New senior role for Melbourne

31 March 1999, 9:00 am

  Cable & Wireless Optus today announced it would further enhance the head office functions of its Melbourne office by establishing the position of Director, Strategy and Policy Development in Melbourne. Announcing the move, Chris Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Cable & Wireless Optus, said that Peter George, is addition to his key corporate role … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus demonstrates success of bundling strategy

31 March 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced today that its bundling strategy has proved a great success with 60 per cent of new pay TV customers taking local telephony as well. Cable & Wireless Optus now has 310,000 local call customers, of whom 100,000 are directly connected to the Optus HFC network. This is up by about … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus hosts Executive Call Centre Congress

30 March 1999, 9:00 am

Call centre strategies to increase corporate value are a focus for the second annual Executive Call Centre Congress being held in Sydney on March 30 and 31. The Cable & Wireless Optus hosted Congress is a meeting for Executives and Senior Managers directing the future of their organisations and will examine customer contact strategy, advancing … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus welcomes Government decision to cap USO

25 March 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement to cap the Universal Service Obligation (USO) paid by telecommunications companies for 1997/98, 1998/99 and 1999/00. Stephe Wilks, Cable & Wireless Optus’ Director, Regulatory and Public Affairs said that capping the USO would allow telecommunications companies to properly examine the real costs of the USO. … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus shows support for Greek Community

24 March 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus is the principal sponsor of this year’s Antipodes Festival, the largest Greek community festival in Australia. The Antipodes Festival is also the world’s biggest celebration of Greek culture outside Greece. It offers a diverse program of events and exhibitions which promote cultural exchange and emerging Greek-Australian talent. “Cable & Wireless Optus … Read more