About Us

We are Telco Searches, a knowledgeable and experienced team committed to providing you with informative, easy to understand communication search results. We aim to provide our search results to you as quickly and hassle free as possible, helping you to make an informed and educated decision on your property purchase. Our helpful team will interpret the jargon and supply the information you need to ensure your purchase is not going to end up costing you more than you bargained for!

What is a Telco Cable Search?

10+ years

The Telco Cable Search will identify if copper or Optic Fibre telecommunication cables run underneath a property. It will also identify any non standard installation which may become a problem for the buyer. Cables passing through a property can pose some serious problems for the property owner or developer if damaged. A search of all known communication carriers is conducted for properties within Australia. The search will enable the property buyer to make an informed decision on their purchase.

Please note: Telco Cable Searches is not a conveyancer nor does it intend to act as such. Telco Cable Searches is a plan interpretation service which informs you/your client of potential risks within the property boundary. Please note the plans supplied are only valid for a period of 30 days from date of letter. This report is based on the information supplied from the carriers which is current at time of request.


Who should undertake this search?

Various property professionals within the various sectors of property including:

  • agents and potential property buyers and owners,
  • residential and commercial property valuers,
  • property advisers,
  • property lawyers,
  • property developers and;
  • those approving bank loans for property within the finance lending sectors

Can I search anywhere in Australia?

Yes, this search is available Australia-wide and identifies telecommunication cables from all known carriers such as Telstra, Optus, UEComm, AAPT and PowerTel and a number of other providers. The information contained in the search result will only be as accurate as the information kept by the relevant companies/providers.

Note: Power cables won’t appear in the search result; an independent search(s) should be completed to identify their location.

How long will the search take to complete?

The search is usually completed within 3-5 business days and is returned to the nominated email address. However some searches may take longer to complete for instance, properties that are in remote locations etc.

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