Optus@Home High-Speed Cable Internet Service fast approaching

29 October 1999, 9:00 am

At Home Network Australia, the joint venture between Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home, today released details of Optus@Home, the much-anticipated high speed cable Internet service. Optus@Home is the ultimate online service providing a unique combination of high-speed Internet access with exciting broadband Internet content. “Optus@Home is a revolutionary new online service that will deliver … Read more

New Adelaide Call Centre to create 500 jobs

29 October 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced today it had chosen Adelaide for a new customer call centre – creating between 450 and 500 new jobs in South Australia. The new centre, to be located in North Terrace, together with the existing call centre in Adelaide’s Technology Park, will see Cable & Wireless Optus employing more than … Read more

Optus FreeTime smashes the long distance time barrier

29 October 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today launched an assault on the long distance telephony market with a pricing structure designed to change the way people make national and international long distance calls. Called Optus FreeTime, the new pricing offer is unique in removing distance, time and cost barriers from long distance calls. The offer is a … Read more

Optus brings competition to rural WA

26 October 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today entered into an agreement with the Government of Western Australia to offer – for the first time – real competition in the supply of data communications to government agencies in remote and rural areas of the state. Stephen Beynon, Cable & Wireless Optus’ Director Data and Business Services welcomed the … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus to launch $500M satellite

24 October 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today announced it will launch a A$500 million satellite in early 2002. Called the C1 satellite, it will become Australia’s -hotbird’ delivering the majority of the country’s satellite services. The announcement follows the successful completion of negotiations with the Australian Department of Defence, and key suppliers Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) and … Read more