Optus targets tourists talking down-under

18 July 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today launched Ozitalk – a network of unique worldwide alliances with the aim of putting an Optus mobile into the hands of every overseas visitor. The alliances include major telecommunications carriers, airlines and overseas retailers. Ozitalk caters for inbound travellers’ communication needs by providing services from mobiles to calling cards as … Read more

OptusNet continues strategy for explosive growth

16 July 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced today that it had more than 200,000 dial-up internet customers confirming its position as the fastest growing and number three ISP in Australia. Announcing the subscriber figures today, Adrian Chamberlain, Managing Director, Consumer & Multimedia, Cable & Wireless Optus said OptusNet was driving innovation in the market. “Today I am … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus wins South Australian Government mobile contract

13 July 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus has won a contract valued at up to $18 million over three-and-a-half years to supply and manage all of the South Australian Government’s mobile telephone services. The ‘whole-of-Government’ mobile contract win will cover an initial 18 month period followed by two optional one-year extensions. Cable & Wireless Optus won the contract … Read more

Optus Mobile takes market share – again

12 July 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus has again taken market share from its competitors for the eight successive quarter. In industry figures released today, Optus gained 38 per cent of total mobile market net additions in the June quarter, well above its percentage of market share. This is an increase of 23 per cent from the March … Read more