Aussies set to ring in the New Year

30 December 2009, 9:00 am

Almost 50 million texts sent on Christmas Day; record mobile traffic expected on New Year’s Eve Optus is gearing up for its busiest day of the year, with customers expected to send over 57 million text messages and make 67 million mobile phone calls this New Year’s Eve1. As customers around the country welcome in … Read more

OptusZOO Mobile TV – now available on iPhone

18 December 2009, 9:00 am

Optus announced today an exciting addition to its Mobile Television line up, now available on the Apple iPhone. Optus Mobile Television will now offer live mobile TV on iPhone handsets, featuring three new live channels – Sky News, Sky News Sport and The Music Factory (TMF). These channels are only $3 per month each, with … Read more

Optus makes life easier for business customers with launch of HTC Snap incorporating Windows Mobile 6.5

17 December 2009, 9:00 am

Optus today announced the launch of the HTC Snap smartphone, pre-installed with the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system, for $0 upfront on a 24 month ‘yes’ Business $49 Cap plan. The HTC Snap, which operates on Optus’ dual band (2100Mhz/900Mhz) mobile network, extending from metropolitan to regional Australia, is the first Windows Phone® with Windows … Read more

Hark! The festive text and ring

17 December 2009, 9:00 am

Optus predicts dramatic spike in mobile traffic on Christmas Day Optus is predicting its customers will send over 50 million text messages and make over 42 million mobile phone calls on Christmas Day. The telecommunications provider anticipates text message volumes will be more than three times that of a normal day and more than 35 … Read more

Optus and Dodo sign $160 million telco deal

17 December 2009, 9:00 am

Optus announced today a four year $160 million agreement to provide Dodo with wholesale mobile, voice and mobile broadband services. Vicki Brady, Optus Wholesale and Satellite Managing Director said, “Optus continues to lead the industry in wholesale mobile services and this deal with Dodo cements us as the number one wholesaler of choice for mobile … Read more