Optus predicts record mobile traffic this New Year’s Eve

31 December 2010, 2:07 pm

Aussies are expected to turn to their mobile phones in record-breaking numbers to call and text their friends and loved ones as they usher in the New Year. Optus predicts its customers will send as many as 70 million SMS messages and make up to 62 million mobile calls this New Year’s Eve* – an … Read more

Optus text messages to chime louder than ever with over 64 million predicted to be sent on Christmas Day

23 December 2010, 2:09 pm

This holiday season, Optus predicts its customers will send over 64 million text messages and make close to 41 million mobile phone calls on Christmas Day 2010. Optus customers are also predicted to make over 35 million fixed line calls and to spend over five million minutes on the phone to friends and family overseas … Read more

Starlight and Optus launch Livewire online community at the Townsville Hospital

22 December 2010, 2:19 pm

The Starlight Children’s Foundation, with the support of Optus, has launched the Livewire online community in Townsville Hospital to give young people with a serious illness or disability a safe environment to make friends, gain peer support and share experiences with others who understand them. Livewire and Optus have donated two netbooks and wireless connectivity … Read more

Australia set To Get all Shook Up for World Record attempt

22 December 2010, 2:15 pm

Optus joins forces with the CountryLink Parkes Elvis Festival for Elvis impersonation grand title Aussie Elvis fans are getting ready to put on their blue suede shoes and rock around the clock in a bid to win back the Guinness World Record™ title for the ‘Largest gathering of Elvis Presley impersonators’. Optus, in conjunction with … Read more

Optus and FOXTEL sign new subscription television agreements

21 December 2010, 2:22 pm

Agreements allow Optus to provide FOXTEL services, including HD, to more Australians for the first time Optus and FOXTEL today announced that they have signed new agreements that will allow Optus customers to receive FOXTEL’s HD services; and for the first time will enable Optus to offer FOXTEL outside its cable area under a non-exclusive … Read more