China expects 10.25 b IoT connections b y 2026: Report


China’s Internet of Things (IoT) sector is expected to log strong expansion in the coming years, and the country’s number of IoT connections will be near 10.25 billion by 2026, according to an industry report.

The consumption sector will take the lion’s share of these connections, with the smart home and wearable devices fields continuing to be the major growth drivers, says the report from global market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).

IDC also forecasts a double-digit expansion of IoT connections in the healthcare and education industries in the coming years.—APP