Globally, the top 100 telecom companies deliver indispensable mobile and internet services, enabling seamless communication for individuals and businesses across both short and long distances. These telecommunications providers and operators build and maintain the cellular networks, fiber-optic broadband, and cable connections that serve as critical infrastructure in our modern digital ecosystem.

In total, the 100 largest telecom providers and operators, including Verizon, AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, China Mobile, T-Mobile, NTT, Vodafone, Orange, Telefónica, and América Móvil, generate over $1.7 trillion of revenue each year and employ more than 4.5 million people around the world.

Dgtl Infra has categorized the 100 largest telecom companies in the world into nine geographic groups. We have then ranked them based on several quantifiable market share factors, including: number of subscribers, revenue in U.S. Dollars, market share in their respective markets, number of employees, and more.

Subsequently, we detail the business operations of the top 100 telecom companies. This includes a brief overview of their activities, their revenue from the past year, and their total number of employees. It is important to note that Dgtl Infra’s list is specifically focused on consumer-facing telecom companies, excluding infrastructure providers such as cell tower companies as well as dark and lit fiber providers.

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Top 100 Telecom Companies

The top 100 telecom companies in the world are categorized into the following geographic segments: United States, Canada, Europe, China, Asia Pacific, Oceania, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa.

United States

The top telecom companies in the United States are AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, DISH Network, and UScellular.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
1AT&TUnited States – Nationwide
2VerizonUnited States – Nationwide
3T-MobileUnited States – Nationwide
4DISH NetworkUnited States – Nationwide
5UScellular / TDSUnited States – Midwest, New England, Pacific Northwest

AT&T Inc.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, AT&T is a global telecommunications and technology service provider that operates in two main segments: Communications and Latin America. The company offers a variety of services, including wireless communications, data services, cloud solutions, broadband, and professional services. Over the past year, AT&T generated $121.2 billion of revenue and employed more than 160,000 people.

Verizon Communications Inc.

Headquartered in New York City, New York, Verizon is a global provider of communications, technology, and entertainment services through its Consumer and Business segments, offering wireless and wireline services, including data, video, conferencing, security, IoT services, and more. In the last year, Verizon produced $136.2 billion of revenue and had over 117,000 employees.

T-Mobile US, Inc.

Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile provides mobile communications services including voice, messaging, data, and high-speed internet, along with selling wireless devices and accessories, serving customers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands both directly and through third-party distributors. Over the past year, T-Mobile generated $79.1 billion of revenue and employed 71,000 people.

DISH Network Corporation

Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, DISH Network is a provider of pay-TV and wireless services in the United States, offering various programming packages, video services under the DISH TV brand, Sling TV services, and wireless plans, distributing its offerings through direct sales channels and third-party retailers. In the last year, DISH produced $16.3 billion of revenue and had 14,200 employees.

UScellular (Telephone and Data Systems)

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, UScellular, a majority-owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, provides wireless telecommunications services to customers with 4.7 million retail connections in portions of 21 states in the United States. Over the past year, UScellular generated $4.1 billion of revenue and employed 4,900 people.

Canada

The top telecom companies in Canada are Bell Canada (BCE), Rogers Communications, and TELUS.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
6Bell Canada (BCE)Canada – strong in Quebec and Ontario
7RogersCanada – strong in Ontario
8TELUSCanada – strong in British Columbia and Alberta

Bell Canada (BCE Inc.)

Headquartered in Verdun (Montreal), Quebec, Bell Canada offers a range of services including wireless, wireline, Internet, and television through three segments: Bell Wireless, Bell Wireline, and Bell Media, catering to residential, business, and wholesale customers. In the last year, Bell Canada produced $18.0 billion of revenue and had over 44,600 employees.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Rogers is a Canadian communications and media company, providing services such as mobile internet, wireless voice, device protection, smart home monitoring, and television programming through its Wireless, Cable, and Media segments. Over the past year, Rogers generated $11.5 billion of revenue and employed 22,000 people.

TELUS Corporation

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, TELUS offers a wide range of telecommunications, information technology products and services, as well as digital customer experience solutions in Canada. In the last year, TELUS produced $14.0 billion of revenue and had 108,500 employees.

Europe

The top telecom companies in Europe are Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Orange, Telefónica, TIM (Telecom Italia), BT Group, Altice Europe, CK Hutchison, Liberty Global, Iliad, Swisscom, Telenor, Telia, Bouygues, VEON, MTS, Rostelecom, KPN, Proximus, 1&1, TDC Group, MegaFon, Plus (Polkomtel), Tele2, OTE, Freenet, NOS, Elisa, and Digi.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
9Deutsche TelekomGermany, Austria, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Poland
10VodafoneUnited Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, South Africa
11OrangeFrance, Spain, Poland, Belgium, Egypt
12TelefónicaSpain, Germany, United Kingdom, Brazil, Argentina
13TIM (Telecom Italia)Italy, Brazil
14BT GroupUnited Kingdom
15Altice EuropeFrance, Portugal, Israel, Dominican Republic
16CK HutchisonUnited Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Hong Kong
17Liberty GlobalUnited Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, Netherlands
18IliadFrance, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Ireland
19SwisscomSwitzerland, Italy
20TelenorNorway, Sweden, Denmark, Malaysia, Thailand
21TeliaSweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania
22BouyguesFrance
23VEONRussia, Ukraine, Pakistan, Algeria, Bangladesh
24MTSRussia
25RostelecomRussia
26KPNNetherlands
27ProximusBelgium, Luxembourg
281&1Germany
29TDC GroupDenmark
30MegaFonRussia
31Plus (Polkomtel)Poland
32Tele2Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
33OTEGreece, Romania
34FreenetGermany
35NOSPortugal
36ElisaFinland, Estonia
37DigiRomania, Spain, Italy

Deutsche Telekom AG

Headquartered in Bonn, Germany, Deutsche Telekom is a global telecommunications company, offering integrated services including fixed-network and mobile voice and data communication, internet-based TV, information and communication technology systems, and cloud services. In Europe, Deutsche Telekom operates in Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Poland, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, and Croatia. Over the past year, Deutsche Telekom generated $127.3 billion of revenue and employed over 207,000 people.

