Australia to ring in the New Year as Optus predicts record number of calls and texts this New Year’s Eve

31 December 2011, 9:00 am

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 2012. This New Year’s Eve^, Optus predicts its customers will: Send more than 76 million SMS messages (an increase of 10 million from last year) Make more than 51 million … Read more

We wish you a social media Christmas

22 December 2011, 9:00 am

We wish you a social media Christmas New research reveals Aussies’ plan to send Christmas wishes via social media and SMS over an expanded Optus Open Network More than one in three (36 per cent) of us will be wishing our friends and family a Merry Christmas via social media this year, according to new … Read more

Optus delivers a tech-tastic Christmas with the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1

21 December 2011, 9:00 am

Optus today announced the landing of the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 to its tablet range, in time to fill Christmas stockings around the country. Available from today on the Optus online store, the GALAXY Tab 10.1 will be offered on a range of competitive plans for consumers and small and medium businesses (SMBs). Consumers will … Read more

Greenethorpe and Koorawatha to enjoy their first mobile Christmas with Optus

21 December 2011, 9:00 am

Residents in Greenethorpe and Koorawatha in Central West NSW can enjoy their first ‘mobile’ Christmas with Optus after receiving dedicated 3G mobile coverage for the first time as of last Friday. Optus is able to bring mobile coverage to both towns after building a new mobile tower on Mt Crowther, which will also enhance the … Read more

Optus Connects Communities with 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report

19 December 2011, 9:00 am

Optus today released its 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report, Connecting Communities, for the financial year ending 31 March 2011. This is the 12th report Optus has published as part of its commitment to being transparent about its progress on social, customer and environmental impacts. Key report highlights include: Commitment to the community – fostering connections to … Read more