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The 20 Best Telecommunications Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (January 2020)

Looking for a new job in telecommunications? Check our list of the most female-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best telecommunications companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Telecommunications companies on this list have been rated by 10 or more participants as of January 8, 2020. Rate your company ›

The 20 best telecommunications companies to work for

1. Ericsson

3.9 stars

Ericsson is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Stockholm, Sweden area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ericsson:

"A great place to work striving to improve where there are gaps"

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2. Ruby Receptionists

3.9 stars

Ruby Receptionists is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Beaverton, OR area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for female representation in leadership (4.7 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Ruby Receptionists:

"This is the most gender positive job I've ever had."

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3. Viasat

3.7 stars

Viasat is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Carlsbad, CA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.5 stars) and wellness initiatives (4.5 stars).

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4. GCI General Communication, Inc

3.6 stars

GCI General Communication, Inc is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Anchorage, AK area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (4.2 stars) and ability to telecommute (4.1 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GCI General Communication, Inc:

"Great company to work for. They treat employees like they matter. "

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5. Nextiva

3.6 stars

Nextiva is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Scottsdale, AZ area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for social activities and environment (4.4 stars) and paid time off (4.1 stars).

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6. TDS Telecommunications Corp.

3.6 stars

TDS Telecommunications Corp. is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Madison, WI area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and salary satisfaction (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for TDS Telecommunications Corp.:

"Love working here! I see just as many female faces as male, and the CIO is a woman. In addition, they participate in diversity initiatives outside the company in Madison. An awe..."

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7. T-Mobile

3.5 stars

T-Mobile is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Bellevue, WA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for T-Mobile:

"I love working here and the way we are supported."

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8. Verizon Wireless

3.3 stars

Verizon Wireless is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Basking Ridge, NJ area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.0 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Verizon Wireless:

"Verizon has great opportunities for women leadership positions. however it seems to be dominated by males"

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9. Crown Castle

3.2 stars

Crown Castle is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Canonsburg, PA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Crown Castle:

"Crown Castle is truly an employee-centric company. I’ve worked for four major corporations in my career and this is by far the best culture. Of course CCI isn’t perfect and does..."

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10. Level 3 Communications

3.2 stars

Level 3 Communications is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Broomfield, CO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and flexible work hours (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Level 3 Communications:

"I have been working at Level 3 for 5 years now and I love working here! This is the company I will continue to pursue my career with!"

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11. CaptionCall

3.2 stars

CaptionCall is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Salt Lake City, UT area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars) and female representation in leadership (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CaptionCall:

"CaptionCall is a great company to work for. I work at the Tucson location, but there are many throughout the southwestern states and they all seem the same. Friendly atmosphere,..."

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12. WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone

3.0 stars

WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Englewood, CO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.9 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone:

"Great place to work...if you're in with the GM..."

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13. DIRECTV

2.9 stars

DIRECTV is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Castle Rock, CO area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.5 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for DIRECTV:

"I had a great time in 8 years and different roles. Was always supported and encouraged. Met great people and great leaders. "

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14. AT&T

2.9 stars

AT&T is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Dallas, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.6 stars) and management opportunities (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for AT&T:

"Women must work twice as hard to be part of the 'good ole boy' network."

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15. Commonwealth Of Ky

2.8 stars

Commonwealth Of Ky is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Berea, KY area, that employs 2 to 10 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.2 stars) and management opportunities (3.8 stars).

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16. Sprint

2.8 stars

Sprint is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Overland Park, KS area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Sprint:

"Best corporate environment, great support, reasonable leadership. "

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17. American Tower

2.8 stars

American Tower is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Boston, MA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (3.7 stars) and paid time off (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Tower:

"I see a lot of female managers within the organization who are both qualified and respected, and have never felt as though I am given special treatment or treated negatively bec..."

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18. West Corporation

2.8 stars

West Corporation is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and female representation in leadership (3.7 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for West Corporation:

"At this time, I've been with West for several years. I have quickly moved up the ranks with no issues in regards to being a female during that time. West (not the call centers) ..."

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19. Spectrum

2.8 stars

Spectrum is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Stamford, CT area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Spectrum:

"High expectations, high stress, but high reward. Fantastic work life balance and career opportunities. Only negative is lack of team building functions...all work, no thank yous..."

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20. CenturyLink

2.7 stars

CenturyLink is a telecommunications company headquartered in the Monroe, LA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.7 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for CenturyLink:

"I love my job, but there is little room for promotion in my area."

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Companies with ratings and reviews from at least 10 current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of January 8, 2020.

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