Top 20 Telecom Technology Solution Companies - 2019

The massive influx of mobile, digital, and wireless technologies is thrusting major improvements in the telecom industry. Spurred by these technology developments, there is an exponential growth in online multimedia consumption, urging telecom service providers to improve data transmission speed. As the buzz around 5G communications grows louder, cellular service providers are rapidly developing their infrastructure for the disruption ahead. The impending implementation of 5G services in the market by the end of this year will transform content creators and other multimedia sources venturing into 4k and 8k feeds through streaming services.

Interestingly, the spurge of IoT platforms is leading to broader integration between mobile devices, cars, smart-wearable devices, and home appliances. Besides, blockchain will enable secure and decentralized data distribution while monetary transfers remain unhindered between consumers and content providers. In this scenario, telecom solution providers have a crucial role to play in transitioning legacy telecom systems to enable advanced, unified communications. The telecom field services companies are shifting toward smart services with live monitoring and status updates through every step of their services and support.

To help CIOs navigate the vast telecom solution providers arena, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs and VCs, industry analysts and the editorial board of CIOReview narrowed the 20 most promising technology solution providers for telecom industry that exhibit competence in delivering solutions for the new era of digital media and communication.

We present to you CIOReview’s “20 Most Promising Technology Solution Providers for Telecom Industry – 2019”.

Top Telecom Technology Solution Companies

With three decades of experience in manufacturing, engineering, and the installation of fiber optic infrastructure solutions, AFL enables high-speed voice, video, and data services for customers in industries such as telecommunications, hyperscale data centers, medical, broadcast, and more. When working with their customers, AFL participates in the actual network design, the full sourcing of all products, the installation and post network turn-up and acceptance. Being designers, installers, and users of the product themselves, the company has been exceptional in driving better product design and innovation for their customers

A leading provider of radio frequency (RF) planning and optimization tools, value-added consulting, engineering and training services to the wireless industry. CelPlan has performed the design, optimization, and expansion of large and small networks throughout the world. The firm has participated in several 4G-related projects (LTE or WiMAX), including RF planning & optimization, RFP creation & response assessments, network modeling, network audits, migration planning, network deployments, project management, and technology transfer programs, to name a few

Provides scalable, user friendly and intelligent security solutions for telecom providers to enable them to comply with the legal mandates. G2K Lab’s state-of-the-art intelligent security solutions help companies solve nationwide communications and security issues. With its engineering expertise in the telecom space, G2K Labs enables telephone operators in the U.S. to comply with government regulations such as CALEA to facilitate electronic surveillance of domestic telephones and Internet traffic. The firm offers a proven compliance solution for Lawful Interception that enables carriers to comply with the legal mandates

ITRS Group, with its solutions and services, brings to the table an amalgamation of different monitoring tools to manage and assess the operations of its clients. The company has three distinctive offerings; the foremost among them is the readily accessible, flexible and scalable ITRS OP5 Monitor. This solution can be easily integrated into the clients’ IT environment to help monitor networks, servers, and storage. It can handle huge amounts of data over an easy to use interface. Its robustness makes it even easier for IT departments to have better control over devices and orchestrate IT operations

A telecommunications networking equipment provider, Sagent is renowned in the industry for its technology maintenance services, which span the equipment lifecycle and help network operators manage their infrastructure. The company provides efficient, integrated network solutions with its full suite of services across the equipment lifecycle. Sagent's focus is on delivering measurable cost-savings to the market and helping companies find and address hidden costs and opportunities through its data analytics capabilities so they get the most value from their network investments. With robust data analytics and business intelligence reporting capability, Sagent delivers actionable data on network trends to demonstrate where clients can improve operations, save money, and spend their capital more efficiently

Accedian

Accedian

A leading IT service provider, Accedian delivers exceptional end-to-end network and application performance visibility, for control over the best possible user experience. In addition it provides visibility across network services and application chains—spanning virtualized, cloud, software-defined, and physical infrastructure—empowers service providers and enterprises to embrace transformation, and strengthen their competitive position. Accedian is an established expert at instrumenting networks of every size, providing a universal view of performance across all applications, functions, links, and components for hybrid, dynamic, multi-vendor infrastructures

Accelleran

Accelleran

A trustable provider of software Solutions for open, dense and virtualized 4G/5G RAN Architectures, Accelleran Develops Silicon and Stack-Independent Small Cell Software to meet the global need for high quality, carrier-grade, reliable 4G LTE smallcell solutions to power networks delivering the next generation of mobile internet. It has developed a product of demonstrable carrier-grade quality through a combination of its unique software development and test processes. Founded in December 2012, Accelleran’s founding team are veterans of the wireless and small cell industry and have built a solid reputation as the leading independent design team since 2007

AdaptiveMobile Security

AdaptiveMobile Security

A leading provider in mobile security protecting over one billion subscribers worldwide, AdaptiveMobile Security is the only mobile security company offering products designed to protect all services on both fixed and mobile networks through in-network and cloud solutions. With deep expertise and a unique focus on network-to-handset security, AdaptiveMobile’s solutions provide its customers with advanced threat detection and actionable intelligence, combined with the most comprehensive mobile security products available on the market today. AdaptiveMobile’s sophisticated, revenue-generating security-as-a-service portfolio empowers consumers and enterprises alike to take greater control of their own security

