20 Most Promising Wireless Solution Providers - 2016

The prodigious growth of ‘Internet of Things’, mobility, and smart devices today have placed increasing demand from networks. This heightened requisite has facilitated a deep penetration of wireless technology into newer locations and industries, meeting the growing desire for connectivity anywhere, any time. Also, the tremendous acceleration of cloud and big data insists the need for continual evolution and recalibration of wireless networks. This very fact has led to advancement of newer technologies and standards designed to improve and optimize network capacity, security and flexibility, all the while keeping a lid on costs.

From IoT emergence into the enterprise to an accelerated adoption of 802.11ac Wave 2; enterprises are finding it imperative to engineer robust wireless solutions that can deliver the coverage required for the needs of today and tomorrow. Meanwhile organizations should also take into account the growing cyber security issues.

 2016 will bring significant changes in cyber-security as the industry responds to recent increase in and sophistication of cyber attacks. Cutting edge solutions will emerge to the fore to protect devices and endpoints.

 In order to simplify and assist CIOs identify the right Wireless Solution Providers, CIO Review presents “20 Most Promising Wireless Solution Providers 2016.”

 A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the CIO Review editorial board has selected the top Wireless Solution Providers. In our selection process, we looked at the vendors’ capability to fulfill the need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the wireless technology landscape.

Top Wireless Companies

Provider of microwave networking solutions, transforming communications networks to handle the exploding growth of IP-centric, multi-Gigabit data services

Provider of technologies that streamlines WI-FI connection and makes the communication process easy for customers

Carrier Access’s core competencies are in the connectivity, technology, and lifecycle arenas—both wireless and wireline

Full turnkey provider of all services and solutions needed in the wireless telecommunications sector, offering expert guidance to Design, Build, Modify, and Maintain wireless networks

A leading cloud-optimized solutions provider for real-time communications media, applications, and infrastructure to service providers, enterprises, and developers around the globe

Provides carrier-class RF planning tools for the design and deployment of wireless networks

Software provider committed to making life online better

The company specializes in DAS—Distributed Antenna Systems, Small Cells and Wi-Fi networks, as well as Communication Towers

Provider of Point-to-Point Point-to-Multipoint and WLAN solutions for wireless internet, video surveillance and backhaul applications

A wireless systems company with unique chipset and system level products for wireless networks for emerging markets

Delivers innovative solutions to the most critical issues facing today’s wireless networks

A provider of affordable services and solutions enabling seamless Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN)

Avalan wireless

Developer and manufacturer of long range industrial wireless radios and cryptographic technology

Extreme Networks

Delivers advanced networking technology solutions and platforms enabling highest density coverage in the most challenging environments

Juniper Networks

Extending services to wireline and wireless carriers, cable and satellite operators, cloud and data center providers

KORE Telematics

Provides premier machine-to-machine (M2M) or Internet of Things(IoT) communications , utilizing comprehensive network service footprint

Skyhook Wireless

Gathers increased and contextual data on consumers’ mobile behavior, and allows advertisers to reach their audiences

SpiderCloud Wireless

Enables mobile operators to deliver scalable and unprecedented coverage, capacity and cloud services

Transit Wireless

Provide a shared wireless infrastructure to enable commercial wireless services


Designs, builds, and operates global networks, and mobile technologies that connect people and grow businesses