Beecham Research Wins Worldwide Satellite M2M Study Contract
March 5, 2010 | Staff Writer

Machine-to-machine (M2M) industry analyst and consulting firm Beecham Research has been awarded a 200,000 euro contract ($275,000) by the European Space Agency (ESA) to conduct a study of the worldwide satellite M2M market, Beecham announced March 1.
The study will assess both the current market for satellite M2M services and the opportunities for market development through new technology initiatives.
Astrium will serve as a subcontract to provide input on satellite technology trends and on commercial application opportunities. “Satellite M2M is just at the beginning of what promises to be a huge growth market,” Jean-Marc Villevieille, Astrium’s head of technologies and business alliances, said in a statement.