Orange Business is rated "Very Strong" in GlobalData "Product Assessment Report - Global Industrial IoT Services"

Date: 22 November 2019
Analyst: John Marcus


Orange has a very strong, comprehensive, end-to-end approach to IoT, with platforms, analytics, app development and systems integration resources. With diverse access options, it has connected millions of objects, including a large LoRa user base.


Valerie Cussac
Valerie Cussac
EVP Smart Mobility Services, Orange Business

"We are very pleased to be positioned once again as 'Very strong' in the GlobalData: Global Industrial IoT Services Product Assessment. It is an achievement that we are very proud of here at Orange Business, where we commit to supporting our customers throughout their digital journeys and to continuously innovating and improving our services to them. This recognizes our capabilities to offer a comprehensive end-to-end IoT approach, combining our best-in-class connectivity portfolio together with solutions we have built in our key IoT Verticals of Connected Cars & Products, Industry 4.0 and Smart Cities and Buildings. We have a number of important partnerships that have contributed to our success and play a vital role in some of our solutions. As a key market leader, we continue to innovate and improve our services to keep offering the most cutting-edge solutions to our customer base."


GlobalData Product Assessment Report - Global Industrial IoT Services November 2019

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Very Strong and Above Product Class Average in Overall, Value Services, Vertical Markets, Application Development, Partnerships and Connectivity

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Key strengths

  • Comprehensive portfolio: Orange Datavenue offers a comprehensive set of building blocks for IoT, with connectivity management, object integration, data and app platforms, partner solutions, and professional services. 2018 partnerships with Microsoft and Siemens fleshed out application development options while acquisition of Business and Decision expanded data correlation and analytics
  • Technical resources: Orange has a growing set of app developers, analytics experts, R&D engineers, and regional resources, with over 2,400 employees dedicated to IoT and data analysis (of whom, 700 are identified as IoT experts). In addition, Live Objects is a platform allowing businesses to design and implement IoT projects by connecting objects and machines, extracting data from connected objects, presenting the data, and transforming it into relevant information
  • Wide-ranging connectivity: Orange has a mobile network in 29 countries, global MPLS connectivity, 500+ roaming agreements, Wi-Fi, satellite, radio/mesh networks, and a LoRa network in France covering 95% of the population. It has both LTE-M and NB-IoT in Belgium, with LTE-M in six countries. Future plans are to extend LTE-M in Europe, U.S. and Japan in H2 2019 and launch 5G in 2020
  • Strong growth: The Orange IoT business has grown to 18.8 million connections (in 35 countries), a growth rate of 26% since 2014. Connections are split into automotive/transport (45%), smart cities and territories (34%), industry/manufacturing (10%), and daily life/healthcare (11%)

Customer use case

Mobileye is using Orange Business IoT connectivity to enhance vehicle and driver safety, lower accident rates and insurance premiums, and to collect infrastructure and dynamic data for smarter cities.

Mobileye® is revolutionizing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and is a leader in the development of autonomous vehicle technology, as well as pioneering a market for smart insights geared toward cities, utilities and fleets. The Orange Business global IoT network is key to providing connectivity and data collection capabilities to empower the management of smart city assets, corporate fleets and ride sharing on a large scale. This connectivity will enable us to push over-the-air software updates to vehicles, adding new safety features and improving existing functionality.

Lior Sethon, VP and Deputy GM, Intelligent Mobility Solutions, Mobileye


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The Mobileye® story

Mobileye is using Orange Business IoT connectivity to enhance vehicle and driver safety, lower accident rates and insurance premiums, and to collect infrastructure and dynamic data for smarter cities.

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