Amcom Telecommunications

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Amcom Telecommunications Limited
Type Public (ASXAMM)
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 1988[1]
Headquarters Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Key people Mr Clive Stein, Managing Director & CEO
Website amcom.com.au

Amcom Telecommunications Limited is a Perth, Western Australian based telecommunications company. A subsidiary Amnet offers residential broadband internet services.

History[edit]

Amcom was founded in 1988[1] by Mr Andrew Mclean to provide cabling services to CBD based corporations and institutions in Perth. Amcom acquired a telecommunications carrier licence in 1998[2] and began building a fibre optic network.

Acquisition of Arachnet[edit]

In September 2005, Amcom acquired the customers of Perth Internet service provider Arachnet for A$1.6 million, adding 5,200 broadband and 2,100 dial-up customers to their user base, increasing Amcom's total broadband numbers to 7,500.[3]

Acquisition of People Telecom's Perth corporate services business[edit]

In April 2007 Amcom Telecommunications completed the A$6.25 million acquisition of People Telecom’s Perth-based corporate services business.[4] The acquired assets include a client base using fibre and DSL-based broadband services and a large datacentre facility with some 600 square metres of space.[5]

Proposed Acquisition of IP Systems Pty Ltd[edit]

In February 2010, Amcom announced that it proposes to acquire 100% of the issued share capital of IP Systems Pty Ltd, an IP communications company delivering voice, video and data solutions to Australia and New Zealand.[6]

Products & Services[edit]

Amcom Telecommunications limited provides broadband, telephony, fibre and colocation services to consumers and business customers.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

Amcom has won the following awards:

Best Telecommunications Company of the Year 2009 - Australian Telecommunications Magazine.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "amcom- ABOUT - Investors - Board of Directors". Archived from the original on 30 August 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  2. ^ "WA Industrial Review - March 2007". Archived from the original on 2007-08-30. Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  3. ^ "Amcom snaps up Arachnet for $1.6m". Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  4. ^ "People Telecom Ltd - BuddeComm". Archived from the original on 22 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  5. ^ "Amcom nabs People Telecom's Perth fibre". Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  6. ^ "iTWire - Amcom moves into enterprise telephony, buys IP Systems". Retrieved 2010-05-17. 
  7. ^ "Australian Telecom Awards 2009". Retrieved 2010-05-17. 

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