Airspan

Airspan

Airspan is a 4G and 5G network densification solution provider. Airspan has an expansive product portfolio of indoor and outdoor, compact Femto, Pico, Micro and Macro base stations to exploit the full potential of technologies such as mmWave, Sub 6GHz, Massive MIMO and open V-RAN architectures. With an industry leading fixed wireless access and backhaul solution portfolio, Airspan also addresses non-mobile carrier and private network deployment, such as the needs of fixed Internet Service Providers, Connected Automated Vehicles (CAV’s), Air-to-Ground in-flight connectivity, Smart Grids, Public Safety, Transportation and Oil & Gas

América Móvil

América Móvil

A leading provider of integrated telecommunications services in Latin America. América Móvil is the third largest company in the world in terms of equity subscribers. Through the development of a world-class integrated telecommunications platform, the company offers its customers a portfolio of value-added services and enhanced communications solutions in 25 countries in Latina America, the U.S., and Central and Eastern Europe. The company's mission is to make sure that the population of each country has access to its most advanced products and services at accessible prices

Ciena

Ciena

A networking systems, services, and software company. Ciena helps its clients build more adaptive networks in response to the constantly changing demands of its clients' users. The company delivers best-in-class networking technology through high-touch consultative relationships, backed by 26 years of experience in building the world’s most complex networks. Ciena has always been a pioneer in the networking industry. Coupled with innovation, the company's growth and success have been built on its ability to partner with clients—delivering the solutions they require to evolve their networks

Comarch

Comarch

Offers tailored features, ease-of-use and state-of-the-art security for each business segment. Comarch is a global provider of IT business solutions that aim to optimize operational and business processes. Since its inception in 1993, the company has developed at a rapid pace. Today, Comarch is the leading IT company in Central & Eastern Europe and employs over 6000 experienced IT engineers and business consultants. Till date, Comarch has executed over 2000 IT projects and implemented its software in more than 40,000 companies worldwide. The firm is already present across 33 countries, 64 cities, and 6 continents

Huawei Technologies

Huawei Technologies

A leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, the firm is creating lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes. Today, with 188,000 employees, Huawei operates in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over three billion people around the world

iBasis

iBasis

A leading communications solutions provider enabling operators and digital players worldwide to perform and transform, iBASIS optimizes access, connectivity, and value-added solutions, so customers achieve high return on voice, mobile data, and IoT requirements to be first in their respective markets and in the digital era. iBASIS is a provider of value-added services such as voice termination, data, messaging, signaling, and roaming services for mobile operators. iBASIS also offers voice solutions, including international voice over LTE, premium voice over IPX, LTE signaling exchange, global mobile signaling, and signaling intelligence reporting

Infinera

Infinera

An industry-leading supplier of intelligent transport network solutions, Infinera provides the resilient foundation for the largest and most demanding tier 1 carrier, cable operator, internet content provider, government, and enterprise networks worldwide. With a distinguished heritage of optical networking innovation and more than 2,000 patents, Infinera’s end-to-end, multi-layer packet-optical solutions enable network operators to scale network bandwidth on demand, accelerate service provisioning and automate operational tasks. With a newly expanded portfolio, Infinera is taking that proven capability from the core to the edge of the network, leveraging industry-leading economics and the unmatched optical performance of its vertically integrated Infinite Capacity Engine to deliver unique customer value

InfoVista

InfoVista

With a belief that the critical networks, which people and businesses depend on should run flawlessly, Infovista builds solutions that simplify the modern networks to deliver maximum visibility and exceptional user experiences. Infovista is the technology partner business can’t run without. Infovista’s expertise in data and analytics is second to none. The company offers complete visibility and unprecedented control of network and business-critical applications, leading to brilliant user experiences and maximum value. Infovista offers a comprehensive line of solutions from radio network to enterprise to device throughout the lifecycle of your network

Intelsat

Intelsat

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) operates the massive globalized network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video, and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s globalized network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services, and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. Thousands of organizations, serving billions of people worldwide, rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications, and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows enterprises to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which they work

Metaswitch Networks

Metaswitch Networks

AbhishekMetaswitch is a leading cloud native communications software company. The company develops commercial and open-source software solutions that are constructively disrupting the way that service providers build, scale, innovate, and account for communication services. By working with Metaswitch, visionary service providers are realizing the full economic, operational, and technology benefits of becoming cloud-based and software-centric. Metaswitch’s award-winning solutions are powering more than 1,000 service providers in today’s global, ultra-competitive and rapidly changing communications marketplace. The company also has open source projects that have gained significant industry traction and visibility

Openwave Mobility

Openwave Mobility

Based in Silicon Valley, Openwave Mobility provides solutions to mobile operators for Video Traffic Management and Cloud Data Management. Specifically our solutions alleviate RAN congestion and unify data from 5G virtualized applications. Based on the industry’s most scalable NFV platform, the company's solutions alleviate RAN congestion, create new revenue opportunities and unify data from virtualized applications. The company provides solutions for mobile video traffic management, cloud data management and targeted promotions. The company’s global customer base consists of over 40 of the largest communication service providers including AT&T, Du, KDDI, Orange, Rogers, Sprint, Telus, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Telstra, Vodafone and Zain

PCTEL

PCTEL

A leading global supplier of antennas and wireless network testing solutions, PCTEL provides Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions. The company's precision antennas are deployed in small cells, enterprise Wi-Fi access points, fleet management and transit systems, and in equipment and devices for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). In addition, PCTEL offers in-house design, testing, radio integration, and manufacturing capabilities for its customers. And the company's test and measurement tools improve the performance of wireless networks globally, with a focus on LTE, public safety, and emerging 5G technologies