Smart Cities: Analyzing the Opportunities & Threats for Telcos


Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Time: 10 am New York EDT/ 3 pm London BST

Despite all the hype over the Internet of Things, consumer-based IoT applications have not exactly captured the public’s imagination yet. But IoT is already making a notable impact in the smart buildings area as industrial applications begin to curry favor with both large cities and real estate developers. In this webinar, we will look at the opportunities that smart buildings and other smart cities infrastructure projects offer for telcos and the challenges they face in pursuing such industrial IoT deployments.


Alan Breznick – Cable/Video Practice Leader, Heavy Reading
Jim Nolan – Executive Vice President, InterDigital IoT Solutions
Sean Harrington – Vice President of City Solutions, Smart Communities & Venues, Verizon

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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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