Saturn Communications Limited
SATURN COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED
1998 to 2001
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND; AUSTRALIA
strategic consulting services
SaskTel International (SI) played the role of both an equity partner as well as a management consultant for Saturn Communications Limited. SI assisted with the overall operational objective directive of the company and had multiple staff assisting with all aspects of the operations for the full period of the project.
In July 1997, SI acquired a 35% equity interest in Saturn Communications Limited, (Saturn), now known as TelstraSaturn Communications Limited, in Wellington New Zealand. Saturn was a new cable TV service provider which was expanding into telecommunications. Saturn had an important competitive advantage in the Wellington market?the first company to provide pay TV, telecommunications and data services for consumers in one integrated package. SI later exchanged shares in Saturn for a financial gain.