TPG Telecom has confirmed that it is currently in discussions with Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) regarding a potential "merger of equals".
The publicly-listed telecommunications provider told shareholders on 22 August that the TPG board "notes that there is no certainty that any transaction will eventuate or what the terms of a transaction would be".
The telco also said that it would keep the market informed of any updates.
Hutchinson Telecoms, which has a 50 per cent interest in VHA, issue a statement saying it is aware the both telcos have been in discussions regarding a potential merger.
ARN has contacted Vodafone for comment.
Vodafone Australia had a customer base of 5.98 million customers.