|Global Smart Water Meter Market, Forecast to 2026|
|Revenue Incentives and High Demand for Smart Control & Management Drive the Market|
Water stress is a major cause of concern across the globe. Optimal water resource management, reducing leaks, and achieving lower non-revenue water (NRW) are the key challenges faced by utilities or entities managing water allocation. One of the key initiatives to promote water conservation across the globe is the installation of smart water meters. Smart water meters conserve water by monitoring usage and detecting leaks. Additionally, its billing transparency and efficiency helps to effectively address NRW.
The global smart water meter study estimates the revenue in 2017 to be $1.1 billion and the unit shipment, 12.5 million. Frost & Sullivan has presented a breakdown of unit shipment and revenue forecasts for the following regions: North America, South America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific (ex. China), and China. The study also analyses regional hotspots, drivers, restraints, and prominent players, along with their market share in each region. Further, it presents the details of upcoming LPWAN technologies and its impact across regions, and the new business models being aggressively pursued by leading players to enhance their prominence in a highly fragmented and price-sensitive market.
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