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Embedded SIM Market By Form Factor (Removable and Embedded), By Application (Connected Cars, Laptops, Smartphones & Tablets, Wearables and M2M), By Industry Vertical (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Manufacturing, Retail and Transportation & Logistics) – Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2018 - 2026

Published: Feb 2019 | Report Code: 59561-02-19

Rapidly Growing Number of Connected Devices Worldwide to Spur the eSIM Market Worldwide

The eSIM market worldwide is expected to grow with a CAGR of 25.6% during the forecast period. Embedded SIM (eSIM) are the next generation SIM cards, directly embedded in a device such as smartphones, laptops, tablets, wearables and other mobile devices. Unlike conventional SIM cards, eSIM incorporate a reprogrammable chip; this allows the user to switch between networks over-the-air without any need for physically replacing the SIM card. Embedded SIM cards offer numerous benefits over conventional SIM cards including their rugged nature, small size, secure & interoperability, easier handling for mobile network operators (MNOs) and several others. The market growth is highly driven by the rapidly growing number of connected devices worldwide. Ericsson projects over 29 Bn connected devices by 2022, of which over 18 Bn devices will be related to IoT. Of these over 70% of the devices are expected to rely on cellular technology for communication. As a result, eSIM market holds immense potential for growth in the near future.

Market Synopsis

Embedded SIM Market

Rapidly Growing Number of Connected Devices to Ensure Dominance of Consumer Electronics Segment

In 2017, consumer electronics segment led the market with more than 1/4th of the total market size, in terms of value and volume. Consistent proliferation of consumer electronic devices including smartphones, laptops, tablets and wearables among others is the most prominent factor supporting the segment growth. Wearables are among the most promising applications of eSIM due to strict requirement of small size SIM card. Apple, Inc. is one of the first companies to embrace eSIM with an aim to add seamless connectivity to its Apple Watch Series 3 and 4. Apple’s iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are other products featuring eSIM. Subsequently, more number of consumer electronics & mobile devices manufacturers are expected to turn towards eSIM cards as an effort to provide seamless and convenient connectivity to their customers.

Embedded SIM Market

Consistent Design Improvement in Designs to Ensure a Competitive Market

Some of the prominent players operating in the eSIM market include STMicroelectronics N.V., Gemalto NV, Deutsche Telekom AG, NXP Semiconductors N.V., Infineon Technologies AG, Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Vodafone Plc., Idemia France SAS, Sierra Wireless, Inc. and NTT DOCOMO among others.

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Historical & Forecast Period

2016 – Historical Year

2017 – Base Year

2018-2026 – Forecast Period

This research report presents the analysis of each segment from 2016 to 2026 considering 2017 as the base year for the research. Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for each respective segments calculated for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Report Scope by Segments

The eSIM market report provides market size and estimates based on market dynamics and key trends observed in the industry. The report provides a holistic view of global eSIM market based on form factor, application, industry vertical and geography. Key segments covered in the report are as follows:

Form Factor Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • Removable (1FF, 2FF, 3FF, 4FF)
  • Embedded

Application Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • Connected Cars
  • Laptops
  • Smartphones & Tablets
  • Wearables
  • M2M

Industry Vertical Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Oil & Gas
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Transportation & Logistics

Geography Segment (2016–2026; US$ Mn)

  • North America
    • United States
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • Latin America

Embedded SIM Market

Key questions answered in this report

  • What was the market size of eSIM in 2017 and forecast up to 2026?
  • Which is the largest regional market for eSIM?
  • What are the major trends followed in overall eSIM across different regions?
  • Who are the key eSIM companies leading the market?
  • What are the key strategies adopted by the leading eSIM companies in market?

