IoT Connections To Reach 83 Billion By 2024: Study

The total number of Internet of Things connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, according to a new study by Juniper Research.

That would be an increase from 35 billion connections this year with 130% growth projected over the next four years.

Retail, manufacturing and agriculture are expected to account for the majority (70%) of IoT connections by 2024.

The number of industrial IoT units in service is projected to grow 180% over the next four years.

“IoT platforms must ensure that the security processes can scale alongside this network growth, stated research co-author Sam Barker.

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