Telstra aims to extend 5G coverage to 95per cent of Australia by 2025
:Australian telecom Telstra outlined a plan on Thursday, under which it aims to extend 5G coverage to 95per cent of the country by the end of 2025 and cut AUS$500 million (US$366.85 million) in net costs.The cost reductions under the new plan, dubbed T25, are on top of the AUS$2.7 billion already being target
:Australian telecom Telstra outlined a plan on Thursday, under which it aims to extend 5G coverage to 95per cent of the country by the end of 2025 and cut AUS$500 million (US$366.85 million) in net costs.The cost reductions under the new plan, dubbed T25, are on top of the AUS$2.7 billion already being targeted under its current T22 strategy, the company said.
The plan will kick off on July 1, 2022, and includes the potential rollout of a 6G network.Telstra also said it was confident of maintaining a minimum 16 Australian cent per share fully franked dividend through T25.The company, which was split into three in November, sold a 49per cent stake in its mobile tower business for AUS$2.8 billion in July.
Telstra has been trying to restructure its operations as it faces persistent headwinds on its fixed-line business from the rollout of a state-owned broadband network.(US$1=1.3630 Australian dollars)(Reporting by Arundhati Dutta in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber and Anil D'Silva) headtopics.comRead more: CNA »
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