Cable & Wireless Optus welcomes ACCC decision on LNP pricing principles

23 June 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus’ Director of Regulatory and Public Affairs, Stephe Wilks, applauded today’s decision by the ACCC on number portability pricing principles – labelling it a victory for common sense. “The decision effectively sets the cost of customer churn at zero, ensuring that customers can choose to change carriers without penalty,” he said. Under … Read more

Say ‘yes’ at Australia Post

22 June 1999, 9:00 am

Customers at Australia Post will soon be able to purchase a range of convenient Optus Pre-Paid Mobile Express products. Post has partnered with Cable & Wireless Optus to offer the products at 800 postal outlets across the country. The range will be available from July 1, 1999. Optus Express Pre-Paid Mobile products allow customers to … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus delivers on local telephony promise

22 June 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today delivered on its commitment to shareholders and institutional investors to install 170,000 directly connected local telephony customers prior to the end of the financial year (30 June, 1999). The commitment was made prior to the company’s listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in November of last year and has been … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus secures new deal on movies

16 June 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today announced a substantial new financial deal for its supply arrangements with its major Hollywood studios. Chris Anderson, Chief Executive of Cable & Wireless Optus, said a memorandum of understanding had been signed which gave major wins for both sides – substantial savings and reductions in minimum subscriber guarantees for Optus, … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home form joint venture company

10 June 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home have formed a joint venture to deliver high-speed Internet services in Australia. The service will be marketed to consumers as ‘Optus @Home’. Under the terms of the agreement, Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home will form a new company, At Home Network Australia. The joint venture company will develop … Read more