Who Are We?
Broadbandtrends LLC is an independent consulting firm. Our historic focus has been on the ubiquitous connectivity of ultra-broadband (both fixed and mobile) infrastructure, services and regulation in the areas of Smart Grid, Connected Home, Digital Health/Fitness, Smart Cities, Wi-Fi, Wearables and IoT.
Broadbandtrends LLC has recently expanded its consulting practice with additional coverage of the transportation sector as it relates to electric and autonomous vehicles with emphasis on battery technology, smart charging, autonomous trucking/rail as well as the regulatory challenges facing these sectors.
Broadbandtrends LLC offers a full range of strategic and custom services, providing unbiased, accurate and dependable research and analysis that will help drive tangible results for our clients.
Our clients include many of the leading providers of Telecommunications solutions in the industry today:
Our Commitment to Our Clients
To foster a collaborative environment that provides timely, unbiased and actionable insight and analysis that will help drive tangible results for our clients. Our goal is to help our clients identify new opportunities, understand the challenges and optimize their strategies for success.
Founder - Teresa Mastrangelo
Teresa Mastrangelo, Founder, brings 34 years of telecommunications experience to Broadbandtrends LLC. She is regarded as one of the leading analysts covering fixed and mobile broadband infrastructure and services and network transformation strategies.
In her role, Teresa works in an advisory position to equipment manufacturers, service providers, financial analysts and venture capital firms to identify emerging trends, new market opportunities and advise on product positioning, market development, and business plans. Her custom work includes Competitive Assessments and Market Entry Strategies, Product Portfolio Assessments, Market Validation Studies, Blogs, Webinars and White Papers.
She has been able to successfully leverage her extensive product management, product marketing and strategic planning background to bring an unmatched level of expertise to her market research and analysis.
She is an invited speaker at industry events around the world, including the Broadband World Forum in Europe and Asia, and is frequently quoted in trade and business publications such as Washington Post, San Jose Mercury, BusinessWeek, Smart Money, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Network World, and Lightwave. In addition, she contributes blogs and articles for many publications and sites.
Prior to founding Broadbandtrends LLC, Teresa worked for RHK as the Program Director for RHK's Broadband Network Strategies program, where she had responsibility for the development of global market research and analysis of broadband infrastructure and services; as well as circuit to packet migration and VoIP. Prior to RHK, Teresa held senior level product marketing and product management with Cisco Systems, Advanced Fibre Communications (now part of Tellabs) and NEC America, and Appalachian Power as a communications engineer.
Teresa was awarded her BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1987. Post graduate work includes The Management Institute at Roanoke College as well as executive programs at Penn State University.
Principal Analyst - Adam Mastrangelo
Adam Mastrangelo, brings 30+ years of Transportation Industry experience to Broadbandtrends LLC. His areas of focus are Smart Home, Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Grids. In his role, Adam works in an advisory position to identify emerging trends & new market opportunities and to advise on product positioning, business plans, and market development for equipment manufacturers, service providers, financial analysts and venture capital firms. His custom work experience includes the following: Product Portfolio Assessments, Market Validation Studies, Competitive Assessments and Market Entry Strategies, White Papers, Blogs, and Webinars.
Prior to joining Broadbandtrends LLC, Adam worked for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) as the Manager of NS’ Transportation Data Center (TDC). Adam was in charge of an Evidence Preservation Program and worked at the direction of NS’ Law and Casualty Claims departments. NS’ TDC processed, distributed, and preserved data retrieved from a Vehicular Data Recorder Fleet of over 4,000 devices with a program cost exceeding $100M. Adam was often called upon as a Fact, Defense, &/or Subject Matter Expert to provide deposition testimony and serve as an expert witness in hearings and court cases as directed by corporate and outside counsel.
While at NS, Adam worked in several areas of Operations including Engineering, Mechanical, and Research & Tests. Adam worked directly with corporate executives, governmental officials, industry experts, and all company departments to implement effective “solutions” to current and future transportation needs. “Solutions” included the development and/or refinement of: Products and Equipment*; Department of Transportation (DOT) government regulations; and industry standards. Adam actively participated in several Association of American Railroad (AAR) Committee Task Force Working Groups – Loss of Shunt; Texas A&M Affiliate Lab; Remote Control Locomotives; Positive Train Control (PTC); Locomotive Image and Audio Recording Devices; and Railway Safety Advisory Committee (RSAC) Locomotive Recording Devices. In addition, Adam was a National Academy of Science, Transportation Research Board – Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Committee Member.
Adam was awarded his BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1985 and a MBA from Lynchburg College in 1994. Adam received his certification for Automotive Crash Data Recorder (CDR) use from the Institute of Police Technology and Management, University of North Florida in 2003. For the past 25+ years, Adam was a qualified, licensed locomotive engineer.
* (1) “Violator” Video Surveillance System (2) “Violator” Video Surveillance Ticketing System (3) “Sealed Corridor” Enhance Warning Devices – Median Barriers, Longer Gate Arms, 4Q Gates, 4Q Gates w/medians, etc. (4) Intelligent Health Monitoring System for Highway-Rail Intersections (5) Lead/Remote Locomotive Distributed Power System (6) “RailView” LDVR System and (7) Locomotive Cab Cellphone Detection System