Whether it’s the ramp-up of 5G, the move to 800G optical, the explosion of open software-based networking, or the emergence of AI, keeping yourself up to date on trends and news in the telecom industry has never been more crucial.

To help make it a little easier, we’ve created this list of telecom media and analyst influencers who keep their Twitter followers informed with the latest industry news, their own insight and opinions, and updates from some of the telecom industry’s biggest tradeshows and events.

Take a look and let us know what you think. Did we miss anyone? Let us know in the comments area below.


Andy Hicks   @AndyHicks
Analyst at GlobalData

Andrew Schmitt   @aschmitt
Founder of Cignal AI

Brad Casemore   @BradCasemore
Vice President of Research at IDC

Courtney Munroe   @ccmunroe
Analyst at IDC

Craig Matsumoto   @craigmatsumoto
Senior Analyst at 451 Research

Dana Cooperson   @DanaCooperson
Analyst at Analysys Mason

Dan Meyer   @meyer_dan 
Editor-in-Chief at SDxCentral

Dean Bubley   @disruptivedean
Telecom and 5G Futurist and founder of Disruptive Analysis

Elaina Stergiades   @SW_Support
Research Manager at IDC

Eric Hanselman   @e_hanselman
Lead Analyst at 451 Research

Gabriel Brown   @Gabeuk
Analyst at Heavy Reading

Ghassan Abdo   @GhassanAbdo4
Vice President of Research at IDC

Jeff Heynen   @jeffheynen
Research Director at Dell’Oro Group

Jeff Mucci   @jeffmucci 
CEO & Editorial Director at RCR Wireless News

John Shepler   @Telexplainer
Owner, Writer, and Publisher at Telexplainer

Lee Doyle   @leedoyle_dc
Principal Analyst at Doyle Research

Mike Robuck   @mike_robuck
Editor at Fierce Telecom

Mike Sapien   @MikeSapien
Vice President and Chief Analyst at Ovum

Pauline Rigby   @paulinerigby
Consultant at Light Counting

Phil Harvey   @futurephil
US Bureau Chief at Light Reading

Rajesh Ghai   @idc_ghai
Analyst at IDC

Ray Le Maistre   @raylemaistre
Editor-in-Chief at Light Reading

Ray Mota   @rmota
Analyst at ACG Research

Rich Tehrani   @rtehrani

Rob Powell   @Rob_Powell
Software Engineer/ Telecom Blogger at Telecom Ramblings

Scott Raynovich   @rayno
Principal Analyst at Futuriom

Scott Wilkinson   @ScottWilkinsonQ
Analyst at Cignal AI

Sean Kerner   @TechJournalist
Senior Editor at InternetNews.com

Teresa Mastrangelo   @broadbandtrends
Analyst at Broadbandtrends

Zeus Kerravala   @zkerravala
Analyst at ZK Research