G9 welcomes the ACCC’s ‘Encouraging’ Decision on Special Access Undertaking

17 December 2007, 9:00 am

The G9 consortium of competitive telecommunications companies today welcomed feedback from the ACCC on the special access undertaking (SAU) lodged by the G9 earlier this year. “The ACCC’s draft decision is encouraging,” said Paul O’Sullivan, Chief Executive of Optus. “We are pleased that the ACCC has stated that it is generally comfortable with the G9’s … Read more

Optus Cable Network hits High Speed

17 December 2007, 9:00 am

Optus announced today a speed upgrade on its Optus Cable Network. New and existing customers on the MyHome Broadband Cable and Optus ‘yes’ Fusion Cable plans accessing the network in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will be able to enjoy speeds of up to 20Mbps^. “This upgrade means that even customers in Brisbane on the Optus … Read more

Optus confirms technology and vendor choice for national 3G roll out

13 December 2007, 9:00 am

Optus confirmed today the technology and vendors it will work with to deliver a robust and competitive national 3G/High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) network. Optus will use a combination of 900 megahertz (MHz) and 2100MHz frequency ranges to complete the network, and has appointed vendors Huawei and Nokia Siemens Networks for the completion of the … Read more

Optus: We’re ready to build a FTTN network

7 December 2007, 9:00 am

“Optus stands ready to build a national FTTN network, to do so in a joint venture with the federal Government, and to make it an open access network with the regulatory safeguards the Government has rightly said it requires,” Mr O’Sullivan said. Mr O’Sullivan was responding to comments from Telstra Chief Executive Sol Trujillo, who … Read more

Optus unplugs Broadband

29 November 2007, 9:00 am

Optus announced today its attack on the wireless broadband market with the launch of new pricing and an expanded product offering within the Optus Wireless Broadband (OWB) portfolio for Consumer, Small and Medium Business (SMB) and Optus Business customers. “OWB pricing is groundbreaking, with monthly fees comparable to what the competition is charging for fixed … Read more