Optus provides rebates for Tsunami disaster calls

29 December 2004, 9:00 am

Optus said today it would offer rebates on phone calls made by Australians trying to contact family and friends in the areas affected by the Tsunami disaster. The Company will rebate Optus-related fixed line and mobile costs for consumers calling from Australia to countries in the disaster areas. Customers contacting immediate family members travelling or … Read more

Optus submits mobile termination undertaking to ACCC

23 December 2004, 9:00 am

Optus announced today it had lodged an access undertaking to the ACCC, setting out the rates that it would charge other telcos to terminate calls to the Optus mobile network for the 2005-2007 period. The undertaking sets rates of 19.25 cents for 2005; 18 cents for 2006; and 17 cents for 2007. In the undertaking, … Read more

Optus furthers commitment to the Hunter region

23 December 2004, 9:00 am

Optus today announced a further enhancement to its mobile coverage in the Hunter region, with the installation of a new mobile site in Mulbring, covering Erlington and Freemans Drive. Allen Lew, Managing Director Optus Mobile said, “Optus is focused on enhancing its GSM network in the Hunter region. “Mulbring has benefited from Optus’ $5 million … Read more

Optus takes the lead with Australian satellite deals

22 December 2004, 9:00 am

Optus announced today it had significantly increased its portfolio of corporate and government clients for satellite services over the past 12-months. Warren Hardy, Managing Director of Optus Wholesale & Satellite, said the deals Optus had executed in 2004 had strengthened its position as Australia’s leading satellite provider. “Optus has an extensive background of supplying satellite … Read more

Optus brings network coverage to Moura, Queensland

20 December 2004, 9:00 am

Optus today announced a further boost to its GSM network coverage in regional Queensland with the installation of mobile facilities in the Moura township. Allen Lew, Managing Director Optus Mobile said, “The installation of the mobile facilities has improved and extended mobile coverage throughout the Moura township and the immediate surrounds, providing greater access for … Read more