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What will be the defining telecoms trend in 2018?

  • 5G (34%, 182 Votes)
  • IoT (17%, 90 Votes)
  • Unlimited data plans (10%, 54 Votes)
  • Massive M&A (8%, 45 Votes)
  • Huawei (8%, 43 Votes)
  • Ultra-fast broadband (8%, 42 Votes)
  • Big data (6%, 33 Votes)
  • Spectrum (4%, 22 Votes)
  • Voice UI (4%, 19 Votes)
  • AR (1%, 9 Votes)

Total Voters: 539

How have open source groups influenced the development of virtualization in telecoms?

  • They have been essential to the process and it would have failed without them (36%, 77 Votes)
  • They have been positive and helped move things along (31%, 66 Votes)
  • They are just one part of the mix - neither positive nor negative (20%, 43 Votes)
  • They are a drain on resources and actively hinder the process (7%, 15 Votes)
  • It's not always clear what value they add and should be less involved (6%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 213

Can Samsung compete against the likes of AWS and Google in the AI game?

  • Maybe - the segment is waiting for another disruption (50%, 2 Votes)
  • No - since when is Samsung a software player? (50%, 2 Votes)
  • Yes - Samsung has shown it can be innovative (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 4

After MWC 2017 do you feel more or less confident about the state of play in the telco industry?

  • There's an identity crisis (40%, 33 Votes)
  • I think I see where the industry is heading (24%, 20 Votes)
  • Telco's are doomed (21%, 17 Votes)
  • Full of confindence (15%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 82

What did you feel was the biggest talking point to come out of MWC 2017?

  • Still miles away from 5G (27%, 39 Votes)
  • The telcos are still struggling (21%, 30 Votes)
  • 5G is almost there (17%, 24 Votes)
  • IoT has matured (13%, 18 Votes)
  • IoT will not deliver the promised revenues (9%, 13 Votes)
  • VR is WTF (6%, 8 Votes)
  • Data analytics still hasn't been addressed (5%, 7 Votes)
  • VR is OMFG (3%, 5 Votes)
  • The telcos have found their place (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 144


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What will be the defining telecoms trend in 2018?

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