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Vodafone positioned as a leader by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services, Worldwide, for the fifth consecutive year

19 December 2018

Vodafone is positioned highest a​nd furthest for its ability to execute and completeness of vision, respectively, in the Leaders quadrant.

Vodafone has been named by Gartner as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services, Worldwide for a fifth consecutive year. It is positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant.

“We believe Gartner’s placing of Vodafone in the Leaders quadrant for a record fifth consecutive year recognises our exceptional progress in IoT, as well as our strong position in the market as a thought leader and innovator.,” said Vodafone’s IoT director, Stefano Gastaut. “We feel that continuous development of our IoT capabilities and expansion into new technologies such as NB-IoT ensure that more customers are able to realise the maximum benefit from the Internet of Things.”

The latest Vodafone IoT Barometer Report  shows that IoT projects are getting bigger with the number of large scale projects doubling in the last year and 61% of all companies agreeing that digital transformation is impossible without IoT.

Gastaut continued: “The Internet of Things landscape is becoming more competitive and we are delighted to have retained our position as a Leader in this report.  IoT is already transforming lives and businesses around the world. As leaders in this field we are excited to take our customers with us on our journey towards an even more exciting future. According to our Barometer report 79% of adopters are saying that IoT will have an enormous impact on the whole economy in the next four years.”

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About Vodafone

Vodafone Group is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 25 countries, partners with mobile networks in 44 more, and fixed broadband operations in 18 markets. As of 30 September 2018, Vodafone Group had 531.9 million mobile customers and 20.4 million fixed broadband customers, including all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates. For more information, please visit:

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Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services, Worldwide by Pablo Arriandiaga, Eric Goodness, Leif-Olof Wallin, Cindy Madsen, Toni Nyren, Jonathan Davenport, Godfrey Chua Published: 3 December, 2018

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