skip to main content
Close Icon We use cookies to improve your website experience.  To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.  By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.
Global Search Configuration

Introduction

The take up of smart devices will continue to grow throughout 2019, but capitalizing on that growth remains a conundrum for service providers.

Highlights

  • Smart speakers will push home automation into new households.
  • Vendors will increase product and pricing innovation.
  • Service providers will work with partners to expand outside of their core expertise.

Features and Benefits

  • Reveals four key trends that will shape the smart home market in 2019.
  • Provides strategic recommendations for service providers and equipment vendors.

Key questions answered

  • What are going to be the key trends in smart home in 2019?
  • What will change in the service provider market around smart home?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages

Recommendations

  • Recommendations for service providers and platforms
  • Recommendations for technology vendors

Smart speakers will become the central smart home device

  • Smart speakers will lead the smart home device category
  • Smart speakers increasingly will not mean smart home
  • Smart speakers will focus on becoming more useful

Vendors will increase levels of innovation

  • Unmet demand for smart home remains high
  • Greater innovation in design and pricing is required

Service providers will expand their smart home portfolio

  • Telcos will start to step outside of their comfort zone
  • A greater focus on smart home devices

Vendors will move beyond just selling devices

  • Vendors will increase their service offerings

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

Recommended Articles

  • Internet of Things

    IoT Viewpoints 2018

    IoT Viewpoints explore the IoT opportunity in 2018 and beyond. Download our latest e-book to get our newest collection of thought leadership articles on the emerging IoT trends, technologies and opportunities.

    Topics IoT

  • Consumer & Entertainment Services

    2019 Trends to Watch

    AI is an undoubted work in progress. Feeling the impact of AI – from its early days at the dawn of the modern computer, through today and its integration into devices, apps, and the networks that connect them and that we use every day – has been a long time coming.

    Topics 5G AI Smart home IoT Video

  • Consumer & Entertainment Services

    Telco loyalty programs are about more than improving churn

    ByNicole McCormick 07 Mar 2018

    Loyalty programs have long been held as key to indirect monetization for the communications service provider. Upcoming research from Ovum has verified that notion – loyalty schemes improve Net Promoter Scores (NPS – a measure of brand perception) and can help improve churn. They can also lead to net additions growth and can even earn revenues for the operator.

;

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700


Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8935

Email us at ClientServices@ovum.com

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Call us at +44 788 597 5160 or email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - 
marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now