Cable & Wireless Optus delivers web billing to business customers

30 May 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today announced it has launched its web-based billing services to business customers. “Internet savvy consumers have been quick to take advantage of viewing bills online. Yet to date business has largely missed out on the wealth of information available from online billing,” said John Filmer, Director Enterprise Cable & Wireless Optus. … Read more

Sean Howard joins Cable & Wireless Optus Board

29 May 2000, 9:00 am

Sean Howard today joined the Cable & Wireless Optus Board as a non-executive Director. Howard, aged 40, was the founder of internet service provider Ozemail and Australian Personal Computer magazine. He sold his magazine publishing interests to Consolidated Press in 1992. MCI Worldcom bought his OzEmail holdings in 1999. The Chairman of Cable & Wireless … Read more

Australian mobile phones rates amongst the lowest

25 May 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today rejected a consultants’ survey that alleged Australia had the fifth most expensive mobile phone call rates. Paul O’Sullivan, Managing Director Mobile, Cable & Wireless Optus said the claims made by the National Unity Services group (NUS) don’t add up and reflect a total misunderstanding of the Australian mobile phone market. … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus signs $42 million contract with Airservices Australia

23 May 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today announced that it has signed a six-year, $42 million contract with Airservices Australia to provide a national integrated communications network. Cable & Wireless Optus has been a long-term supplier of satellite service to Airservices. This new contract will see Cable & Wireless Optus also provide a range of land-based communication … Read more

World first internet counselling service for kids goes live

19 May 2000, 9:00 am

Optus and Kids Help Line announced today that the world’s first free internet counselling service for children is live. The service, which has been trialed in selected schools nationally for the last nine months, is based on the Kids Help Line telephone counselling service and gives kids, with access to a computer and the internet, … Read more