North American wireless M2M to reach 22.6 mln units in 2011

The North American wireless M2M market is in a transitional stage where analogue wireless technologies disappear at the same time as the growth for digital wireless M2M is accelerating. Berg Insight estimates that shipments of cellular and satellite wireless M2M devices in North America reached a record level of 5.3 mln units in 2006. Growing at a compound average annual growth rate of 27.3%, the market size is expected to reach 22.6 mln units by 2011, Berg Insight says.