Responses are still rolling in for the industry survey we're doing in advance of Light Reading's upcoming Big Telecom Event in Chicago (June 17-18, in case you didn't get the memo). We'll be sharing the highlights with attendees (you are invited, of course) and with survey-takers after the show.
Results so far are showing some clear and compelling thought trends. In an earlier post, I pointed out that most respondents see OTT traffic and services as a bigger threat than network overbuilders such as Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) to telecom network operators. That perception continues to hold up as more responses come in. (See Who’s Afraid of OTT? )
Another noteworthy trend in the responses relates to where industry professionals see the best chance of long-term growth for network operators. Results so far point strongly to...
Oh, wait. It's too early to tip our hand on this result. If you want to find out where your colleagues and competitors see their growth coming from, you'll just have to take the survey, which you can find here:
Or, even better, you can join us at BTE in Chicago on June 17-18 to get the first word on all this. Or even more better, you can do both.
— Dennis Mendyk, Managing Director, Heavy Reading
Check out the agenda for Light Reading's Big Telecom Event (BTE), which will take place on June 17 and 18 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. The event combines the educational power of interactive conference sessions devised and hosted by Heavy Reading's experienced industry analysts with multi-vendor interoperability and proof-of-concept networking and application showcases. For more on the event, the topics, and the stellar service provider speaker lineup, see Telecommunication Luminaries to Discuss the Hottest Industry Trends at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event in June.