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From telegrams to touch-screen tablets, Telstra Corporation Limited (TLS) is Australia’s largest and longest-running provider of telecommunications and information products and services.

Telstra is one of the largest listed companies on the ASX and provides 18.3 million retail mobile services, 3.7 million retail fixed bundles and standalone data services and 1.4 million retail fixed standalone voice services within Australia.

The telecommunications and information service provider also has a presence in 20 countries around the globe.

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What was the original price of Telstra shares?

The Australian government sold the first tranche of its Telstra shares in November 1997. At the time, these were sold publicly at a price of $3.30 to retail investors and $3.40 per share to institutional investors.

Does Telstra pay dividends?

Subject to Board approval, Telstra pays an interim dividend in March and a final dividend in September.

How do I buy or sell Telstra shares?

To buy Telstra shares you must do so via a broker as Telstra cannot sell shares directly to investors.

If you wish to sell your shares (and you do not have a broker) you can go through Link Market Services (Telstra’s share registry).