Unique data points of this report

  • Statistics on IoT, connected devices and smartphones sectors
  • Recent trends across different regions in terms of adoption of eSIM across different applications
  • Attractive investment proposition for form factor segment as well as geography
  • Comparative scenario for all the segments for years 2017 (actual) and 2026 (forecast)
  • Market size in terms of revenue and volume for eSIM

Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report Scope and Description
1.1.1 Study Purpose
1.1.2 Target Audience
1.1.3 USP and Key Offerings
1.2 Research Scope
1.3 Research Methodology
1.3.1 Phase I – Secondary Research
1.3.2 Phase II – Primary Research
1.3.3 Approach Adopted
1.3.4 Top-Down Approach
1.3.5 Bottom-Up Approach
1.3.6 Phase III – Expert Panel Review
1.3.7 Assumptions
1.4 Market Segmentation

Chapter 2 Executive Summary
2.1 Market Snapshot: Global Embedded SIM Market
2.1.1 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Form Factor, 2017 (US$ Mn)
2.1.2 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Application, 2017 (US$ Mn)
2.1.3 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Industry Vertical, 2017 (US$ Mn)
2.1.4 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Geography, 2017 (US$ Mn)

Chapter 3 Market Dynamics
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Market Dynamics
3.2.1 Market Drivers
3.2.1.1 Rapid Growth in IoT and Number Connected Devices
3.2.1.2 Superior Benefits and Consistent Design Improvement
3.2.2 Market Restraint
3.2.2.1 Privacy Concerns and Inconvenience for Smartphone Users
3.3 Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography, 2017
3.4 Market Positioning of Key Embedded SIM Vendors, 2017

Chapter 4 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Form Factor
4.1 Overview
4.1.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Value Share, by Form Factor, 2017 & 2026 (Value, %)
4.2 Removable (1FF, 2FF, 3FF, 4FF)
4.2.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Removable Module Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
4.3 Embedded
4.3.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Embedded Module Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)

Chapter 5 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Application
5.1 Overview
5.1.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Value Share, by Application, 2017 & 2026 (Value, %)
5.2 Connected Cars
5.2.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Connected Cars, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
5.3 Laptops
5.3.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Laptops, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
5.4 Smartphones & Tablets
5.4.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Smartphones & Tablets, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
5.5 Wearables
5.5.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Wearables, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
5.6 M2M
5.6.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from M2M, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)

Chapter 6 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Industry Vertical
6.1 Overview
6.1.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Value Share, by Industry Vertical, 2017 & 2026 (Value, %)
6.2 Consumer Electronics
6.2.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Consumer Electronics, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
6.3 Automotive
6.3.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Automotive, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
6.4 Oil & Gas
6.4.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Oil & Gas, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
6.5 Energy & Utilities
6.5.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Energy & Utilities, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
6.6 Manufacturing
6.6.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Manufacturing, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
6.7 Retail
6.7.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Retail, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
6.8 Transportation & Logistics
6.8.1 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Transportation & Logistics, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)

Chapter 7 North America Embedded SIM Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
7.1 Overview
7.2 North America Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
7.2.1 Market Analysis
7.3 North America Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
7.3.1 Market Analysis
7.4 North America Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
7.4.1 Market Analysis
7.5 North America Embedded SIM Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
7.5.1 Market Analysis
7.5.2 U.S.
7.5.3 Rest of North America

Chapter 8 Europe Embedded SIM Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
8.1 Overview
8.2 Europe Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
8.2.1 Market Analysis
8.3 Europe Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
8.3.1 Market Analysis
8.4 Europe Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
8.4.1 Market Analysis
8.5 Europe Embedded SIM Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
8.5.1 Market Analysis
8.5.2 U.K.
8.5.3 Germany
8.5.4 France
8.5.5 Rest of Europe

Chapter 9 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
9.1 Overview
9.2 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
9.2.1 Market Analysis
9.3 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
9.3.1 Market Analysis
9.4 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
9.4.1 Market Analysis
9.5 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
9.5.1 Market Analysis
9.5.2 China
9.5.3 Japan
9.5.4 India
9.5.5 Rest of Asia Pacific

