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Telecommunications

Companies in the Telecommunications sector provide traditional fixed-line telephone, wireless, and data services. These companies can also be engaged in the designing, building, and servicing of communications devices and networks.

All Telecommunications investments from Fidelity

Our selection of sector- and industry-level mutual funds can help you gain the exposure you're looking for. We also offer sector mutual funds and sector ETFs from other leading asset managers.

Sector mutual fund Fidelity Select Telecommunications Portfolio (FSTCX)
Sector ETF Fidelity MSCI Telecommunication Services Index ETF (FCOM)
Industry-targeted mutual fund Fidelity Select Wireless Portfolio (FWRLX)

Research Telecommunications at Fidelity

Our in-depth research can help you better understand the industries and companies that make up this sector, with timely performance data and powerful stock, mutual fund, and ETF screeners.

Companies in this sector*

  • China Mobile Ltd. (CHL)
  • AT&T Inc. (T)
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)
  • Vodafone Group Plc. (VOD)
  • NTT Docomo Inc. (DCM)

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Fidelity Viewpoints®

Our Viewpoints articles provide perspective from Fidelity on the markets and economy, investing, and personal finance.

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Investment decisions should be based on an individual’s own goals, time horizon, and tolerance for risk.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

* Represents the five companies in this sector with the largest market capitalizations, as of 09/23/2013.

Stock markets, especially foreign markets, are volatile and can decline significantly in response to adverse issuer, political, regulatory, market, or economic developments. Sector funds can be more volatile because of their narrow concentration in a specific industry.

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