M2M applications are part of Nokia's vision of a Mobile Information Society (MIS). Nokia sees M2M communications as an integral part of the mobile information society - where corporate solutions and applications move to wireless technologies to increase efficiency and guarantee a competitive edge. M2M can be seen as the supply entity of information creation. M2M communications are at the beginning of the S curve at the moment and volumes are expected to grow rapidly. Nokia is in excellent position to offer communications Platform in this emerging market thus further strengthening position as market leader in wireless communications.
Nokia is offering a complete, scalable and reliable end-to-end wireless solution to the M2M markets, where minimising the cost of application development, operation and maintenance is essential. The Platform is based on open, standardised technologies and interfaces, easy service upgradeability and technology introduction, which makes application development effective and lessens the risks in the development project.