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Heavy Reading is becoming Omdia

We believe the most impactful insights come from truly integrated thinking and the unique ability to connect the dots of the vast technology, media and communications landscape. This is way Tractica, Ovum, Heavy Ready and the acquired IHS Markit technology research portfolio are combining to become Omdia.

The communication industry’s premier independent research organization

Founded in 2003, Heavy Reading is the communication industry’s premier independent research organization – specializing in report subscriptions, authoritative research, custom content and consultancy services.

Premier Research and Bespoke Consultancy Services for the Global Communications Industry

The Heavy Reading product portfolio includes in-depth reports that address critical next-generation technology and service issues, market trackers that focus on the telecom industry's most critical technology sectors, exclusive worldwide surveys of network operator decision-makers that identify future purchasing and deployment plans, and a rich array of custom and consulting services that give clients the market intelligence needed to compete successfully in the global telecom industry.
800 +
published reports
700 +
white papers
300 +
research surveys

Stay ahead of the latest technologies

Heavy Reading’s helps your company better understand and forecast the telecom industry and stay ahead of the latest technologies. Heavy Reading customers benefit from the additional advantage of leveraging the Light Reading database of over 400,000 registered users, which includes a rich list of global network operators. The Light Reading website also provides an unrivaled platform for content syndication putting Heavy Reading products and services in front of a highly engaged audience of over 490,000 unique monthly visitors.

Services include:

  • Multi-client studies
  • Strategy workshops
  • Content creation
  • Focus groups
  • Consulting services
  • Custom surveys
  • Custom research 
  • Competitive analysis