Telecommunications and Communications Stocks

U.S. Exchanges

Telecommunications and Communications Stocks: U.S. Exchanges

Here is a little info on each of the sub-industries within this category to help you find trade setups or potential investments in areas that interest you. A list of publicly traded communications companies can be found by scrolling down or you can access a list of the companies in each group by the industry links on this page,

Alternative Carriers: Companies in this section provide voice and data services through alternative means to the networks used by traditional carriers. Examples of companies in this section include:

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)  (Mobile satellite voice and data services)

Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG)  (Cloud communications services)

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) (Bandwidth infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation)

CollaborationThese companies create collaboration software and products which include audio, video and web conferencing products.

Communications Equipment: Companies in these sections design, manufacture and/or sell communications accessories, devices, equipment, products and systems. There are quite a few companies in this category so we have created largemid and small-cap communication equipment sections. Some of the larger companies in these sections include:

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) (Networking products and services)

F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) (Software-defined application services)

Harris Corporation (HRS) (Communications and information systems)

Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR) (Networking software, silicon and systems)

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) (Communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services)

Nokia Corporation (NOK) (Finland: network infrastructure, location intelligence, technology development and intellectual property rights activities)

QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM) (Digital communication technology)

Communications TowersThese companies own communication infrastructure assets such as communication towers. There are a few large companies in this category which include:

American Tower Corporation (AMT) (REIT: communications real estate)

Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) (REIT: wireless infrastructure, towers, distributed antenna systems)

SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) (Wireless infrastructure)

Foreign Telephone CompaniesThese companies provide a wide range of communications services including fixed-line and wireless. Most of the companies in this section are mid or large-cap companies. Some of the largest companies based on market cap include:

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. (AMX) (Mexico)

BT Group Plc. (BT) (United Kingdom)

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (CHL) (China)

China Telecom Corp Ltd. (CHA) (China)

Orange (ORAN) (France)

Telefonica S.A. (TEF) (Spain)

Telephone CompaniesMost of the publicly traded telephone companies are integrated companies meaning they offer a wide range of services including fixed-line and wireless in addition high-speed internet, video and other services. Some of the larger companies include:

AT&T Inc. (T)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL)

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

Wireless ProvidersThese publicly traded companies represent most of the largest wireless providers in the United States. This section includes:

Sprint Corporation (S)

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

Related Links:

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List of Telecommunication ETFs

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Communications Equipment: Large Cap

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Communications Towers

Foreign Telephone Companies

Telephone Companies

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U.S. Exchanges

8×8 Inc. (EGHT) (Cloud communications and collaboration services)

Acacia Communications Inc. (ACIA) (IPO May 13, 2016: high-speed coherent optical interconnect products used in communications networks)

ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN) (Networking and communications equipment)

Airgain, Inc. (AIRG) (IPO August 12, 2016: embedded antenna systems and technologies)

Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (AKTS) (RF filter products)

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. (ALSK)  (Integrated telecommunications services provided throughout Alaska)

America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. (AMX) (Mexico: telecommunications)

American Tower Corporation (AMT) (REIT: communications real estate)

ARRIS International plc (ARRS) (IP, video and broadband technology)

AT&T Inc. (T) (Integrated communications, wireless services in the United States and Mexico, DIRECTTV)

Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (ATNI) (Integrated communications services to rural markets in the Midwest and Southeast regions; renewable energy)

AudioCodes Ltd. (AUDC) (Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and data communications technology)

Aviat Networks, Inc. (AVNW) (Microwave networking products)

B Communications Ltd. (BCOM) (Israel: telecommunications)

BCE, Inc. (BCE) (Canada: telecommunications)

Belden Inc. (BDC) (Signal transmission products)

BlackBerry Limited (BB) (Mobile communication devices)

Blonder Tongue Laboratories, Inc. (BDR) (Encoding and transcoding devices)

BT Group Plc. (BT) (United Kingdom: telecommunications)

CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) (Wireless communications products)

Calix, Inc. (CALX) (Broadband communications access systems and software)

Cellcom Israel, Ltd. (CEL) (Israel: telecommunications)

CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL) (Integrated communications, data centers)

Ceragon Networks Ltd. (CRNT) (Israel: wireless backhaul products and services)

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (CHL) (China: telecommunications)

China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited (CNTF) (Handsets)

China Telecom Corp Ltd. (CHA) (China: telecommunications)

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd. (CHU) (Hong Kong: telecommunications)

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (CHT) (Taiwan: telecommunications)

Ciena Corporation (CIEN) (Network products and services)

Cincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) (Integrated communications services in parts of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana)

Clearfield, Inc. (CLFD) (Fiber optic management products)

ClearOne, Inc. (CLRO) (Audio conferencing systems)

CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (COMM) (Solutions and services for wired and wireless networks)

Communications Systems, Inc. (JCS) (Physical connectivity infrastructure and services)

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL) (Telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications)

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (CNSL) (Integrated communications services across an 11-state service area)

Crown Castle International Corporation (CCI) (REIT: wireless infrastructure, towers, distributed antenna systems)

DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. (DZSI) (Network access solutions)

EchoStar Corporation (SATS) (Satellite broadband products and services)

Ericsson (ERIC)  (Sweden: telecommunications equipment, software and services)

EXFO Inc. (EXFO) (Test and service assurance solutions for the telecom industry)

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) (Networking technology solutions and platforms)

Finisar Corporation (FNSR) (Optical communication products)

Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) (Integrated communications services in nearly 30 states)

Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (FSNN) (Cloud Services)

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (GILT) (Satellite-based broadband communications products)

Globalstar, Inc. (GSAT)  (Mobile satellite voice and data services)

Gogo Inc. (GOGO) (In-flight, internet, entertainment, text messaging and voice services to the commercial and business aviation markets)

Harmonic Inc. (HLIT) (Video infrastructure products)

Harris Corporation (HRS) (Communications and information systems)

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. (HCOM) (Integrated communications services to consumers in Hawaii)

IDT Corporation (IDT) (Retail telecommunications and payment services)

Infinera Corporation (INFN) (Transport networks)

Inseego Corp. (INSG) (Wireless broadband access solutions)

Inteliquent, Inc. (IQNT) (Voice services that include streamlined SIP interconnection)

Intelsat S.A. (I) (Satellite communication services)

InterDigital, Inc. (IDCC)  (Wireless technologies)

Internet Gold Golden Lines Ltd. (IGLD) (Israel: telecommunications)

Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) (Satellite communications)

KT Corporation (KT) (South Korea: telecommunications)

KVH Industries, Inc. (KVHI) (Products that provide internet, television and voice services via satellite to mobile users)

Loral Space and Communications, Inc. (LORL) (Telecommunications satellites)

Lumentum (LITE) (Optical and photonic products)


MagicJack VocalTec Ltd. (CALL) (Cloud communications products)

Maxar Technologies Ltd. (MAXR) (Operates remote sensing spacecraft and provides space imagery and data to defense and commercial markets)

MER Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (MTSL)  (Telecom products and services in areas that include telecom expense management and enterprise mobility management)

Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL) (Business phone systems, collaboration and contact center products)

Mobile TeleSystems (MBT) (Russia: telecommunications)

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) (Communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services)

NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR) (Networking)

NII Holdings, Inc. (NIHD) (Provides wireless communication services in Brazil)

Nokia Corporation (NOK) (Finland: network infrastructure, location intelligence, technology development and intellectual property rights activities)

Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR)  (Optical components, modules and subsystems)

Oi S.A. (OIBR) (Brazil: telecommunications)

One Horizon Group, Inc. (OHGI) (Voice over Internet Protocol platform for smartphones)

Optical Cable Corporation (OCC) (Fiber optic and copper data communication cabling and connectivity products)

Orange (ORAN) (France: telecommunications)

ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC) (M2M products and services)

Otelco Inc. (OTEL) (Wireline telephone services)

ParkerVision, Inc. (PRKR)  (Radio frequency (RF) technologies)

Partner Communications Company Ltd. (PTNR) (Israel: telecommunications)

PC-Tel, Inc. (PCTI) (Test equipment, software and engineering services for wireless networks)

pdvWireless, Inc. (PDVW) (Dispatch/two-way communication products)

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PHI) (Philippines: telecommunications)

Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) (Communication headsets, telephone headset systems)

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (TLK) (Indonesia: telecommunications)

QUALCOMM Inc. (QCOM) (Digital communication technology)

RELM Wireless Corporation (RWC) (Two-way communication products)

Resonant Inc. (RESN) (Filter designs for radio frequency)

Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN) (Session border controllers, diameter signaling controllers, policy/routing servers, media and signaling gateways and network analytics tools)

RIT Technologies Ltd. (RITT) (Israel: network products)

Rogers Communication, Inc. (RCI) (Canada: telecommunications)

SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) (Wireless infrastructure)

Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) (Canada: telecommunications)

Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. (SHEN) (Integrated communications services to consumers in the mid-Atlantic region)

Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) (Wireless solutions)

SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (SKM) (South Korea: telecommunications)

Spok Holdings, Inc. (SPOK) (Paging services and communications software)

Sprint Corporation (S)  (Brands include Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Assurance Wireless)

Superconductor Technologies Inc. (SCON)  (Superconducting materials)

Technical Communications Corporation (TCCO) (Secure communications systems)

Telecom Argentina S.A. (TEO) (Argentina: telecommunications)

Telecom Italia S.P.A. (TI) (Italy: telecommunications)

Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV) (Brazil: telecommunications)

Telefonica S.A. (TEF) (Spain: telecommunications)

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) (Home to U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom and OneNeck IT Solutions)

TELUS Corporation (TU) (Canada: telecommunications)

TESSCO Technologies Inc. (TESS) (Products for wireless systems)

TIM Participacoes S.A. (TSU) (Brazil: telecommunications)

T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) (Wireless communications services to approximately 55 million customers)

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC) (Turkey: telecommunications)

Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. (UBNT) (Networking technology)

United States Cellular Corporation (USM)(Wireless telecommunications services to approximately 4.8 million customers in 23 states)

UTStarcom Holdings Corp. (UTSI) (Hong Kong: Wi-Fi and fixed line products)

VEON Ltd. (VEON) (The Netherlands: telecommunications)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) (Integrated communications services; operations in approximately 150 countries)

ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT) (Broadband technologies and services)

Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAV) (Network and service enablement solutions and optical products)

Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD) (United Kingdom: telecommunications)

Vonage Holdings Corp. (VG)  (Cloud communications services)

Westell Technologies, Inc. (WSTL) (Cell site optimization, in-building wireless, intelligent site management and outside plant solutions)

Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) (Integrated communications services offered nationwide)

XG Technology, Inc. (XGTI) (Communications technologies for wireless networks)

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAYO) (Bandwidth infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation)