Reports of planned Optus capex incorrect

26 October 2000, 9:00 am

Reports that Cable & Wireless Optus plans to spend up to $3.1 billion on its Consumer and Multimedia (CMM) division over the next five years are incorrect. The Australian newspaper today has quoted from a document, now some months old, prepared by an investment bank. The document proposed several alternative future scenarios for the CMM … Read more

Optus passes 3 million mobile customers

24 October 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus has passed the three million customer mark in the third quarter, maintaining its position as the fastest growing mobile network in Australia over the past year. Once again Optus improved its relative market share against its major competitor. Paul O’Sullivan, Managing Director Mobile, Cable & Wireless Optus said that Optus now … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus Certified to Join Cisco Powered Network Program

17 October 2000, 9:00 am

Australia’s leading integrated communications company, Cable & Wireless Optus, has joined Cisco Systems’ Cisco Powered Network (CPN) marketing and technology program. The CPN accreditation is effective immediately and signifies that Cable & Wireless Optus provides high-performance, robust and secure Internet Protocol-based services using Cisco’s leading-edge networking solutions. Service Providers achieving CPN status for particular services … Read more

Optus connects Northern Territory with cable

16 October 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus has joined forces with the Northern Territory Government, the Department of Defence and Power And Water Authority (PAWA) to build a new fibre optic cable delivering Territorians increased access to the latest high speed data services at competitive prices. The $7.5 million joint venture project will build a new 49km fibre … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus and Commerce One win contract for paper industry e-commerce platform

12 October 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced today that it has been selected to provide the e-commerce platform for Australia’s largest paper manufacturer and distributor, PaperlinX. The platform will be based on BuySite procurement software from Commerce One and CWO MarketSite and will enable customers to purchase paper products online from PaperlinX merchants. The platform will bring … Read more