Connected things to grow 30% in 2016 to 6.4 bln

Tuesday 10 November 2015 | 13:32 CET | News
A total of 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020, according to a forecast by Gartner. In 2016, 5.5 million new things will get connected every day. Researchers estimate that the Internet of Things (IoT) will support total services spending of USD 235 billion in 2016, up 22 percent from 2015. Services are dominated by the professional category in which businesses contract with external providers in order to design, install and operate IoT systems. However, connectivity services (through communications service

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