Vodafone Group

Headquartered in Newbury, United Kingdom, Vodafone is a telecommunications service provider, offering services including mobile and fixed line connectivity, financial, business, merchant, IoT, digital, hosting, integrated business communication, carrier, and multi-cloud services, to private and public sector customers globally through digital and physical channels. In the last year, Vodafone produced $49.7 billion of revenue and had over 104,000 employees.

Key markets for Vodafone are in Europe and Africa, with the company operating in the following countries:

  • Europe: United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, Portugal, Greece, Romania, Czech Republic, Turkey, and Albania
  • Africa: Egypt, as well as South Africa, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, and Mozambique through Vodacom Group
  • Joint Ventures: India (Vodafone Idea) and Netherlands (VodafoneZiggo)

Orange S.A.

Headquartered in Paris, France, Orange is a global telecommunications company offering services including fixed telephony, mobile telecom, data transmission, IT and integration services, and mobile financial services. Over the past year, Orange generated $46.5 billion of revenue and employed over 136,000 people.

Key markets for Orange are in Europe and Africa, with the company operating in the following countries:

  • Europe: France, Spain, Poland, Belgium, Romania, Slovakia, Moldova, and Luxembourg
  • Africa: Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Senegal (Sonatel), Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone, Tunisia, Liberia, Madagascar, and Equatorial Guinea

Telefónica, S.A.

Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, Telefónica is a telecommunications company offering services including mobile voice, Internet and broadband, corporate communications, video telephony, wholesale services for other operators, and digital solutions across Europe and Latin America. In the last year, Telefónica produced $45.0 billion of revenue and had over 103,500 employees.

Key markets for Telefónica are in Europe and Latin America, with the company operating in the following countries:

  • Europe: Spain, the United Kingdom, and Germany
  • Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela

TIM (Telecom Italia S.p.A.)

Headquartered in Rome, Italy, TIM (Telecom Italia) is an international telecommunications company providing fixed and mobile voice and Internet services, public telephony, and ICT solutions to various customer segments, alongside managing wholesale services for telecom operators and offering network infrastructure, IT, and system development services. TIM primarily provides mobile services in Italy but also has operations in Brazil through its subsidiary TIM Brasil. Over the past year, TIM generated $17.4 billion of revenue and employed over 50,300 people.

BT Group plc

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, BT (British Telecom) is a global communications company that provides a range of services including landline, mobile, and broadband services, as well as cyber security and cloud solutions, through its Consumer, Enterprise, Global, and Openreach segments, serving individuals, businesses, and governments under brands such as BT, EE, and Plusnet. In the last year, BT produced $25.6 billion of revenue and had over 97,000 employees.

Altice Europe

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Altice Europe is a multinational telecommunications corporation. The company provides a range of services, including cable, mobile, Internet, and television, to various countries around the world. Specifically, it operates under the brand name SFR in France, MEO in Portugal, HOT in Israel, and Altice Dominicana in the Dominican Republic. Over the past year, Altice Europe generated $15.7 billion of revenue and employed nearly 40,000 people.

CK Hutchison Holdings

Headquartered in Hong Kong, CK Hutchison is a multinational conglomerate. Its telecommunications subsidiary, Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (HTIL), provides wireless services to consumers in multiple countries. Specifically, HTIL operates under the brand names Three UK in the United Kingdom, Wind Tre in Italy, Tre in Sweden and Denmark, Drei in Austria, Three in Ireland, and 3 Hong Kong in Hong Kong. In the last year, CK Hutchison produced $58.6 billion of revenue and had about 300,000 employees.

Liberty Global plc

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, Liberty Global provides a range of services including broadband internet, video, fixed-line telephony, and mobile communications to residential and business customers, along with value-added services like security solutions, smart home services, digital video programming, and business services. Over the past year, Liberty Global generated $7.2 billion of revenue and employed over 10,000 people.

Liberty Global operates in various countries under several brands, including Sunrise in Switzerland; Telenet in Belgium; Virgin Media in Ireland; UPC Slovakia in Slovakia; Virgin Media O2 in the United Kingdom, and VodafoneZiggo in the Netherlands.

Iliad (Xavier Niel’s NJJ Capital)

Headquartered in Paris, France, Xavier Niel’s NJJ Capital owns stakes in various telecom companies, most notably through Iliad Holding SAS. This is a communications company, operating in France, Italy, and Poland, offering Internet access, fixed and mobile communication services, corporate telecommunications, and cloud services under the Free, iliad, and Play brands. Additionally, Xavier Niel, through his company NJJ Capital, owns stakes in Salt Mobile in Switzerland, Eircom (known as Eir) in Ireland, and Monaco Telecom, which operates in Cyprus and Malta. In the last year, Iliad produced $8.9 billion of revenue and had 16,700 employees.

Swisscom AG

Headquartered in Bern, Switzerland, Swisscom is a telecommunication service provider operating primarily in Switzerland and Italy (through Fastweb), offering a range of services such as mobile and fixed-network telephony, broadband, TV, cloud solutions, business process optimization, and Internet of Things solutions, alongside maintaining network infrastructure and IT systems. Over the past year, Swisscom generated $12.2 billion of revenue and employed over 19,250 people.

