Optus says ‘yes’ to recharging phone cards at Westpac ATMs

28 June 2000, 9:00 am

In a coup for convenience, Cable & Wireless Optus today announced its customers would soon be able to recharge their Express Pre-Paid Mobile and Phone cards at Westpac ATMs. “Fast, easy and convenient, this service will help our customers replenish their call credits on their mobile and phone cards at anytime of day through Westpac … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus completes successful US$500 Million Issue

23 June 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus closed an issue of US$500M of senior unsecured guaranteed notes through a private placement to institutional investors in the United States on Thursday 22 June. The notes carry a coupon of 8% in US$ and the company has swapped the notes back to Australian dollars. The issue was announced and priced … Read more

Optus welcomes SAP & Commerce One deal

15 June 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today said it would move quickly to take advantage of the new global alliance between German based software house SAP and US based business to business e-commerce specialist, Commerce One to deliver integrated B2B solutions to its customers. “As the exclusive license holder of Commerce One’s MarketSite in Australia and New … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus and Lucent to Build National DSL Network

14 June 2000, 9:00 am

Sydney, Australia – Cable & Wireless Optus today announced a strategic alliance between its wholly owned subsidiary XYZed and Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) to build a national digital subscriber line (DSL) network to deliver broadband access to business customers. Lucent will build, manage, and maintain the initial XYZed network including the provisioning of equipment in … Read more

Optus expands optical network

8 June 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced a massive increase in the capacity of its state-of-the-art fibre optic network. Using DWDM (Dense Wavelength Divison Multiplex) technology, it will increase capacity 40 fold. The system will provide up to 40 wavelength channels at 10 Gbps with the ability to expand to 160 channels. “We are delivering to our … Read more