Consumer, cost, and stakeholder demands will continue to impact this industry that makes technological advancements on a seemingly daily basis. Consumer demand and growth expectations persist while the potential availability of long term spectrum has heightened the expectations of commercial and industrial consumers. The increase of Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) technologies necessitate ongoing ever-vigilant cybersecurity solutions.
New market entrants in the form of alternate products and services will continue to represent the Research and Development Arm, or Innovation Capability of this industry. These entities will take advantage of “crowdfunding” opportunities to enter, propagate and ensure the vitality of new products and services.
As IoT broadens and diversifies in scope, new ecosystems, value networks, and business models will result. This systemic change will yield additional opportunity for the nimble and flexible competitor.