Global telecom industry priority investment areas 2019

This statistic shows the investment areas that are likely to be a company priority for telecommunications industry professionals worldwide in 2019. 51 percent of the survey respondents said that the Internet of Things (IoT) is likely to be one priority investment area for their company in 2019.

Which of the following are likely to be priority investment areas for your company in 2019?

Share of respondents
Internet of Things (IoT)51%
Cloud infrastructure and services45%
Big data / analytics (BDA)42%
Artificial intelligence35%
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)32%
Software Defined Networking (SDN)30%
Broadband access technologies (e.g. ultrabroadband)29%
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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,500 respondents

Special properties

Telecom industry professionals

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