The global telecommunications sector was one of the first industries to be affected by the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals started working from home and there was an immediate need to deal with excessive demand. It was time for telecom operators to quickly change data processing to communicate with customers, meet growing demand, and promote priceless products and services in a crisis.
Communication is an important field that helps to transmit valuable information to every nook and cranny of the world. Carriers in this industry offer wireless and wired services, Internet-based services, and video communications.
Some of the world’s top 20 telecom operators in 2020 are:
Verizon ranked #1 in terms of brand value on the list of the top 20 global telecom operators in 2020, even after a downward trend of 10.5%. Last year it was placed on 2nd The brand value reached $71.35 billion, but this year, with a brand value of $63.59 billion, it ranked first, overtaking other competing brands.
Verizon is a large American company that provides telecommunications services such as wireless network coverage to customers. It boasts data, text and call performance along with network speed and stability. The company announced a market capitalization of $2441 billion in August 2020 and annual sales of $1,187 billion in December 2019.
AT&T lost its number one spot as it fell to 32.1%. The company took second place in the list of the top 20 telecom operators worldwide in 2020 with a brand value of $59.1 billion, down from $87 billion in 2019.
AT&T is a US service provider that provides wireless and wired data and voice, messaging services, and broadband Internet. This multinational company had a market capitalization of $211.5 billion in August 2020 and annual sales of $11.190 billion in December 2019.
3. China Mobile
China Mobile held the third place.rd It was on the list of the world’s top 20 telecom operators in 2020. The brand value was $492 billion, down 11.9% from $55.7 billion last year.
The state-owned Chinese-origin company is China’s leading utility and telecommunications company. The market capitalization in August 2020 is $ 153.1 billion, and the annual turnover in December 2019 is 742.92 billion yuan (CNY).
4. Deutsche Telecom
Another telecom company that was able to keep fourthWork This is Deutsch Telekom. The brand value in 2020 was $39.05 billion, down 13.6% from $46.25 billion last year.
Deutsche Telekom Company, based in Germany, is involved in information technology and telecommunication services. It provides mobile and wired services and Internet access in places such as the United States, Germany, and Eastern Europe. In 2020, the market cap and revenue (TTM) were $79 billion and $89 billion, respectively.
5. NTT Group
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation, also known as the NTT Group, was ranked 5th in the 2020 list of the world’s top 20 telecom operators. The brand value fell 12.8% from $41.6 billion in 2019 to $3.65 billion. 2020 year.
Companies of Japanese origin are involved in telecommunication services, mobile networks and telecommunication sectors. In August 2020, it had a market capitalization of $96 billion and annual sales of 11,879 billion yen in 2019.
Xfinity was deployed on 6.Work The brand value has been on an upward trend of 6.4%, rising from $27 billion last year to $282.8 billion.
Xfinity is associated with the telecommunications industry and provides wireless, internet and cable TV services to consumers.
7. China Telecom
China Telecom occupied 9Work It has established itself in terms of brand value in 2019, but by 2020 it was ranked 7th in the world’s top 20 telecom operators. The company had a 2.8% downward trend and the brand value fell from $2.63 billion in the United States. $20.05 billion in dollars
The state-owned Chinese-origin company prides itself on being one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies. In August 2020, it had a market capitalization of $22.8 billion, with annual sales of 375 million yuan (CNY) at the end of December 2019.
Spectrum exceeded expectations and had an increase of 25.0%. Last year it was placed on 12Work The brand is worth $15.4 billion, but it is ranked 8th in 2020.Work The brand is worth $1.96 billion.
Spectrum is a connectivity provider that provides customers with a variety of related products and services.
9. Vodafone Group
Although Vodafone was in 7th place, it was ranked 9th on the list of the top 20 carriers in 2020.Work Last year, the brand value reached $21.3 billion. The company has a downward graph of 10.3%, and the current brand value is $19.2 billion.
The UK-based Vodafone Group provides data and voice communications to its customers as part of its telecommunications services. This includes both mobile and wired services, along with IoT and cloud services. The company announced a market capitalization of $39.8 billion in August 2020, with annual sales of €4,974 million at the end of March 2020.
10. Orange SA
Orange SA lost the hold at 8.Work It is down 13.7% compared to last year. It currently occupies 10Work The brand value was $18.13 billion, falling from $21.3 billion in 2019, making it on the list of the top 20 telecom operators worldwide in 2020.
