Optus and Request sign deal to expand broadband

20 December 2002, 9:00 am

More Small to Medium businesses (SME) than ever before will have access to fast data services over digital subscribe line (DSL) technology as a result of a broadband deal announced today by Optus and Request. DSL allows SMEs to be logged on to the internet at all times without busying a phone line. This increases … Read more

Subiaco leads the way with parking with your mobile

19 December 2002, 9:00 am

The days of fumbling for small change in the bottom of the glove box are over now that you can use your mobile to pay for parking your car in Perth. The City of Subiaco is currently running a six-month trial of the system called iPark, which allows registered users to pay for their parking … Read more

Optus predicts 40 million SMS over Christmas

12 December 2002, 9:00 am

Optus Mobile is predicting its customers will send over 40 million SMS or text messages over Christmas. Paul Kitchin, Director Marketing for Optus Mobile, said SMS continues to be a popular way for people to send season’s greetings. “Last year, our customers sent over 20 million SMS between Christmas Eve and New Years Day – … Read more

SingTel continues to gain corporate business across the region

5 December 2002, 9:00 am

More than S$350 million in new contracts signed Singapore, 4 December 2002 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (SingTel) said today that it continues to win new contracts from corporate customers despite poor economic conditions and weak business confidence in the region. Recent wins by SingTel’s global account management teams in Singapore, Australia and elsewhere in the … Read more

Get in the picture – Optus makes more reasons to MMS

5 December 2002, 9:00 am

Optus has launched a new wave of MMS (multimedia messages service) content for mobile phone users and has the largest range of MMS handsets on offer giving it a head-start at the top end of the mobile market for Christmas. Mr Allen Lew, Managing Director, Optus Mobile said he expects to see steady growth in … Read more