Telenor ASA

Headquartered in Fornebu, Norway, Telenor is a global telecommunications company offering services including mobile communication, fixed services, broadcasting, data communication, and machine-to-machine communication. Telenor operates in a number of countries worldwide, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland (via DNA), Malaysia (via CelcomDigi), Thailand (via True), Bangladesh (via Grameenphone), and Pakistan (via Telenor Pakistan). In the last year, Telenor produced $9.5 billion of revenue and had 14,000 employees.

Telia Company AB

Headquartered in Solna (Stockholm), Sweden, Telia is a provider of communication services, including mobile, broadband, television, and fixed-line services, as well as IoT, cloud, and security solutions, across several countries in Northern Europe, including Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia. Over the past year, Telia generated $8.9 billion of revenue and employed over 19,150 people.

Bouygues Telecom

Headquartered in Paris, France, Bouygues Telecom is a major telecommunications company that primarily operates in France under its own brand, and through several subsidiary brands like B&YOU and La Poste Mobile. The company offers a broad range of telecommunications services including fixed line and mobile telephony services, broadband and mobile internet services, and IPTV with live TV, video on demand, and interactive services. In the last year, Bouygues Telecom produced $8.0 billion of revenue and had around 9,500 employees.

VEON Ltd.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, VEON is a global telecommunications provider offering mobile, fixed-line, and broadband internet services, along with a variety of value-added services, under the Beeline, Kyivstar, Jazz, Djezzy, and Banglalink brands, serving approximately 220 million customers in more than 10 countries. These include:

  • Europe and Caucasus: Ukraine, Georgia, and Armenia
  • Central Asia and South Asia: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
  • Africa: Algeria

Over the past year, VEON generated $3.7 billion of revenue and employed over 44,500 people.

MTS (Mobile TeleSystems PJSC)

Headquartered in Moscow, Russia, MTS is a Russian telecommunications provider offering a range of services including voice and data transmission, internet access, broadband, pay TV, fintech services, cloud and digital solutions, along with selling equipment, accessories, software, and providing banking and e-commerce services. In the last year, MTS produced $7.1 billion of revenue and had over 60,350 employees.

Rostelecom PJSC

Headquartered in Moscow, Russia, Rostelecom provides various telecommunications services including broadband and mobile communication services within Russia. Additionally, the company offers digital services and solutions including smart home technology, pay TV, digital video services, data storage, telecommunication consulting, and specialized solutions for sectors like healthcare, education, and government. Over the past year, Rostelecom generated around $8 billion of revenue and employed 133,700 people.

KPN (Koninklijke KPN N.V.)

Headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, KPN is a telecommunications and IT services provider in the Netherlands, offering fixed and mobile telephony, broadband internet, television services, IT solutions, and wholesale network services to retail, business, and third-party customers, along with selling handsets, peripheral equipment, and software licenses. In the last year, KPN produced $5.8 billion of revenue and had nearly 9,500 employees.

Proximus Group

Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, Proximus is a provider of digital and communication services, including fixed and mobile telephony, internet, television, and ICT services, under several brands like Proximus, Scarlet, and Mobile Vikings. While Proximus primarily serves customers in Belgium, it also operates in neighboring Luxembourg. Over the past year, Proximus generated $6.5 billion of revenue and employed nearly 11,700 people.

1&1 (United Internet AG)

Headquartered in Montabaur, Germany, 1&1 is a brand that is part of United Internet AG. Under the 1&1 brand, United Internet offers a variety of internet and telecommunication services, including landline-based broadband and mobile internet products in Germany. In the last year, United Internet produced $6.5 billion of revenue and had over 10,500 employees.

TDC Group

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, TDC is a telecommunication services provider that, through its subsidiaries TDC NET and Nuuday, offers a range of services in Denmark including connectivity, communication, and entertainment solutions, as well as network design, construction, operation, and technical support. Over the past year, TDC generated $2.3 billion of revenue and employed over 6,400 people.

MegaFon PJSC

Headquartered in Moscow, Russia, MegaFon is a telecommunications company that provides a variety of wireless services primarily in Russia, along with services in Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Tajikistan. In the last year, MegaFon produced around $4.5 billion of revenue and had over 30,000 employees.

Plus (Polkomtel / Cyfrowy Polsat S.A.)

Headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, Polkomtel, which operates under the brand name Plus, is a telecommunication service provider in Poland. Polkomtel is part of Cyfrowy Polsat S.A., the largest media and telecommunications group in Poland. Over the past year, Plus generated $3.3 billion of revenue and employed around 3,000 people.

Tele2 AB

Headquartered in Kista (Stockholm), Sweden, Tele2 is a telecommunications company providing a range of services including mobile and fixed connectivity, entertainment, cloud and IT services, security, data network services, unified communications, and value-added business communication solutions across Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. In the last year, Tele2 produced $2.7 billion of revenue and had over 4,400 employees.

OTE Group (Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.)

Headquartered in Athens, Greece, OTE Group offers a broad range of telecommunications and related services, including fixed-line, internet access, mobile and satellite telecommunication, ICT, TV production, e-commerce, real estate, insurance brokerage, and infrastructure services. OTE Group operates primarily in Greece and Romania through its OTE, Cosmote, and Telekom Romania Mobile segments. Notably, Deutsche Telekom owns around 51% of OTE Group. Over the past year, OTE generated $3.7 billion of revenue and employed over 11,000 people.

freenet AG

Headquartered in Büdelsdorf, Germany, freenet offers a range of telecommunications and digital lifestyle services, including mobile communications, internet, TV and media solutions, portal services, and e-commerce, under numerous brands in Germany. In the last year, freenet produced $2.8 billion of revenue and had 3,675 employees.

NOS

Headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal, NOS is a telecommunications company offering services including wireless coverage, broadband, and pay-TV in Portugal. Over the past year, NOS generated $1.7 billion of revenue and employed around 2,000 people.

