Optus @Home priced for unlimited access

16 December 1999, 9:00 am

Optus @Home today announced fixed monthly pricing for unlimited access to its greatly anticipated high-speed cable Internet service. The Optus @Home service is provided by @Home Network Australia, the joint venture of Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home. From $59.95 a month (plus a one-off installation fee), Optus @Home customers will receive the ultimate online … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus extends fibre network in Queensland

14 December 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today signed a ten year deal with Reef Networks to extend its national fibre optic cable backbone from Brisbane to Cairns. The agreement is expected to generate in excess of $200 million in revenue from corporate customers and the Queensland Government. The new network will provide Cable & Wireless Optus with … Read more

Disability Action Plan aims at access for all

3 December 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today launched a Disability Action Plan to ensure all customers have access to communications products and services appropriate to their needs. One-in-five Australians has some form of disability. For many, such as the deaf, hearing and speech impaired accessing communications services is often difficult and requires specialised products and services. The … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus and CSC negotiate $500 million partnership agreement

2 December 1999, 9:00 am

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) today announced a major strategic partnership with Cable & Wireless Optus to supply communications services to CSC. Cable & Wireless Optus won the competitive tender, one of the largest of its kind, beating a number of its rivals. The value of the strategic partnership to expected to be in excess of … Read more

Directors right @Home

1 December 1999, 9:00 am

Following the recent announcement of its new CEO Chris Chapman, @Home Network Australia has appointed a dynamic team of directors to develop and manage its high-speed cable Internet business. Donna Lachance, Director of Multimedia for Cable & Wireless Optus and Peter Scocimara, Vice President, International, for Excite@Home, believe the new directors have specialist skills that … Read more