In this market outlook we investigate, validate, qualify and size the 5G opportunity in Industrial Automation (IA), sometimes referred to as “the 4th Industrial Revolution” or “Industry 4.0”. Regardless of terminology, is the opportunity real? How big it is? When it will happen? How it will happen?” The report is based on detailed interviews with CSPs, 5G vendors, other industry players and industry organizations. We size the market, drill into various segments, and lay out the critical points that CSPs and 5G vendors must understand and address in order to succeed. We also discuss factors that will drive adoption in various sectors and geographies, providing guidance for how to successfully identify and target opportunities
THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
MARKET SIZE – INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATON
INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION: MARKET COMPLICATIONS
WHY TELECOMS SHOULD CARE ABOUT INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION?
UNDERSTANDING THE IA OPPORTUNITY FOR TELCO
WHY 5G FOR IA?
INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION: STRUCTURE, SEGMENTS AND ANALYSIS
A NEW ECOSYSTEM AND BUSINESS MODEL
KEY FINDINGS FROM INDUSTRY BRIEFINGS
APPLEDORE RESEARCH ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
APPLEDORE RESEARCH RECOMENDATIONS
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