Orange SA is a French service provider related to mobile networks, telecommunications and telecommunications services. The multinational corporation had a market capitalization of $30.8 billion in August 2020 and annual sales of 274 million euros at the end of December 2019.
11. Soft Bank
Softbank was placed at 10.Work It appeared last year, but is currently in 11th place.Work It was included in the list of the top 20 telecom operators in the world in 2020. The brand is worth USD 161.7 billion.
Softbank is a Japanese-origin holding and investment company related to various sectors such as telecommunications, internet, etc. The conglomerate has a market capitalization of USD 111.2 billion in August 2020 and annual sales of JPY 9602 billion at the end of December 2019.
From 11Work au moved position to 12.Work This is because it showed a 11.1% decline. The brand value in 2019 was $176.2 billion, and $156.6 billion in 2020.
Au is a Japanese subsidiary of KDDI dealing with wireless services. Products released in 2000 include EZweb, C-mail, and EZ-channel.
Movistar was 13 years old.Work The brand value is trending down by 9.8%, falling from $10 billion in 2019 to $9.9 billion in 2020.
Movistar is a Spanish company involved in the telecommunications industry and provides wired, internet and pay TV services to consumers.
14. China Unicom
China Unicom is placed in 14th place.Work It was included in the list of top carriers for 2020, which is a rise from last year’s 16th place.Work. Despite the change of location, the company has seen a downward slope of 8.6%, with the brand’s value falling from $10.23 billion in 2019 to $9.55 billion in 2020.
The Hong Kong-based company has a market capitalization of $25.2 billion in August 2020 and annual sales of 251.5 million yuan (CNY) in December 2019.
Sky is ranked 15th on the list of the world’s top 20 telecom operators in 2020. The brand’s value fell from $10.39 billion in 2019 to $92.7 billion in 2020, with a decline of 10.8%.
British company Sky is involved in the mass media. Services include mobile, internet, satellite, video on demand, broadcast and broadband.
16. Eti Salat
During these turbulent times, Etisalat showed an uptrend of 2.0% and entered the list of top 20 telecom operators worldwide in 2020. Previously, it was 19th.Work The brand is worth $830 million and is currently in 16th place.Work A position with a brand value of $8.47 billion.
Etisalat is a UAE-based company that provides Internet services, mobile phones, and fixed-line and digital TV.
17. Telstra Corporation
Telstra Corporation was deployed on 17.Work Ranked in the list of top carriers for 2020. It has a downward slope of 24%, and the brand value has declined from $10.06 billion last year to $8.05 billion in 2020.
Australian company Telstra Corporation had a market capitalization of $26.1 billion in August 2020, with annual sales of $2526 billion at the end of June 2019.
STC or Saudi Telecom Company saw a growth of 13.1% and entered the list of top 20 telecom operators with 18 in 2020.Work Position, and this is up from 24Work Of last year. The brand value in 2019 is $7.29 billion, and $8.82 billion in 2020.
As the name suggests, STC is a Saudi Arabian company that provides Internet, wired and mobile telecommunication services. In August 2020, the market capitalization was $51.4 billion, and in December 2019, it recorded 543.6 billion SAR in annual sales.
The Italian company TIM fell from 17.Work ~ 19Work Following a downward trend of 16.3%, the company fell from $8.7 billion in 2019 to $7.29 billion in 2020.
Headquartered in Naples, Milan and Rome, TIM generated sales of 1787 billion euros in 2019. Provides consumers with DSL data service, mobile service and phone service.
20 o’clockWork The position is Bell, a Canadian company related to the telecommunications industry and providing Internet, digital TV, radio broadcast, telephony, mobile and landline services.
Bell had a downtrend of 10.8% and the brand value fell from USD 7.91 billion to $7 billion. In August 2020, the market capitalization amounted to 39.3 billion dollars, and at the end of December 2019, it recorded 239.6 billion CAD in annual sales.
The world’s top 20 telecom operators in 2020 had the opportunity to deal with all the disruptions in their sector. This operator is not limited to a specific country or continent, but has belonged to various regions such as the United States, Japan, China, Germany, France, etc.
They have demonstrated their resilience in difficult times and have been able to maintain dominance over the telecommunications industry.