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Amazon, Telecoms Build-out Water Strategies

Last month Amazon.com, Inc. launched Amazon Sidewalk, a low bandwidth network that bridges the firm’s growing footprint of smart home devices (e.g., Echo, Ring, Tile).... »

19 Jul 2021

Top Companies in Water: Financial Signals and Market Trends, Q2 2021

COVID-19’s global impacts continue to affect company revenues and strategies that include unforeseen changes across select verticals. The results of the drastic changes, both positive and negative,... »

Connecting Water Infrastructure: Telecom Company Strategies in the Global Digital Water Market

The Internet of Things is giving rise to a new group of influential companies in water: telecommunications firms. By providing the essential rails for data transmissions and connectivity, telecom players are well-positioned to leverage ... »

Vendors Place Big Bets on SaaS, Cloud Computing to Accelerate Digital Water Growth

A key factor driving the rapid growth of the global digital water market is the mainstream adoption of cloud computing, as well as new business models enabled by cloud technology. Though cloud- and SaaS-based ... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q1 2021

The global digital water market has reached a turning point in the COVID-19 crisis. Digital water project activity remains depressed, with total project announcements in 2020 falling 4.3% relative to 2019... »

Top Companies in Water: COVID-19 Impacts, Financial Signals, and Market Trends

Bluefield Research monitors the trends and signals associated with financial reports of publicly traded companies with positions in water. By zeroing-in on approximately 40 companies across the water value chain... »

Badger Meter Moves Upstream with s::can

On 3 November 2020, Badger Meter, a U.S.-based provider of water utility metering solutions, announced its acquisition of s::can GmbH for €27.0 million (US$31.7 million) in an all-cash deal.... »

Facing Consumer Market Headwinds, Smart Home Water Vendors Seek Growth through Partnerships

On 27 October 2020, U.S. residential plumbing manufacturer Moen Incorporated announced a strategic partnership with U.S. homebuilder Lennar Corporation to deploy smart home water management & leak detection ... »

17 Nov 2020

Competitive Trends in the Digital Water Market

Bluefield’s water experts recently presented their analysis on the global competitive landscape for digital water solutions, with a focus on the leading players and their strategic positions within the sector.... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, Q3 2020

After seeing record growth in the first quarter of 2020, the global digital water market felt the full force of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic downturn in Q2 2020.... »

16 Jun 2020
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Global Investment Trends and Opportunities in Water

This webcast presented by Bluefield’s team addresses how will opportunities in the market shift post-COVID shock? Bluefield’s Insight Service clients receive full access to the... »

Water Industry 4.0: U.S. & Canada Digital Water Market Forecast, 2019-2030

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the market for digital water, wastewater, and stormwater management solutions in the U.S. & Canada municipal water industry.... »

Fathom’s Fall Undercuts Strides in Digital Water

On 9 November 2019, the City of Copperas Cove, Texas received an email notification from Fathom, its digital water solutions provider, that it will be going out of business, effective immediately.... »

5G on Digital Water Horizon as Sun Sets on 2G, 3G

On 31 December 2019, U.S. cellular carrier Verizon Wireless will sunset its national 2G and 3G networks to free up bandwidth for its nascent 5G network. Verizon will cease to support its 2G and 3G network infrastructure... »

Digital Water: Key Trends, Project Activity, and Market Outlook, 2018 Year in Review

Overall, 2018 was a strong year for digital water, with growing interest among municipal water utilities seeking to engage in data-driven technologies and solutions. This quarterly insight highlights key trends in policy, project development, M&A, and venture funding activity in digital water, globally. ... »

18 Oct 2018

Venture and Growth Capital: Transactions & Trends in Digital Water, 2009-2018

Venture capital continues to emerge as a key financing mechanism to accelerate growth, particularly as academic spin-offs and new market entrants seek to scale in a mature water sector. In recent year... »

Comcast, Telecoms Fortifying Positions Across Water IoT Battleground

On 12 June 2018, Comcast Corporation and U.S.-based meter company Neptune Technology Group unveiled a joint advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for municipal water utilities. This is one o... »

Xylem Smart Water Strategy Breakdown: The Creation of a Market Leading Portfolio

Xylem eyes nascent developments around smart infrastructure and data analytics as key catalysts for future growth opportunities in water. Since 2015, Xylem has made a series of strategic acquisitions in smart water, recasting itself as a diversified water infrastructure technology and services company.... »



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