Elisa Oyj

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Elisa is a telecommunications company offering a range of services from fixed and mobile subscriptions to digital services, cable TV, and e-reading, with solutions for network automation, IoT, and ICT, for consumer, corporate, and public administration sectors. The company primarily operates in Finland and Estonia. In the last year, Elisa produced $2.3 billion of revenue and had 5,670 employees.

Digi Communications N.V.

Headquartered in Bucharest, Romania, Digi Communications is a provider of telecommunication services including cable TV, fixed and mobile internet, telephony, and satellite TV services in Romania, Spain, and Italy. Over the past year, Digi generated $1.4 billion of revenue and employed over 21,800 people.

China

The top telecom companies in China are China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
38China MobileMainland China
39China TelecomMainland China
40China UnicomMainland China

China Mobile

Headquartered in Beijing, China, China Mobile is a telecommunications company based in Mainland China and Hong Kong, offering services including mobile voice and data, broadband, network planning, design and consulting, technology support, system integration, electronic product design and sales, non-banking financial services, and digital content services, among others. In the last year, China Mobile produced $137 billion of revenue and had over 450,000 employees.

China Telecom

Headquartered in Beijing, China, China Telecom is a telecommunications company in China that provides services including wireline and mobile voice services, internet access, integrated information application services, managed data services, international telecommunications, cloud services, e-commerce, and financial management services, along with selling and maintaining telecommunications equipment. Over the past year, China Telecom generated $70 billion of revenue and employed over 280,000 people.

China Unicom

Headquartered in Beijing, China, China Unicom is a telecommunication services provider in China offering mobile and fixed-line broadband, GSM, local telephone services, information and communication technology, data communications, and value-added services such as cloud computing, big data, and Internet of Things. In the last year, China Unicom produced $52.9 billion of revenue and had nearly 245,000 employees.

Asia Pacific

The top telecom companies in Asia Pacific are SoftBank, NTT, KDDI, Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Singtel, KT, Vodafone Idea, SK Telecom, Axiata, BSNL, True, Telkomsel, Chunghwa Telecom, LG Uplus, HKT, PLDT, Globe Telecom, AIS, CelcomDigi, Taiwan Mobile, Far EasTone, TM (Telekom Malaysia), Maxis, DITO Telecommunity, Smartfren, Kcell, and HKBN.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
41SoftBankJapan
42NTTJapan
43KDDIJapan
44Reliance JioIndia
45Bharti AirtelIndia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana
46SingtelSingapore, Australia
47KTSouth Korea
48Vodafone IdeaIndia
49SK TelecomSouth Korea
50AxiataMalaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia
51BSNLIndia
52TrueThailand
53TelkomselIndonesia
54Chunghwa TelecomTaiwan
55LG UplusSouth Korea
56HKTHong Kong
57PLDTPhilippines
58Globe TelecomPhilippines
59AISThailand
60CelcomDigiMalaysia
61Taiwan MobileTaiwan
62Far EasToneTaiwan
63TM (Telekom Malaysia)Malaysia
64MaxisMalaysia
65DITO TelecommunityPhilippines
66SmartfrenIndonesia
67KcellKazakhstan
68HKBNHong Kong

SoftBank Group

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SoftBank is a conglomerate providing telecommunication services, mobile devices, software, internet advertising, e-commerce, payment and financial services, and IoT equipment in Japan. The company also operates a professional baseball team and a variety of media distribution services. Over the past year, SoftBank generated $49.4 billion of revenue and employed nearly 60,000 people.

NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation)

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, NTT is a global provider of information and communications technology services, offering a variety of solutions including fixed and mobile voice-related services, IP/packet communications, system integration, cloud, data center and IT system building services, as well as real estate and energy management services. In the last year, NTT produced $98.8 billion of revenue and had over 333,000 employees.

KDDI Corporation

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, KDDI Corporation is a telecommunications company that offers personal and business services, including device sales, network and cloud services, and data center services, through brands like au, UQ mobile, povo, and TELEHOUSE. Over the past year, KDDI generated $42.7 billion of revenue and employed over 48,000 people.

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited

Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Reliance Jio is a telecommunications company that delivers wireless and fixed services to consumers through its brands Jio, JioFiber, and JioMart. Founded by Mukesh Ambani, Jio was launched in September 2016 and quickly became a significant player in the Indian telecom market due to its disruptive pricing strategies, offering free voice calls and low-cost data plans. In the last year, Reliance Jio produced $11.1 billion of revenue and had over 200,000 employees.

Bharti Airtel Limited

Headquartered in New Delhi, India, Bharti Airtel is a telecommunications company operating in Asia and Africa, offering a broad range of services including 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, fixed line services, high-speed broadband, digital TV, and a variety of enterprise solutions. Over the past year, Bharti Airtel generated $17.1 billion of revenue and employed over 21,500 people.

Geographically, Bharti Airtel provides wireless services in the following countries across Asia and Africa:

  • Asia: India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh
  • Africa: Burkina Faso, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia

Singtel (Singapore Telecommunications Limited)

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel is a global telecommunications company providing a range of services including mobile, pay television, broadband, voice, digital content, advertising, ICT, cloud computing, cybersecurity solutions, and 5G technology to consumers and small businesses. In the last year, Singtel produced $11.0 billion of revenue and had over 24,000 employees.

Singtel provides wireless services directly to consumers in Singapore, and in Australia through its subsidiary, Optus. Additionally, Singtel holds substantial stakes in Advanced Info Service (AIS) in Thailand, Bharti Airtel in India, Telkomsel in Indonesia, and Globe Telecom in the Philippines.

KT Corporation

Headquartered in Seongnam, South Korea, KT Corporation is a telecommunications and platform services provider offering services including fixed-line telephone, broadband internet, data communication, media and content services, financial services, and IT and network services in South Korea. Over the past year, KT generated $19.8 billion of revenue and employed over 19,500 people.

