KPN And Telstra Form Joint Venture

Friday, May 19, 2000
KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom) and Telstra have agreed to form a joint venture company by merging their respective mobile satellite communications businesses. The new company, which will trade as Station 12 - is positioned to be a major player in the global satcom industry. Contributing an approximate combined figure of $145 million in net tangible assets to launch the venture, with KPN holding 65 percent of equity shares and Telstra holding the remainder, the new company has projected an initial annual revenue around $250 million.

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