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Corporate entry AUSSAT Pty Ltd (1979 - 1992)

From
1979
Australia
To
1992
Functions
Telecommunications

Summary

AUSSAT was created by the Australian Government in 1979 and was one of Australia's national satellite companies and was one of the first national communications satellite systems in the world. It became a publicly-owned company known as AUSSAT Pty Ltd and delivered satellite television, telephone and other services. It is credited with being responsible for greatly improved outback communications. In December 1991 AUSSAT was sold by the Australian Government to Optus Communications.

Timeline

 1979 - 1992 AUSSAT Pty Ltd
        Optus Networks Pty Ltd

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