TC Communications to sell next generation satellite phones

12 December 2008, 9:00 am

TC Communications Pty Ltd announced today the signing of a three year wholesale agreement with Optus to sell the Optus Thuraya satellite range of handsets through its Sydney and West Australian offices. Thuraya is the world’s leading supplier of satellite hand held products, with its SG2520 model, billed as the world’s first smart satellite phone, … Read more

Optus predictions this Christmas

11 December 2008, 9:00 am

Optus is predicting its customers will send over 40 million text messages and make over 38 million mobile phone calls on Christmas day. Michael Smith, Acting Managing Director, Optus Consumer said, “In recent years the mobile phone has become an integral part of the way we live our lives. More and more people now turn … Read more

Marlec to deliver world’s first smart satellite phone with Optus Thuraya

10 December 2008, 9:00 am

Marlec Pty Ltd, a satellite specialist company, announced today the signing of a three year wholesale agreement with Optus to sell the Optus Thuraya satellite range of handsets across Australia. Thuraya is the world’s leading supplier of satellite hand held products with its SG2520 model billed as the world’s first smart satellite phone small enough … Read more

Aussie Starlet Teresa Palmer Joins The Optus ONE80PROJECT Judging Panel

9 December 2008, 9:00 am

Voting now open at www.one80project.com.au Optus, MTV Networks Australia and LG Mobile Phones are excited to announce rising star Teresa Palmer as the latest judge to come on board the OPTUS ONE80PROJECT. Palmer will join Sibylla Budd, Marcus Graham, Ben Briand and Michael Selwyn (Paramount Pictures Australia’s, Managing Director) as they pick the ‘Judges Choice’ … Read more

Department of Immigration and Citizenship grants $143 million contract to Optus

9 December 2008, 9:00 am

Optus announced today that it was awarded a four-year contract with an estimated value of $143 million to supply the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) with telecommunications services, effective 1 July 2008. The agreement sees Optus and its ICT Services subsidiary Alphawest implement a ‘virtualised’ contact centre solution and roll-out Voice over IP (VoIP) … Read more