Last Updated on February 15, 2021 by Henry John
On the frontline of 5g rollout are 5g infrastructure companies.
5g infrastructure companies are the providers of 5g network equipment (such as radio hardware and base stations) which network carries, like Verizon Communications, use to offer 5g network services to their customers. They can also be companies that owns, operates and develops communication sites (wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure companies).
Ideally, 5g infrastructure companies are the first to benefit massively from the rolling out of 5g network technologies. As such, it is not unexpected that 5g infrastructure companies are getting contracts worth billions of dollars and will make billions supplying 5g network equipment in 2021.
According to Marketsandmarkets, “the 5G infrastructure market is estimated to be valued at USD 784 million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 47.775 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 67.1%”.
The 5G boom is just getting started and if you are not in 5G come 2021, you may miss out on mouthwatering growths.
Check out the best 5G stocks for 2021 that have great growth potentials.
If you are interested in investing in 5G infrastructure companies, here are 5 top 5G Infrastructure Companies to invest in for 2021:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) provides information and communications technology solutions for service providers.
It operates through four segments: Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and Other.
The Networks segment provides hardware, software, and related services for radio access and transport, as well as related services, such as design, tuning, network rollout, and customer support.
The Digital Services segment offers products and services for operators in the areas of business support systems, operations support systems, cloud core, cloud communication, network functions virtualization, and cloud infrastructure, as well as consulting, learning, and testing services.
The Managed Services segment provides networks and IT managed, network design and optimization, and application development and maintenance services to operators.
The Emerging Business and Other segment consists of emerging businesses; iconectiv that offers software-based interconnection solutions; and Red Bee Media, which consists of technology enabled services to manage the play-out platform for broadcasters and content owners.
It operates in North America, Europe and Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, South East Asia, Oceania, India, North East Asia, and internationally.
The company was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
Nokia Corporation engages in the network and technology businesses worldwide.
The company operates in four segments: Ultra Broadband Networks, Global Services, IP Networks and Applications, and Nokia Technologies. It focuses on mobile radio including macro radio, small cells, and cloud native radio solutions for communications service providers and enterprises; and provides network planning and optimization, network implementation, and systems integration, as well as company-wide managed services.
The company also offers fixed networking solutions, such as copper and fiber access products, solutions, and services. In addition, it provides network infrastructure and professional services for mobile networks; and managed services for the fixed, mobile, Internet protocol (IP), and optical domains. Further, the company offers network planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance services.
Additionally, it provides IP/optical networking solutions, including IP routing and optical transport systems, software, and services; software solutions, such as customer experience management, network operations and management, communications and collaborations, policy and charging, as well as Cloud, IoT, security, and analytics platforms; and submarine networks and radio frequency systems.
The company has a strategic collaboration with Microsoft. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.
3. Cisco Systems
Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, Japan, and China.
It provides infrastructure platforms, including networking technologies of switching, routing, wireless, and data center products that are designed to work together to deliver networking capabilities, and transport and/or store data.
The company also offers collaboration products comprising unified communications, Cisco TelePresence, and conferencing, as well as the Internet of Things and analytics software.
In addition, it provides security products, such as network security, cloud and email security, identity and access management, advanced threat protection, and unified threat management products; and cloud and system management products.
Further, the company offers a range of service and support options for its customers, including technical support and advanced services.
It serves businesses of various sizes, public institutions, governments, and service providers.
The company sells its products and services directly, as well as through systems integrators, service providers, other resellers, and distributors.
Cisco Systems, Inc. has a strategic alliance with Internet2 to deliver next-generation capabilities and software solutions.
Cisco Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
4. Crown Castle
Crown Castle owns, operates, and leases towers and other infrastructure for wireless communications. Crown Castle offers significant wireless communications coverage to 92 of the top 100 US markets and to substantially all of the Australian population. Technology is changing the way they interact with the world. They don’t go online anymore. They exist there. Their smartphones and tablets are connected, of course, but soon things like traffic lights, machines, appliances, and autonomous cars will all be online.
They work closely with community members, government officials, and their customers to design and build solutions that meet their unique connectivity needs—from wireless coverage to smart city solutions to custom fiber optic networks. Their solutions are built with the future in mind. They play an important role in tomorrow’s smarter, better-connected communities, while paving the way for new innovations in the way they live, work, and stay safe.
Their infrastructure solutions create important connections that make communities around the country safer, better places to live. But they don’t stop there. They have offices in every major US market and are committed to being responsible members of the communities where they live and work. One of the ways they do this is through their Connected by Good program.
Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and approximately 80,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major U.S. market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them.
5. American Tower
American Tower Corporation is a holding company. The company conducts its operations through its directly and indirectly owned subsidiaries and joint ventures. It is a wireless and broadcast communications infrastructure company that owns, operates and develops communications sites.
Its primary business includes leasing antenna space on multi-tenant communications sites to wireless service providers, radio and television broadcast companies, wireless data providers, government agencies and municipalities and tenants in a number of other industries. This business is its rental and management operations.
It also offer tower-related services domestically, including site acquisition, zoning and permitting services and structural analysis services, which primarily support its site leasing business and the addition of new tenants and equipment on its sites.
American Tower, one of the largest global REITs, has a portfolio of approximately 181,000 communications sites.