Vodafone Idea Limited

Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Vodafone Idea, also known as Vi, is a mobile telecommunications provider in India, offering a range of services such as voice and data services across 2G, 3G, and 4G technologies, broadband, content, digital and Internet of Things services, along with other value-added services. In the last year, Vodafone Idea produced $5.1 billion of revenue and had over 8,700 employees.

SK Telecom Co., Ltd.

Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, SK Telecom provides wireless telecommunication services, fixed-line telecommunications services, and various other businesses such as television-commerce, IoT solutions, metaverse platform-based services, and operates information and communication facilities in South Korea. Over the past year, SK Telecom generated $13.3 billion of revenue and employed over 5,000 people.

Axiata Group Berhad

Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Axiata is an investment holding company that offers services, including mobile and broadband telecommunications, software development, digital marketing, financial services, venture capital funding, e-commerce, property development, and IT services. Axiata owns majority stakes in wireless service providers XL Axiata in Indonesia, Dialog Axiata in Sri Lanka, Robi in Bangladesh, Smart in Cambodia, Ncell in Nepal, as well as a significant minority stake in CelcomDigi in Malaysia. In the last year, Axiata Group produced $5.0 billion of revenue and had nearly 13,000 employees.

BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)

Headquartered in New Delhi, India, BSNL is a telecom service provider in India, offering services including enterprise voice and mobility, data services, broadband, managed services, radio broadband, mobile services, and wireline services, along with hosting various enterprise business solutions. Over the past year, BSNL generated $2.3 billion of revenue and employed over 62,000 people.

True Corporation Public Company Limited

Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, True is a conglomerate operating in the telecommunications and diversified communications industries, offering services such as mobile connectivity, broadband Internet, Wi-Fi, and digital platforms, and engaging in related activities like software production, data analytics, digital solutions, and business process outsourcing in Thailand. In the last year, True produced $3.5 billion of revenue and had over 3,800 employees.

Telkomsel (Telkom Indonesia)

Headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia, Telkom Indonesia is the largest telecommunications services company in Indonesia. It provides services, including fixed-line and mobile telephony, broadband and internet services, and network and interconnection services. Telkomsel is a subsidiary of Telkom Indonesia and the largest wireless network provider in Indonesia, offering GSM, 3G, 4G, and 5G networks. Over the past year, Telkom Indonesia generated $9.9 billion of revenue and employed over 20,800 people.

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.

Headquartered in Taipei City, Taiwan, Chunghwa Telecom provides telecommunication services, including local and long distance calls, 5G, mobile and fixed IP internet, cloud, security and business application services in Taiwan. The company operates mainly through its Consumer, Enterprise, and International business segments. In the last year, Chunghwa produced $7.2 billion of revenue and had nearly 20,000 employees.

LG Uplus Corp.

Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, LG Uplus is a telecommunications company that provides a range of services including 5G, AI and IoT home media, corporate services such as drone control systems and business IT, alongside investments and broadcasting activities in South Korea. Over the past year, LG Uplus generated $10.8 billion of revenue and employed over 10,200 people.

HKT (PCCW Limited)

Headquartered in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, PCCW is a global telecommunications company and the parent company of HKT Limited. HKT is a telecom service provider, offering services including local telephony, local data and broadband, and mobile services in Hong Kong. In the last year, PCCW produced $4.6 billion of revenue and had 17,400 employees.

PLDT Inc.

Headquartered in Makati (Manila), the Philippines, PLDT Inc. is a telecommunications and digital services provider, offering a wide range of services including cellular mobile, internet broadband, software development, fixed line telecommunications, data analytics, e-commerce, IT outsourcing, and content distribution in the Philippines. Over the past year, PLDT generated $3.8 billion of revenue and employed over 16,400 people.

Globe Telecom, Inc.

Headquartered in Taguig (Manila), the Philippines, Globe Telecom is a telecommunications company providing digital wireless communications, wireline services, electronic payment and remittance services in the Philippines. Globe Telecom delivers additional services such as data management, IT and advertising services to individual, business, and enterprise clients. In the last year, Globe Telecom produced $3.3 billion of revenue and had 8,000 employees.

AIS (Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited)

Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, AIS (Advanced Info Service) offers services including mobile network, fixed broadband, digital services, cellular telephony, electronic payment services, broadcasting, insurance brokerage, IT system services, and internet data center services in Thailand. Over the past year, AIS generated $5.5 billion of revenue and employed over 8,700 people.

CelcomDigi Berhad

Headquartered in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, CelcomDigi provides mobile communication services, telecommunication infrastructure, digital solutions, e-commerce, cybersecurity and business management systems, as well as managing retail stores and property investments in Malaysia. In the last year, CelcomDigi produced $1.9 billion of revenue and had over 3,800 employees.

Taiwan Mobile Co., Ltd.

Headquartered in Taipei City, Taiwan, Taiwan Mobile is a telecommunications company that provides wireless communication, retail, cable television and broadband services, as well as additional offerings such as insurance, digital music, and mobile application development, operating both locally in Taiwan and internationally. Over the past year, Taiwan Mobile generated $5.8 billion of revenue and employed over 8,200 people.

Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd.

Headquartered in Taipei City, Taiwan, Far EasTone is a telecommunications company providing a variety of services including mobile and fixed line communications, digital applications, information security, ICT integration, financial and insurance services, digital entertainment, call center operations, data processing, and film production and distribution in Taiwan. In the last year, Far EasTone produced $2.9 billion of revenue and had over 5,900 employees.

TM (Telekom Malaysia Berhad)

Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, TM (Telekom Malaysia) provides a diverse range of telecommunications and related services, including fixed telephony, broadband, mobility, content, Wi-Fi, cloud, and data center solutions in Malaysia. Additionally, the company delivers research, development, and management services in the areas of communications, information technology, and smart buildings, both domestically and internationally. Over the past year, TM (Telekom Malaysia) generated $2.8 billion of revenue and employed nearly 19,500 people.

