Infographic: 68% think the telcos have missed the smart home boat

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After the launch of Google Home in the UK, the Smart Home is starting to become a commercial reality, but can the operators recoup lost fortunes through this IoT segment?

How big an opportunity for telco diversification is the Smart Home segment? Have Amazon and Google stolen a march on the industry?

Find out below…

The data is the result of snap polls included in our news articles and social media accounts. Check out the results below. If you have any insightful, shocking or fun data which you think is infographic-worthy, feel free to drop a quick email to

Smart Home Infographic


  • TechXLR8

  • AI & Machine Learning World

  • Mobile Networks / IoT and M2M

  • Smart IoT

  • Internet of Things World Europe


  1. Julio Laker 03/04/2017 @ 9:04 am

    How can you make such a bold claim off the back of such paltry numbers? The poll hasn’t even got 60 respondents. It’s also now down to 66%.

    • Jamie Davies Jamie Davies 03/04/2017 @ 10:56 am

      Hi Julio,

      The infographic represents snap polls from articles and our social media sites. We don’t claim to be an exhaustive representation of the industry, just a snapshot of what a proportion of our readers think.


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With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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