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Top 20 Telecom Tech Companies - 2021

In the modern telecommunications landscape, industry-leading players are scrambling to introduce new and high-quality products and solutions to customers. With revolutionary developments in the telecommunications industry, telecom companies have all the great opportunities to grow and excel. By leveraging the strength of modern, creative, and innovative technologies, telecom leaders are all set to improve strategies to enhance business agility and reshape the future of the industry.

With the use of the internet of things (IoT), telecom companies are able to address the most pressing challenges in the industry. IoT enables telecom companies to provide SIM card-enabled connectivity between devices quickly and in a hassle-free manner. 5G enables high-speed data transfers in real-time and ensures low latency of IoT devices. At the same time, edge computing is showing a lot of promise in the telecom industry by speeding up the processing of real-time data collected and transmitted through connected devices.

As such, the technological transitions in the arena have opened up a universe of new possibilities for telecom tech companies to develop and introduce innovative services. This implies that businesses looking for competent solutions have to choose from a plethora of options.

To make this task easier and assist leaders in identifying the right telecom tech companies, Telecom Tech Outlook presents to you, “Top 20 Telecom Tech Companies - 2021.” A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, Analysts, and the Telecom Tech Outlook editorial board has selected the promising telecom tech companies. In our selection process, we looked at the company’s offerings, core competency, news/press releases, client testimonials, milestones, and other recognition.

    Top Telecom Tech Companies

  • The Element Materials Technology Group is one of the world’s leading global providers of testing, inspection, and certification services for diverse products, materials, and technologies in advanced industrial supply chains where failure in use is not an option. Headquartered in London, UK, Element’s scientists, engineers, and technologists, working in our global network of over 200 laboratories, support customers from early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production ensuring their products are safe, sustainable and achieve market access.


  • Plintron is the world’s largest end to end multi-country MVNE and MVNA and CPaaS provider offering TelconSaaS and TaaS to MNOs, MVNOs, Enterprises and IoT customers.We started operations in 2008, over the past 12 years, we have developed our own TaaS and SaaS Platform, integrated 140 brands to 40+ Mobile players, enabling them with innovative mobile services and activating over 150 million connections around the world. We thus have 140+ MVNO launches globally. The challenge for mobile players in our new digital economy is how to keep pace with rapidly evolving technologies and how to keep customers engaged. We have 4G launches in 15+ countries and we are testing 5G in 9 countries.


  • Affirmed Networks

    Affirmed Networks

    Affirmed Networks delivers the world’s only fully virtualized, cloud-native mobile core solution. Deployed in over 85 networks worldwide including Tier 1 operators such as AT&T, Vodafone, Du, Digicel, Etisalat, Softbank, Turkcell and more, our webscale solutions allow operators to transform the economics of deploying and scaling 3G, 4G, 5G and Wi-Fi mobile services. Built on a microservices architecture, Affirmed’s 5G Mobile Core enables operators to out innovate competition with industry-leading technology. Affirmed’s solution couples industry-leading performance and scale with unbound service agility enabling rapid creation and delivery of new services.

  • Airspan Networks Inc.

    Airspan Networks Inc.

    Airspan is a U.S.-based provider of groundbreaking, disruptive software and hardware for 5G networks, and a pioneer in end-to-end Open RAN solutions that are interoperable with other vendors. As a result of our innovative technology and significant R&D investments to build and expand our 5G solutions portfolio, Airspan is well positioned with Open RAN, private networks, fixed wireless access (FWA), and CBRS solutions, providing solutions to tier 1 mobile network operators to deploy their networks of the future, today. With over one million cells shipped to 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries, Airspan has global scale.

  • Beyond Technology

    Beyond Technology

    Beyond Technologies is a professional service firm, specialized in SAP solution integration and business process optimization. We have extensive expertise across a wide range of industries. Founded by a team of consultants with over 20 years of integrated business management system experience, we know how to leverage business best practices and SAP solutions to deliver real and sustainable benefits to our clients. We offer intelligent, practical and innovative solutions that give our clients a competitive edge, in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Ceragon Networks

    Ceragon Networks

    Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT) is the world’s #1 wireless backhaul specialist. We help operators and other service providers worldwide increase operational efficiency and enhance end customers’ quality of experience with innovative wireless backhaul solutions. Our customers include Wireless Service Providers, Public Safety organizations, Government Agencies and Utility companies, which use our solutions to deliver 4G, mission-critical multimedia services and other applications at high reliability and speed. Ceragon’s unique multicore technology provides a highly reliable, high-capacity 4G wireless backhaul with minimal use of spectrum, power and other resources. It enables increased productivity, as well as simple and quick network modernization. We deliver a range of professional services that ensure efficient network rollout and optimization to achieve the highest value for our customers.

  • Comfone AG

    Comfone AG

    Swiss quality, precision and personalised service are three features on which Comfone has built the foundation for providing a complete portfolio of first class roaming services.With our Headquarters in Bern, Switzerland and regional offices covering Europe, Latin & North America, Central Asia and Asia Pacific, we are well positioned to serve our global customer base of 600+ customers in over 200+ countries.Our service offering, unique to the global roaming market, encompasses Signalling, Data & Financial Clearing, Hubbing, GRX, IPX backbone and Roaming Management services, all of which are provided through our Key2roam Platform, a true one stop roaming shop.

  • CommAgility


    CommAgility is an award-winning, world-leading developer of embedded signal processing and RF modules, and LTE PHY/stack software, designed for 4G and 5G mobile network and related applications.We design the latest DSP, FPGA and RF technologies into compact, powerful, and reliable products based on industry standard architectures such as AMC and VPX. Our customers around the world integrate CommAgility products into high performance test equipment, specialised radio and intelligence systems, R&D demonstrators and trial systems. We are highly flexible and work closely with our key customers to meet their technical needs and to support them through development into volume production.

  • CommScope


    CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) is pushing the boundaries of technology to create the world’s most advanced wired and wireless networks. Our global team of employees, innovators and technologists empower customers to anticipate what’s next and invent what’s possible. Discover more at www.commscope.com. Website

  • foLIVE


    loLIVE offers advanced 5G network solutions, both privately and over the cloud, and a full suite of global cellular connectivity services for IoT use cases.We're changing the game for Mobile Operators, IoT Service Providers and enterprises, by challenging traditional networks and IoT solutions, and getting IoT up and running faster, more flexibly, and with more control.floLIVE operates floNET - a one-of-a-kind Global Connectivity Service designed and built especially for IoT. With floNET, enterprises can enjoy seamless global connectivity for their connected devices fully compliant, will high performance, no matter where they operate! We encompass a wide range of services to market verticals, from a full GSM IoT-oriented core network, through to IoT BSS, device and eSIM management and targeted IoT vertical solutions - all provided as-a-service via our global cloud.

  • Inseego


    Inseego Corp. (Nasdaq: INSG) is an industry pioneer in smart device-to-cloud solutions that extend the 5G network edge, enabling broader 5G coverage, multi-gigabit data speeds, low latency and strong security to deliver highly reliable internet access. Our innovative mobile broadband and fixed wireless access (FWA) solutions incorporate the most advanced technologies (including 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6 and others) into a wide range of products that provide robust connectivity indoors, outdoors and in the harshest industrial environments. Designed and developed in the USA, Inseego products and SaaS solutions build on the company’s patented technologies to provide the highest quality 4G and 5G connectivity for service providers, enterprises, and government entities worldwide.

  • Intertek


    Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

  • Kigen


    At Kigen, we are making the future of securing connectivity simple. As simple as can be. Together with our partners and customers, we are unlocking new opportunities as (integrated) eSIM becomes the cornerstone of connected devices security. Our industry leading SIM OS products enable over 2 billion SIMs. Our remote SIM provisioning and eSIM services drive this momentum further placing us amongst top 5 SIM vendors globally. Our 150 employees globally are guided by the vision of a world where every device can connect securely and reliably.

  • Movandi


    Movandi is a leader in 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) technology. We design and develop deep semiconductor technology powering 5G and beyond interconnecting our world and enabling AI applications across multiple industries. Movandi solves the difficult 5G technology, cost and operational issues with patented semiconductor, smart relays, intelligent software and system architectures. Movandi is disrupting 5G by using a radically different approach that is yielding tremendous benefits over existing networks. 5G enables a transformation in wireless connectivity that offers orders of magnitude improvements in performance, coverage and latency.

  • Nts


    Be it testing, inspections, certifications or supply chain solutions, the experienced engineers and specialized technicians of NTS stand ready to make your project a success. For more than 50 years, our commercial and military partners have trusted our diverse engineering capabilities to ensure their products are developed and perfected in compliance, on time and on budget. Discover how our global resources and the largest national network of fully accredited laboratories in North America can help you deliver stronger, safer, more reliable products to market quickly and efficiently.

  • Protei


    PROTEI is one of Russia´s leading providers of IT solutions entered the foreign market. The company was founded in 1997, and now has an elite team of 240 professionals.Our products have been tried and tested in many fields including emergency services and government organizations. More than 37 mobile and fixed-line operators in 26 countries use PROTEI equipment to serve over 170 million subscribers worldwide.PROTEI portfolio includes Core Network solutions, VAS and messaging platforms, Roaming solutions, NGN equipment, DPI/PCRF platform. Innovation and cost-effectiveness is the clear way forward for operators and service providers that want to stay ahead of the field. PROTEI has a broad range of products designed with exactly these factors in mind.

  • Sgs


    We are SGS the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. Our 93,000 employees operate a network of 2,600 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.Community Guidelines welcome to our LinkedIn page! SGS encourages all fans of this page to participate in the conversation through questions and comments. Any comments or activity arising from persons sharing or otherwise reproducing any communications published by SGS is not controlled or endorsed by SGS.

  • Stl


    We design and integrate these digital networks for our customers. With core capabilities in Optical Interconnect, Virtualised Access Solutions, Network Software and System Integration, we are the industry’s leading end-to-end solutions provider for global digital networks. We partner with global telecom companies, cloud companies, citizen networks and large enterprises to deliver solutions for their fixed and wireless networks for current and future needs.

  • Stork


    Stork, a Fluor company, is a global provider of integrated operations, maintenance, modification and asset integrity solutions.Stork is dedicated to improving asset performance, safety and cost-efficiency for clients throughout the asset life cycle. For clients operating in the oil & gas, chemicals & process, metals & mining, power, food & pharma, rail & infrastructure, renewable and manufacturing industries, we aim to be their asset integrity partner.With approximately 18,000 employees in over 100 countries, we serve more than 4,000 clients across six continents. We enter life-long partnerships, growing our clients’ business sustainably and successfully.

  • Ul


    Around the globe, UL works to help customers, purchasers and policymakers navigate market risk and complexity. UL builds trust in the safety, security and sustainability of products, organizations and supply chains – enabling smarter choices and better lives. Our robust suite of offerings includes testing, inspection, auditing, certification, marketing claim verification, training, advisory services and software solutions. In all that we do, we apply science and expertise to enable the responsible development, production, marketing and purchase of the goods, solutions and innovations of today and tomorrow. To learn more about us, visit UL.com. (To find the page of Underwriters Laboratories Inc., the nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and application of scientific knowledge.