Maxis Berhad

Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Maxis Berhad is a telecommunications service provider offering mobile and fixed-line connections, internet and digital services, and enterprise solutions. The company predominantly offers wireless services under its flagship brand Maxis and prepaid brand Hotlink to consumers in Malaysia. In the last year, Maxis produced $2.2 billion of revenue and had over 3,700 employees.

DITO Telecommunity

Headquartered in Taguig (Manila), the Philippines, DITO CME Holdings Corp. operates in the information technology and multimedia telecommunications sectors. The company owns part of DITO Telecommunity, which is the third telecommunications player in the Philippines, positioned as a challenger to the long-standing duopoly of PLDT and Globe Telecom. Over the past year, DITO CME Holdings Corp. generated $153 million of revenue and employed 900 people.

Smartfren (PT Smartfren Telecom Tbk)

Headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia, Smartfren is a telecommunications company offering a range of services including 4G LTE internet, VoLTE, IoT technologies, and payment services in Indonesia. In the last year, Smartfren produced $755 million of revenue and had over 2,800 employees.

Kcell (Kazakhtelecom JSC)

Headquartered in Astana, Kazakhstan, Kazakhtelecom is the largest telecommunications company in Kazakhstan. It provides a wide array of services, most notably through Kcell, the leading mobile operator in Kazakhstan. Over the past year, Kazakhtelecom generated $1.3 billion of revenue and employed over 25,000 people.

HKBN Ltd.

Headquartered in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong, HKBN Ltd. provides a broad range of telecommunications and IT services, including broadband, data connectivity, cloud services, cybersecurity, mobile services, and more, to residential and enterprise customers in Hong Kong. In the last year, HKBN produced $1.5 billion of revenue and had over 4,800 employees.

Oceania

The top telecom companies in Oceania are Telstra, TPG Telecom, One NZ (New Zealand), and Spark NZ (New Zealand).

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
69TelstraAustralia
70TPG TelecomAustralia
71One NZNew Zealand
72Spark NZNew Zealand

Telstra Group Limited

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, Telstra is an international telecommunications and information services provider offering a range of services including mobile and fixed network technologies, cloud, security, and unified communications across various sectors such as consumer, small business, enterprise, networks and IT, and infrastructure. Telstra operates its mobile services primarily in Australia. Over the past year, Telstra generated $15.0 billion of revenue and employed over 31,600 people.

TPG Telecom Limited

Headquartered in North Sydney, Australia, TPG Telecom is a telecommunications provider serving consumer, business, enterprise, and government customers with fixed and mobile network infrastructure, submarine cable systems, and various services like enterprise ethernet, cloud, and SD-WAN, under brands such as Vodafone, TPG, iiNet, and Lebara. In the last year, TPG Telecom produced $3.7 billion of revenue and had over 5,000 employees.

One NZ (One New Zealand Group Limited)

Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, One NZ is a telecommunications provider with over 2.7 million connections and 98% population coverage in New Zealand. The company owns extensive fixed infrastructure, including more than 6,835 miles (11,000 kilometers) of fiber and cable. Over the past year, One NZ generated $1.3 billion of revenue and employed over 3,000 people.

Spark NZ (Spark New Zealand Limited)

Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, Spark NZ is a telecommunications and digital services provider in New Zealand, offering a broad range of products and services such as mobile and voice services, broadband, cloud security, IT infrastructure, and data analytics, catering to consumers, households, small businesses, government, and large enterprises. In the last year, Spark NZ produced $2.8 billion of revenue and had over 4,900 employees.

Latin America

The top telecom companies in Latin America are América Móvil, Telefônica Brasil, Tigo (Millicom), Liberty Latin America, Telecom Argentina, TIM S.A., ClaroVTR, and Entel.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
73América MóvilMexico, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Chile
74Telefônica BrasilBrazil
75Tigo (Millicom)Colombia, Guatemala, Panama, Tanzania, Ghana
76Liberty Latin AmericaCaribbean, Panama, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Chile
77Telecom ArgentinaArgentina
78TIM S.A.Brazil
79ClaroVTRChile
80EntelChile, Peru

América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V.

Headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico, América Móvil is an international telecommunications company providing services, including wireless and fixed voice, data, value-added services, IT solutions, and cable TV, while also selling related equipment to both retail and corporate customers. Over the past year, América Móvil generated $47.0 billion of revenue and employed nearly 175,000 people.

América Móvil is a wireless service provider, operating under various brands including:

  • Telcel: Mexico
  • Claro: South and Central America, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Uruguay
  • A1: Central and Eastern Europe, including Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia

Telefônica Brasil S.A.

Headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil, Telefônica Brasil, operating under the brand Vivo, is a mobile telecommunications company in Brazil that offers services, including fixed line, mobile voice and broadband internet, data services, pay TV, digital and multimedia services, as well as providing telecommunications solutions and IT support to various industries. In the last year, Telefônica Brasil produced $9.8 billion of revenue and had over 32,700 employees.

Tigo (Millicom International Cellular S.A.)

Headquartered in Luxembourg, Millicom International, operating under the brand Tigo, is a provider of mobile and cable services in Latin America and Africa. Millicom offers a range of services from mobile data, voice, and financial services to broadband, content, and fixed voice in the following countries:

  • Latin America: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay
  • Africa: Tanzania, Ghana, Rwanda, Chad, Senegal

Over the past year, Millicom generated $5.6 billion of revenue and employed 19,300 people.

Liberty Latin America Ltd.

Headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, Liberty Latin America is a telecommunications company that offers services including video, broadband internet, fixed-line telephony, mobile services, and IT solutions across various markets in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Liberty Latin America is a wireless service provider, operating under multiple brands including:

  • ClaroVTR: Chile
  • Flow: Caribbean countries, including Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montseratt, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks & Caicos Islands
  • Liberty: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Costa Rica
  • Más Móvil: Panama
  • BTC (Bahamas Telecommunications Company): Bahamas

In the last year, Liberty Latin America produced $4.7 billion of revenue and had 11,000 employees.

Telecom Argentina S.A.

Headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Telecom Argentina is a telecommunications service provider that offers telephone and mobile services (under the Personal brand), internet connectivity (under the Arnet brand), data services, digital wallet services, and cable television programming in Argentina. Over the past year, Telecom Argentina generated $3.4 billion of revenue and employed over 21,600 people.

TIM S.A.

Headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, TIM S.A. is a telecommunications company, providing mobile, broadband, and digital services to millions of customers across Brazil. TIM S.A. is a subsidiary of Telecom Italia, which holds more than 66% of its shares. In the last year, TIM S.A. produced $4.8 billion of revenue and had 13,000 employees.

ClaroVTR

Headquartered in Santiago, Chile, ClaroVTR is a telecommunications company that offers a range of services including mobile and fixed network services, data communication, IT solutions, and call center services. The company is a 50:50 joint venture between América Móvil and Liberty Latin America. Over the past year, ClaroVTR generated $3.2 billion of revenue and employed over 11,500 people.

Entel (Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones S.A.)

Headquartered in Santiago, Chile, Entel (Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones) is a telecommunications company, providing mobile, internet, data, and IT services, primarily in Chile and Peru. In the last year, Entel produced $3.7 billion of revenue and had around 12,000 employees.

Middle East

The top telecom companies in the Middle East are Etisalat by e&, STC (Saudi Telecom Company), Omantel, Ooredoo, Zain Group, Mobily (Etihad Etisalat), Turkcell, Telecom Egypt, du, B Communications, Türk Telekom, Bezeq, Batelco, and Partner Communications.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
81Etisalat by e&United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Pakistan
82STC (Saudi Telecom)Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait
83OmantelOman
84OoredooQatar, Kuwait, Oman, Indonesia, Algeria
85Zain GroupKuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Sudan, Jordan
86Mobily (Etihad Etisalat)Saudi Arabia
87TurkcellTurkey, Ukraine, Belarus, Northern Cyprus
88Telecom EgyptEgypt
89du (Emirates Integrated)United Arab Emirates
90B CommunicationsIsrael
91Türk TelekomTurkey
92BezeqIsrael
93BatelcoBahrain, Jordan, Maldives
94Partner CommunicationsIsrael

Etisalat by e& (Emirates Telecommunications Group Company)

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Etisalat by e& (Emirates Telecommunications Group) is a telecommunications conglomerate that provides services including mobile, fixed line, digital, and consultancy services, along with technology solutions, serving individual, enterprise, and government customers in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

Emirates Telecommunications Group owns stakes in wireless service providers in the following countries:

  • Middle East: United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia (Mobily / Etihad Etisalat)
  • Asia: Afghanistan, Pakistan (PTCL/Ufone), and Sri Lanka (Hutch)
  • Africa: Egypt, Morocco (Maroc Telecom), Niger, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Central African Republic, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, and Chad

Over the past year, Etisalat generated $14.2 billion of revenue and employed nearly 20,000 people.

STC (Saudi Telecom Company)

Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, STC (Saudi Telecom Company) is a global provider of telecommunications, information, media, and digital payment services, offering a broad range of services from telecommunication network establishment and management to integrated IT solutions, digital banking, and cybersecurity. STC provides wireless services in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait. In the last year, STC produced $18.3 billion of revenue and had over 17,000 employees.

Omantel (Oman Telecommunications Company SAOG)

Headquartered in Muscat, Oman, Omantel (Oman Telecommunications Company) is a telecommunications provider offering services, including mobile and fixed-line communication, 5G and broadband internet, data center services, and cloud-based solutions in Oman. Additionally, Omantel owns 22% of Zain Group (Mobile Telecommunications Company) in Kuwait. Over the past year, Omantel generated $7.2 billion of revenue and employed over 2,300 people.

Ooredoo Q.P.S.C.

Headquartered in Doha, Qatar, Ooredoo is a multinational telecommunications company, operating in multiple countries throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. Ooredoo offers services including mobile and fixed telecommunications, internet and data services, cloud computing, digital payment, cybersecurity, and various smart solutions. In the last year, Ooredoo produced $6.4 billion of revenue and had over 12,300 employees.

Ooredoo owns stakes in mobile service providers in the following countries:

  • Middle East: Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, and Palestine
  • North Africa: Algeria and Tunisia
  • Southeast Asia: Indonesia (Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison), Myanmar, and Maldives

Zain Group (Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C.P.)

Headquartered in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Zain Group (Mobile Telecommunications Company) offers services including mobile telephony, IoT solutions, managed security, and cloud connect services across various countries in the Middle East and North Africa. These countries are Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Sudan, South Sudan, Jordan, and Bahrain. Over the past year, Zain Group generated $5.8 billion of revenue and employed 6,700 people.

Mobily (Etihad Etisalat Company)

Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Etihad Etisalat, operating under the brand name Mobily, is a telecommunications provider that manages mobile wireless and fiber optic networks, offering services such as IT support, call center, financial services, and consulting in Saudi Arabia. In the last year, Etihad Etisalat produced $4.2 billion of revenue and had 3,000 employees.

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.

Headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey, Turkcell is a digital services provider operating in Turkey, as well as Ukraine through its brand lifecell, Belarus through its brand life:), and Northern Cyprus through its brand KKTCell. The company offers mobile communications, internet, cyber security, data center, IoT, big data, cloud solutions, hardware, software, financing solutions, and various digital services, including a TV and music platform. Over the past year, Turkcell generated $3.2 billion of revenue and employed more than 16,500 people.

