Australia is country number 12 of the world’s largest economies and the 5th largest when it comes to highest per capita incomes. This means that Australian companies (including the telecommunications ones) are among the most important (or at least the richest ones) in the world. Here are the top five:
This Melbourne-based telecommunications and media company is responsible for providing basic access services, mobile telecommunications services and broadband Internet access and content to most homes and businesses in Australia. It also builds, operates and markets voice, mobile, and television or internet products and services. It’s a public company and its traded as (ASX, NZX and OTC Pink)
SingTel Optus Pty Limited is one of the biggest telecommunications companies in Australia. The company deals mainly under the brand Optus, while at the same time maintaining several subsidiaries such as Virgin Mobile Australia or Boost Mobile in the mobile telephony market, Uecomm in the web services market, and Alphawest in the ITC services sector.
This is a joint venture in the telecommunications industry operating in Australia. as a merger between Vodafone Australia and Hutchison 3G Australia, this has more than 7,000,000 subscribers now, to whom it provides all sorts of telecommunications services including messaging services and voide call services, videocalling, audio and music videos downloading and internet surfing.
The joint venture entity belongs to Hutchison Telecommunications Australia which is a subsidiary of Hon Kong’s Hutchinson Whampoa.