Telecom vendors are ever battling it out to rule the market and win customers. Here is a list of the top 10 telecom vendor companies in the world.
The first name in our Top 10 Telecom Vendor Companies list is Ericsson. Ericsson is a multi-national corporation that deals in communication technology services and equipment. The Swedish company recorded high revenue recently, and it took the number one slot on the list of top telecom vendor companies in the world. The company is expected to stay at the top position due to its dedication to the development of upcoming projects such as the 5G network. In 2015, Ericsson realized an operating income of SEK 21.8 billion.
- Nokia Networks
Nokia Networks is ranked second among the world’s top telecom vendor companies. The subsidiary of Nokia Corporation offers telecommunication and networking services and equipment to telecom companies all over the world. Nokia Networks realized €1,257 million in operating profits in the year 2015.
- Huawei Technologies
Huawei Technologies is a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment for the global market. Huawei was the largest telecom company until 2012 when Ericsson outstripped it. The company serves many of the world’s major telecom operators. With a revenue of $46.5 billion in the past year, Huawei is still an active force in the telecom world.
- Cisco Networks
Cisco Networks is a manufacturer and seller of networking equipment. The American company realized a rise in the value of its assets in 2015. It had a net income of $8.98 billion and a revenue of $49 billion.
ZTE Corporation is a Chinese company that sells telecommunication equipment. The company is a renowned manufacturer of smartphones. ZTE majors in the production of telecom software, wireless communication systems and networking tools. The headquarters of ZTE are located in Shenzhen, China, and its total assets are valued at CN¥106 billion.
- Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks is a multi-national corporation that manufacturers and sells networking products. The company is ranked among the top telecom vendors worldwide, and its success can partly be attributed to the purchase of NetScreen Technologies– a security company. Juniper Networks has assets valued at US $3 billion.
- Samsung Telecommunications
Samsung Telecommunications is a business division of Samsung Electronics. The Samsung affiliate has grown rapidly since its launch in 1977. In 2012, Samsung became the biggest market seller of Android operated devices. The total assets of Samsung Electronics, of which Samsung Telecommunications is part, are valued at ₩242 trillion and in 2015, the company realized profits of ₩19 trillion.
Alcatel-Lucent, once an independent telecommunications company, is now under the control of Nokia. The company is a famous manufacturer of IP technologies, networking hardware, and mobile devices. In 2014, Alcatel-Lucent was listed by Thomson Reuters in the top 100 global innovators for the fourth time in a row. The firm owns Bell Laboratories and as of 2013, its total assets were valued at 22 billion and it made an operating income worth € 204 million.
Qualcomm is a company that manufactures and sells wireless telecommunications products and services. The multinational corporation is owned by its parent company, Qualcomm Incorporated. Qualcomm Telecommunication Company made it to the list of the top telecom vendors worldwide after realizing profits amounting to US$25 billion in 2015.
Fujitsu is a company that provides Information technology products and services. In 2010, the company was in the news for being the third-largest IT services provider. Fujitsu offers cloud computing services from its data centers across the globe. The assets of Fujitsu Ltd. Are valued at ¥3 trillion.