Cable & Wireless Optus performs first live online B2B auction

28 September 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today launched its new online business-to-business ‘live’ auction service, net Auctions. The service hosted its first live auction to purchase office supplies from suppliers in a competitive online environment. Cable & Wireless Optus sought requests for proposals from three suppliers for $300,000 worth of office supplies. The successful bidder was National … Read more

Optus examines options for growth

27 September 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced today that it was conducting an ongoing review of structural and strategic options for all three of its operating businesses, Data and Business Services, Mobile and Consumer & Multimedia. The company is enjoying dramatic growth and increased market share. The market value of Cable & Wireless Optus has increased five … Read more

Say it silently with SMS

14 September 2000, 9:00 am

14 Apr 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus today made its short message service (SMS) available to pre-paid mobile customers just in time for the Olympics. Finola Thompson, General Manager, Mobile Internet and Data, Cable & Wireless Optus said Optus Express, Ozitalk and Boost pre-paid mobile customers would be quick to take advantage of SMS at … Read more

Cable & Wireless announces online procurement project with SAPMarkets and Commerce One team

13 September 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless, the global telecommunications group, today announced it is piloting a phased worldwide programme to put online a large proportion of its own purchasing, with Commerce One, Inc, the leader in global e-commerce solutions for business and SAPMarkets, the leader in collaborative marketplace software and solutions. Cable & Wireless’ internal e-enabling programme, of … Read more

Optus lights up with skyshow to celebrate the Olympics

13 September 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus is joining the Olympic celebrations by turning its North Sydney headquarters into the centrepiece for a giant lighting spectacular. Stephen Cameron, Director Corporate Marketing, Cable & Wireless Optus said, “We have hired the same experts who crafted lightshows for the Opening and Closing ceremonies to bring our building to life. “The … Read more