Chapter 10 Rest of the World (RoW) Embedded SIM Market Analysis, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
10.1 Overview
10.2 RoW Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
10.2.1 Market Analysis
10.3 RoW Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
10.3.1 Market Analysis
10.4 RoW Embedded SIM Market Analysis, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
10.4.1 Market Analysis
10.5 RoW Embedded SIM Market, by Region (US$ Mn) (Units)
10.5.1 Market Analysis
10.5.2 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
10.5.3 Latin America

Chapter 11 Company Profiles
11.1 Deutsche Telekom AG
11.2 Gemalto NV
11.3 Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
11.4 Idemia France SAS
11.5 Infineon Technologies AG
11.6 NTT DOCOMO
11.7 NXP Semiconductors N.V.
11.8 Sierra Wireless, Inc.
11.9 STMicroelectronics N.V.
11.10 Vodafone Plc.

FIG. 1 Global Embedded SIM Market: Research Methodology
FIG. 2 Market Size Estimation – Top Down & Bottom up Approach
FIG. 3 Global Embedded SIM Market Segmentation
FIG. 4 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Form Factor, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 5 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Application, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 6 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Industry Vertical, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 7 Global Embedded SIM Market, by Geography, 2017 (US$ Mn)
FIG. 8 Attractive Investment Proposition, by Geography, 2017
FIG. 9 Market Positioning of Key Embedded SIM Vendors, 2017
FIG. 10 Global Embedded SIM Market Value Share, by Form Factor, 2017 & 2026 (Value, %)
FIG. 11 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Removable Module Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 12 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Embedded Module Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 13 Global Embedded SIM Market Value Share, by Application, 2017 & 2026 (Value, %)
FIG. 14 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Connected Cars, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 15 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Laptops, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 16 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Smartphones & Tablets, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 17 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Wearables, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 18 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from M2M, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 19 Global Embedded SIM Market Value Share, by Industry Vertical, 2017 & 2026 (Value, %)
FIG. 20 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Consumer Electronics, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 21 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Automotive, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 22 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Oil & Gas, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 23 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Energy & Utilities, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 24 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Manufacturing, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 25 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Retail, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)
FIG. 26 Global Embedded SIM Market Size from Transportation & Logistics, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn) (Units)

TABLE 1 Market Snapshot: Global Embedded SIM Market Size
TABLE 2 North America Embedded SIM Market Value, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 3 North America Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 4 North America Embedded SIM Market Value, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 5 North America Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 6 North America Embedded SIM Market Value, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 7 North America Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 8 North America Embedded SIM Market Value, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 9 North America Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 10 Europe Embedded SIM Market Value, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 11 Europe Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 12 Europe Embedded SIM Market Value, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 13 Europe Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 14 Europe Embedded SIM Market Value, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 15 Europe Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 16 Europe Embedded SIM Market Value, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 17 Europe Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 18 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Value, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 19 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 20 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Value, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 21 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 22 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Value, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 23 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 24 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Value, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 25 Asia Pacific Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Country, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 26 RoW Embedded SIM Market Value, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 27 RoW Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Form Factor, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 28 RoW Embedded SIM Market Value, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 29 RoW Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Application, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 30 RoW Embedded SIM Market Value, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 31 RoW Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Industry Vertical, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 32 RoW Embedded SIM Market Value, by Region, 2016 – 2026 (US$ Mn)
TABLE 33 RoW Embedded SIM Market Volume, by Region, 2016 – 2026 (Units)
TABLE 34 Deutsche Telekom AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 35 Gemalto NV: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 36 Giesecke & Devrient GmbH: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 37 Idemia France SAS: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 38 Infineon Technologies AG: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 39 NTT DOCOMO: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 40 NXP Semiconductors N.V.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 41 Sierra Wireless, Inc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 42 STMicroelectronics N.V.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)
TABLE 43 Vodafone Plc.: Company Snapshot (Business Description; Product Portfolio; Financial Information; Business Overview and Recent Development)

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