Australia is the home to one of the biggest industries and companies from the banking sector, services industry, FMCG, retail etc. However, some of the leading telecom companies are also present in Australia. The top telecom companies in Australia include brands like Vodafone Hutchison, Telstra, Singapore Teleco, Macquaire Communications, TPG Telecom along with M2, Vocus, My Net Fone, Netcomm Wireless and Queste Communications. Here is the list of the top 10 telecom companies in Australia 2016.
10. Queste Communications
Queste Communications Limited, a telecommunications company, headquartered in Subiaco, Australia.
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Queste’s research and development facility is located in North Carolina, USA, and the company is listed in Australian Securities Exchange (ASE) since November 1998. Queste Communications owns a majority shares in Orion Equities Limited which is a listed investment company and with the help of this company, Queste is being involved in the production and sale of olive oil.
The company is involved in the following activities:
• Investing in securities of many listed and unlisted companies
• Involved in the development activities, rent and resale of real estate properties based in Australia
• Operates an olive grove in the Dandaragan estate for the olive oil production
Currently, Queste focuses on commercialization of its voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology. In support of ShareGift Australia, the company has implemented a scheme called Share Donation scheme. This is all about giving opportunity to shareholders to sell and donate shares or parcels of shares to some charity. This also requires no stockbroker or paying any brokerage fees. The company’s Board is committed to maintaining the highest standards of Corporate Governance. Quest Communications has a controlling interest of 58.9 percent in ASX Listed Investment Company.