Which 10 technology media companies are the big stars? When it comes to the leading technology media companies in the world, the U.S. reigns. We have compiled the list of top 10 technology media companies in the USA. Our ranking is determined by several metrics including size, sales, assets, market value, and employees.
Comcast is the largest broadband provider in the USA and has over 22 million high-speed Internet clients. With $68.8 billion in sales, $159.3 billion in assets and $68.8 billion in sales, the company has a market value of $147.8 billion. The company has a massive workforce— numbering 139,000 employees.
2) 21st Century Fox
Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox houses the media mogul’s film and television asset. The company engages in film production and television broadcasting. It has $32.6 billion in sales, $52.7 billion in assets, and $9.3 billion in profits— giving it a market value of approximately $72.5 billion.
Google is a multinational technology company focusing on Internet-related products and services that include online advertising technologies cloud computing, software, social networking service (Google+), and search. Currently, the company net worth is at $200 billion, making it one of the most valued companies in the world. Google runs a very profitable and efficient business and has over 47,756 employees.
Facebook, an online social networking service, came of age financially in 2013. The company is worth about $350 billion. It is estimated that the company could someday be worth $1 trillion. Recently, Facebook reported it has almost 1.5 billion monthly active users. More than 1.3 billion of the users connect to the site using mobile devices. As of December 2015, 12,691 individuals were full-time employees in the company.
Viacom is the home to cable networks MTV, Spike TV, and Comedy Central, among others. In terms of revenue, the company is among the largest broadcasting and Cable Company. Comprising Viacom Media Networks, Paramount Pictures, and BET Networks, Viacom operates around 170 networks reaching over 700 million subscribers in 160 countries.
6) Time Warner
Time Warner is a multinational media and entertainment conglomerate located in New York City. The company is currently the world’s third largest television networks. In 2013, Time Warner reported revenue of $28.7B and an adjusted operating income of $6.1B.
Netflix, a multinational entertainment company, specializes in and offers streaming media and video on demand online and DVD by mail. Netflix has $7.16 billion in sales and is available in more than 190 countries The Company has of the largest workforces in the media and technology sector, more than 185,000 employees.
Disney, a multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, is the world’s 2nd largest media conglomerate in terms of revenue. In the last measured quarter, Disney generated over 12.97 billion U.S. dollars revenue. The company boasts of over 175,000 employees.
9) Dreamworks Animation
Dreamworks Animation reported net income of $55.1 million on revenue of $707 million. The company has produced movies such movies as The Croods and Turbo. In 2013, the company had 2,200 employees.
LinkedIn, a business-oriented social networking service, has more than 433 million accounts. On June 13, 2016, Microsoft said it will acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, a deal likely to be completed by the end of 2016.