Telecom Egypt Company

Headquartered in Giza, Egypt, Telecom Egypt, operating under the WE brand name, provides telecommunications services and related products in Egypt, including mobile, fixed voice, fixed broadband, and internet services, as well as business-focused solutions such as data and connectivity, and managed ICT services. In the last year, Telecom Egypt produced $1.6 billion of revenue and had over 53,000 employees.

du (Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company)

Headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) is a telecommunications provider, operating under the du and Virgin Mobile brands. The company offers services including fixed, mobile, wholesale, broadcasting, and associated telecommunication services. Over the past year, EITC generated $3.6 billion of revenue and employed more than 3,000 people.

B Communications Ltd

Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, B Communications is a telecommunications company that offers a variety of services such as landline and cellular communication, internet access, data transmission, digital multi-channel TV broadcasting, and equipment marketing, along with international communication, network endpoint, and ICT solutions in Israel. In the last year, B Communications produced $2.5 billion of revenue and had over 9,300 employees.

Türk Telekom

Headquartered in Ankara, Turkey, Türk Telekom is an integrated telecommunications service provider in Turkey, offering mobile, internet, phone, and TV products, alongside additional services like broadband, IT solutions, online education software, and various digital services, across its Fixed Line and Mobile segments. Over the past year, Türk Telekom generated $2.8 billion of revenue and employed more than 38,000 people.

Bezeq Group (The Israel Telecommunication Corp. Ltd)

Headquartered in Holon, Israel, Bezeq Group is a communications service provider in Israel, offering a variety of services across domestic fixed-line communications, cellular communication, internet, international communication, ICT solutions, and multi-channel television, alongside additional services like data transmission, digital advertising, virtual server services, infrastructure services, and terminal equipment sales. In the last year, Bezeq Group produced $2.5 billion of revenue and had nearly 5,600 employees.

Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunications Company BSC)

Headquartered in Manama, Bahrain, Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunications Company) is a provider of telecommunications and related services including mobile, broadband, data, fiber, fixed line, digital financial, security, and solution services. Batelco operates directly in Bahrain and has majority ownership stakes in its operations in Jordan through Umniah, and the Maldives through Dhiraagu. Over the past year, Batelco generated $1.1 billion of revenue and employed around 1,000 people.

Partner Communications Company Ltd.

Headquartered in Rosh HaAyin, Israel, Partner Communications is a telecommunications provider that operates in cellular and fixed-line segments, offering a range of services from basic cellular telephony and Internet of Things, to fixed-line transmission, data capacity services, and high-speed broadband fiber optic networks in Israel. In the last year, Partner Communications produced $1.0 billion of revenue and had over 2,600 employees.

Africa

The top telecom companies in Africa are MTN Group, Telkom SA, Glo (Globacom), Safaricom, Sonatel, and Econet.

#Telecom CompanyKey Locations
95MTN GroupSouth Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Uganda
96Telkom SASouth Africa
97Glo (Globacom)Nigeria, Ghana, Benin
98SafaricomKenya
99SonatelSenegal, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Conakry, Sierra Leone
100EconetZimbabwe

MTN Group Limited

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, MTN Group is a telecommunications company offering a range of services including mobile telecommunication, digital financial services, enterprise services, and network as a service (NaaS) across Africa and parts of the Middle East. More specifically, MTN Group operates in the following countries:

  • Western Africa: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Conakry, Liberia, and Nigeria
  • Southern Africa: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa, and Zambia
  • Eastern Africa: Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda
  • Central Africa: Cameroon and Republic of the Congo
  • Middle East: Afghanistan (exiting), Iran

Over the past year, MTN Group generated $12.2 billion of revenue and employed nearly 22,000 people.

Telkom SA

Headquartered in Centurion, South Africa, Telkom SA is a telecommunications company offering a wide range of services including mobile and fixed-line telecommunication, broadband, data and voice solutions, IT services, and cloud computing to residential, business, government, wholesale, and corporate customers in South Africa. In the last year, Telkom SA produced $2.4 billion of revenue and had over 11,700 employees.

Glo (Globacom Limited)

Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, Globacom Limited, commonly referred to as Glo, is a telecommunications operator in Nigeria, Ghana, and Benin. Founded by Nigerian businessman Mike Adenuga in 2003, Globacom provides a variety of telecommunications services, including mobile telephony, data services, broadband, and entertainment services.

Safaricom PLC

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, Safaricom is a telecommunications company offering a range of services such as voice, messaging, mobile data, M-PESA payment, home fiber, IoT, and cloud hosting in Kenya. Over the past year, Safaricom generated $2.3 billion of revenue and employed over 4,600 people.

Sonatel SA / Orange Senegal

Headquartered in Dakar, Senegal, Sonatel is a telecommunications company that provides fixed and mobile communication, data transmission, and mobile financial services to individuals, companies, and operators in Senegal, Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Conakry, and Sierra Leone. Notably, Orange S.A. controls 42.3% of Sonatel Group. In the last year, Sonatel produced $2.4 billion of revenue and had over 3,300 employees.

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited

Headquartered in Harare, Zimbabwe, Econet is a company that primarily offers mobile telecommunications and related services in Zimbabwe. Over the past year, Econet generated $1.1 billion of revenue and employed over 1,100 people.

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Adam Simmons covers Towers for Dgtl Infra, including American Tower (NYSE: AMT), Crown Castle (NYSE: CCI), SBA Communications (NASDAQ: SBAC), Cellnex Telecom (BME: CLNX), Vantage Towers (ETR: VTWR), IHS Holding (NYSE: IHS), and many more. Within Towers, Adam focuses on the sub-sectors of ground-based cell towers, rooftop sites, broadcast / radio towers, and 5G. Adam has over 7 years of experience in research and writing for Towers.

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