SP Telemedia (SOT)

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SP Telemedia (SOT) is a leading multi-media full service telecommunications Company trading as SOUL, with a market capitalisation of more than $700M. The Company has a strong presence in telecommunications industry of Australia and it is engaged in the provision of innovative voice, internet and data services to an extensive customer base. SOT listed on the ASX on 10 May, 2001. In October 2005, SOT elected to combine all of the SPT companies including Soul Pattinson Telecommunications, SPT Telecommunications and SPTCOM, in order to make one new brand, called Soul. SOT owns the second largest voice and data network in Australia and it is the most profitable, fastest growing and sustainable Australian telecommunications company, generating positive cash flows and revenue. The Company completed the acquisition of TPG Holdings Limited in April 2008 and acquired Chariot Limited in August 2008. The Group has recently made significant expansion which has enabled it to establish an infrastructure based full-service multimedia/telecommunications business. There are a number of entities included in the Corporate Group such has NBN Limited (NBN), One80 Digital Post (180 D), B Digital Limited (BBB), B Digital (B), Digi Plus (Digi), Soul Pattinson Telecommunications (Soul), SPTCOM Pty Limited (previously Comindico) and SPT Telecommunications (SPT JV). SOUL has developed and launched a national IP network to impart Video over IP for Digital Television distribution. The network carry DTV for NBN Television, WIN Television, Prime, SBS, ABC and TEN together with carrying the standard WAN and VOIP services for a wide customer base comprising Consumer, SME, Corporate and Government sectors.

SP Telemedia History

SOT became floated on the ASX in May 2001. In 2004 it completed the takeover of Nine Network affiliate, NBN. In October 2005, the Company elected to consolidate all of the SPT companies which include Soul Pattinson Telecommunications, SPT Telecommunications and SPTCOM to create one new brand, Soul. On 7 April 2008, the parent entity acquired 100% of TPG Holdings Limited. The consideration for the acquisition was a cash payment of $150 million plus the issue of 270,000,003 ordinary shares in SP Telemedia Limited.

SP Telemedia (SOT) Products and Services

  • Internet services
  • Telecommunications products and services for home and business

SP Telemedia (SOT) Locations and Subsidiaries

SP Telemedia Head Office
11-17 Mosbri Crescent, Newcastle
NSW, Australia, 2300
Phone: (02) 8220 6000
Fax: (02) 9252 7855

SP Telemedia Subsidiaries

Soul Patterson Telecomms Pty Ltd
TPG Internet Pty Ltd
Sptcom Pty Ltd
Soul Communications Pty Ltd
TPG Holdings Pty Ltd
Value Added Network Pty Ltd
TPG Network Pty Ltd
TPG Research Pty Ltd
TPG Broadband Pty Ltd
Orchid Cybertech Services Incorporated
Orchid Human Resources Pty Ltd
Chariot Limited
Ominet Wireless Pty Ltd
Alphalink (Australia) Pty Ltd
Soul Pattinson Telecommunications Pty Ltd
SPT Telecommunications Pty Ltd

Other SP Telemedia Details

SP Telemedia Year Established: 2000
ACN: 093 058 069
D-U-N-S: 740947049
ABN: 46093058069
Previous Company Names: SP Telecommunications Limited; Soul Pattinson Telecommunications Holdings Ltd

SP Telemedia (SOT) Share Price

Submitted by ASX Listed Company on 3 January, 2009 - 21:35

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