Proud past, brilliant future
Our history, leaders and values.
Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets.
In Australia we provide 18.8 million retail mobile services, 3.8 million retail fixed bundles and standalone data services and 960,000 retail fixed standalone voice services.
We believe it’s people who give purpose to our technology. That's why our purpose is to build a connected future so everyone can thrive.
That’s why we build technology and content solutions that are simple and easy to use, including Australia’s largest and fastest national mobile network.
That’s why we strive to serve and know our customers better than anyone else – offering a choice of not just digital connection, but digital content as well.
And that’s why we have an international presence spanning over 20 countries.
In the 21st Century, opportunity belongs to connected businesses, governments, communities and individuals.
Telstra is proud to be helping our customers improve the ways in which they live and work through connection.
From the first telegraph post in 1854 to our 4G network, explore our interactive timeline of key events.
We’re in good shape, with a dedicated workforce, more customers than ever and great values to build on.
Our vision of the future is built upon four strategic pillars that we believe will help us thrive.