, have been available in the commercial and public service vehicle markets for some years, and adoption of relevant applications has been widespread. With faster mobile internet access and new wireless connectivity solutions becoming more available, these applications are being developed further, and many new opportunities are emerging in these markets.

Most new vehicles on the road in developed markets now have some connectivity enabled, and many vehicle OEMs have announced plans to have autonomous vehicles on the road by the early 2020s. Although totally autonomous trucks are still some way off, successful trials have been conducted on the public highway, and various degrees of connectivity and autonomy are widely available. 

Transport authorities and governments are supporting developments in connected trucks alongside smart highway applications because connected vehicles of all sorts can increase safety and improve energy efficiency, as well as optimise journey times and fuel consumption. 

Because this market relies on connectivity, there are many substantial opportunities for MNOs if key partnerships between vehicle OEMs, MNOs and technology companies can be established. Major MNOs such as Vodafone and Verizon have been investing in the connected vehicle market for at least the past fifteen years, but the opportunities are large and various and all operators should be looking at the possibilities that these markets provide.

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  • Accenture
  • Daimler
  • Fleet Complete
  • GM
  • Liberty Global
  • StarHub
  • MORE

1 Overview

2 Introduction
2.1 Background to the Report
2.2 Report Content
2.3 Currency and Conversions
2.4 Further Questions and Feedback
3 Connected & Autonomous Fleets
3.1 The Commercial Fleet Market
3.2 Market Size
3.3 Developments in the Connected Market
3.4 Issues Facing Commercial Fleets
3.5 Enabling Technologies
3.5.1 4G/5G
3.5.2 LTE-M
3.5.3 LTE-V
3.5.4 Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT)
3.5.5 LTE eMBMS
3.6 GSMA Embedded SIM Specification
3.7 DSRC
3.8 Mesh Networks
4 Key Applications & Services
4.1 Location-Based Services
4.2 Connected Fleet Management Services
4.2.1 Vehicle Diagnostics
4.2.2 Mobile-based Freight Brokerage
4.2.3 Conformance Applications
4.2.4 Payments
4.2.5 Safety Features

5 Future Developments
5.1 Autonomous Vehicles
5.1.1 The First Autonomous Trucks
5.1.2 Remote Control
5.2 Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS)
5.2.1 Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS)
6 MNO Interests in the Connected Fleet Market
6.1 Vodafone
6.2 Deutsche Telekom
6.2.1 T-Mobile Austria
6.3 AT&T Wireless
6.4 Verizon Telematics
6.4.1 Acquisitions
6.4.2 Partnerships
6.4.3 Service Offerings

7 Key Findings

8 Recommendations

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  • AT&T
  • Accenture
  • Amdocs
  • Cisco
  • Cobra Automotive Technologies
  • Daimler
  • Delgro Bus
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Ericsson
  • Fleet Complete
  • Fleetmatics
  • Ford
  • GE Capital
  • GM
  • GSMA
  • Intel
  • Jasper Technologies
  • Liberty Global
  • Nissan
  • Orange
  • Sprint Nextel
  • StarHub
  • Telogis
  • Towers Watson
  • Veniam
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone
  • Zubie
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