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Our Management Team


Tony Bentham

Managing Director

Tony co-founded Stelatel in 1999 to offer an alternative delivery partner for the Foxtel project. Tony now oversees the operation to ensure the business is delivering its services in accordance with its values.

Tony is responsible for the Quality of Services Stelatel delivers and is our Quality Assurance Manager. Tony works closely with Michael & Scott to ensure the quality standards are met and any defects are appropriately remediated.

Tony has over 40 years’ experience within the telecommunications industry having started his career as a Telstra Technician before moving into project management with Vision Stream where he worked on a variety of Telecommunications projects. Tony has been operating his own business for over 16 years working with volume builders, developers & delivery partners on small and large scale projects.

Scott Kavanagh

Managing Director

Scott became a partner of Stelatel in 2014 to head up the administrative and financial functions of the business. Scott manages the team who oversee a variety of tasks including scheduling of jobs, pit & pipe design, Telstra and nbn compliance, budgeting, and reporting.

Scott is responsible for Stelatel’s quality management system, designed to ensure our technicians are appropriately trained and accredited, and have the required procedures, to complete their work to the highest of standards.

Scott brings a wealth of experience to Stelatel having worked in a variety of roles over the past 15 years, including project management, management accounting, operational and procurement roles. Scott has predominantly worked within financial institutions, as well as within the hospitality and logistics industries.

Michael Bentham

Managing Director

Michael became a partner of Stelatel in 2014 to head up the operational functions of the business. Michael manages the workforce that deliver Stelatel’s services Victoria wide including NBN connections, lead in conduits and development sites to name a few.

Michael is responsible for the health and safety of our workforce and is our HSE Officer. Michael works closely with the workforce to ensure they are able to conduct their work in a safe manner to the standards that we are governed by.

Michael has been in the telecommunications industry for over 15 years having started his career installing PayTV on the Foxtel rollout. Throughout the years Michael has worked on both small and large scale projects and has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience across the industry including Digital Antennas & MATV, Satellite TV, Fibre network, excavation and civil works.

Why Choose Us?

Stelatel believes in offering a quality product in a safe & efficient manner for all the services we offer. Whether it is advising our clients on design requirements or installing pits and lead in conduit Stelatel ensure our administration and technical workforce are suitable qualified, complete on-going training and are backed by detailed procedures to meet the high standards our partners expect. Stelatel is committed to quality and will be finalising our ISO accreditation early in 2017.

What our clients have to say

The job done was perfect! Everything they did was spot on! Michael stayed until the job done properly and everything was functioning just right. I would definitely recommend him to others.




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