"The smart home market is highly competitive but represents a large and attractive opportunity for CSPs that can exploit their inherent operational advantages."
The smart home market is attractive for communications service providers (CSPs), but highly competitive - many types of players (original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), utility companies, retailers, home security companies and others) are trying to capture value from the opportunity. This report identifies the unique capabilities that CSPs can bring to the smart home market, and what their strongest motivations are for pursuing this opportunity.
- assesses the smart home market opportunity and whether it is significant enough for CSPs to get involved
- analyses the advantages that CSPs have over other types of players in the smart home market that may lend them a competitive advantage
- outlines the emerging business models for CSPs, and possible new use cases and business models.
THE SMART HOME OPPORTUNITY
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Morgan Mullooly (Analyst) contributes to Analysys Mason's Digital Economy practice. He is co-leader of Analysys Mason's IoT and M2M Solutions programme. He provides clients with market intelligence and competitive analysis; data analysis; forecasting, modelling and market sizing; and service provider benchmarking. He is a respected voice on M2M and IoT matters and a sought-after speaker at industry events. Morgan is based in our Dublin office, but works for clients worldwide. He has a Master's degree in Philosophy and Public Policy from the London School of Economics.