Top 10 largest telecommunications companies in the world

CachHayNhat - If you are reading this, it means you are connected to the Internet. But to connect your phone, tablet, laptop or desktop to the Internet, you'll need a provider that gives you that connection. These service providers are telecommunications companies, known as telecommunications companies. In many ways, they represent gateways to the internet. It's no surprise that telecommunications companies are some of the most powerful and influential in the world.

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Although there are usually a number of smaller, locally operated telecommunications providers in most places, the market as a whole is still dominated by large, globally active telecommunications corporations. The telecommunications market is particularly dominated by five major players. The following ranking not only lists them, but also lists the entire Top 10 largest telecommunications companies in the world by their most recently achieved annual revenue.


Top 10 largest telecommunications companies in the world

Updated until August 2021


Top 10 largest telecommunications companies in the world 2021 (summary):

1. AT&T

Revenue: 171.8 billion USD

2. VERIZON

Revenue: 128.3 billion USD

3. DEUTSCHE TELEKOM

Revenue: 119.1 billion USD

4. CHINA MOBILE

Revenue: 115.2 billion USD

5. NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE

Revenue: 110.0 billion USD

6. CHINA TELECOM

Revenue: 54.4 billion USD

7. VODAFONE

Revenue: 53.1 billion USD

8 . AMERICA MOVIL

Revenue: 52.7 billion USD

9. ORANGE

Revenue: 52.7 billion USD

10. TELEFONICA

Revenue: 49.2 billion USD



1. AT&T

logo AT&T
logo AT&T

AT&T, Inc.

Revenue: 171.8 billion USD


Year of establishment: 1983

Headquartered in: Dallas, Texas, USA


Services provided in: USA and some countries in Latin America and the Caribbean


Owned telecom brands: AT&T (main brand), Cricket Wireless


Website AT&T


 

2. Verizon

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logo Verizon

Verizon Communications, Inc.

Revenue: 128.3 billion USD


Year of establishment: 1983

Headquartered in: New York City, New York, USA


Services offered in: USA


Owned telecom brands: Verizon (main brand), Visible


Website Verizon


 

3. Deutsche Telekom

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logo Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom AG

Revenue: 119.1 billion USD


Year of establishment: 1995

Headquartered in: Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


Services offered in: Germany, Poland, Hungary, Netherlands, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Romania, Greece, North Macedonia & USA


Owned telecommunications brands: Telekom (main brand), T-Mobile, T-Systems, OTE, European Aviation Network


Website Telekom Website T-Mobile


 

4. China Mobile

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logo China Mobile

China Mobile Communications Group Ltd.

Revenue: 115.2 billion USD