Share of M2M lines in Japan 2016, by purpose

Distribution of domestic machine-to-machine (M2M) lines in Japan as of March 2016, by purpose

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Release date

April 2017



Survey time period

March 2016; the Japanese fiscal year starts on April 1 of the stated year and ends on March 31 of the following year

Special properties

figures are based on accumulated amount

Supplementary notes

Targets were domestic and overseas IT businesses, SIers, telecommunication businesses (carriers,) MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operators,) platform vendors, and user companies.

Accumulated share of M2M lines is categorized by the following categories:
Energy: Smart meters, HEMS (Home Energy Management System), BEMS, smart grid, EV/PHV charging, air conditioning control, etc.
Facilities and Surveillance of Equipment: Industrial remote surveillance/controlling at factories, heavy machinery/construction machines, elevators, vending machines, etc.
Logistics and Distribution: payment, temperature management within shops/warehouses, vehicle tracking, energy monitoring at stores, security systems for stores, and digital marketing, etc.
Automobiles: Telematics/connected cars, vehicle maintenance, car sharing, etc.
Others: Environmental measurement including rivers/volcanoes, surveillance of infrastructure including bridges/streets/large-scale constructions, surveillance for disaster prevention, home security, MFP (multifunction peripherals), healthcare services (health monitoring), watching services for elderly and pets, etc.

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