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IoT to overtake mobiles by 2018: Report

Between 2015 and 2021, number of IoT connected devices expected to grow 23% annually

BS Reporter  |  Pune 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake mobile phones as the largest category of connected device by 2018, according to the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. Between 2015 and 2021, the number of IoT connected devices is expected to grow 23 per cent annually, of which cellular IoT is forecast to have the highest growth rate. Of the 28 billion total devices that will be connected by 2021, nearly 16 bn will be IoT devices. Western Europe will lead the way in adding IoT connections. The number of IoT devices in this market is projected to grow 400 per cent by 2021. ...

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First Published: Thu, June 02 2016. 00:12 IST
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