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|Traded as||ASX: TPM|
|Founded||1992 as Total Peripherals Group|
|Services||Internet service provider
|Revenue||A$574.5 million (2011)|
TPG Telecom is the fourth largest Australian ISP and IT company. The company was formed from the merger between Total Peripherals Group and SP Telemedia. Over the past 18 years, TPG has grown to more than 500,000 ADSL2+ subscribers, 192,000 mobile subscribers, 36,000 Internet telephony subscribers and 23,000 PSTN telephony subscribers, on top of building the second largest ADSL2+ network, consisting of 391 ADSL2+ DSLAMs. TPG also sells mobile phone services as a mobile virtual network operator on the Optus mobile network.
Total Peripherals Group was established in 1992 as an IT company that sold OEM computers that later moved to provide internet services.
Soul Converged Communications was an Australian telecommunications company based in Sydney. Soul's main activities revolve around telecommunications, with business and home and small business divisions.
By November 2004 Soul had acquired the assets of rival IP carrier Comindico. In April 2005, it bought a 42.9 per cent stake in mobile phone company B Digital. In September 2006 Soul increased its stake in B Digital to 74.6 per cent and made a full takeover offer.
In April 2008, SOT merged with Total Peripherals Group at a cost of $150 million in cash and $230 million in shares (approximately $80 million) with TPG Owner, David Teoh becoming the largest shareholder and Executive Chairman of the combined group. On 25 November 2009, following shareholder approval, SP Telemedia Ltd (Trading as Soul) changed its name to TPG Telecom Ltd. The ASX code was changed also from SOT to TPM.
On 29 August 2011, TPG completed its acquisition of Trusted Cloud .
The following assets are listed by the company on its website:
- B Digital Limited (BBB)
- B Digital (B)
- Digi Plus (Digi)
- PIPE Networks
- Soul Pattinson Telecommunications (Soul)
- SPT Telecommunications (SPT JV)
- SPTCOM Pty Limited (previously COMindico)
- Total Peripherals Group (TPG Australia)
Former assets 
TPG Internet 
TPG Internet sells many internet services, such as dialup, ADSL, ADSL2+, EoC, Fiber and SHDSL broadband access, email services, website & domain name hosting, IPTV, VOIP solutions and virtual phone cards.
Unlimited broadband 
On 24 September 2010 introduced a phone-line bundled unlimited plan that included unlimited, unmetered uploads and downloads and free IPTV. TPG internet does not currently operate in Tasmania, Australia's sixth most populous state.
After a limited beta, TPG officially launched IPTV service on 12 June 2007. IPTV is available to all ADSL2+ customers on supported exchanges. It is not currently known when broadcasters from other licence areas will be provided on this service, or if the service currently available in Sydney will remain broadcasting. In the Sydney area, Free To Air Broadcasters are also made available. These are as follows:
The initial national channel line-up is as follows:
The current channels, predominately news-oriented, are all free. Subscription-based channels are expected in the future.
TPG Systems 
TPG Software 
TPG Software, trading as Catsoft, makes and sells accounting software to businesses.
TPG Boomerang TV 
TPG Mobile 
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- TPG's Official Website
- TPG System's Official Website
- TPG on Alexa
- TPG listing on Internet Choice