Portability gives Optus competitive edge

29 November 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today unveiled its plan to achieve greater competition in the inbound and call centre market place. With inbound number portability, Cable & Wireless Optus is set to give business a huge boost by offering more flexibility, lower prices and better features in the 13, 1300 and 1800 number range. From tomorrow, … Read more

Optus ready for business with LMDS network

28 November 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced that it was successful in bidding for spectrum in today’s 27 GHz auction held by the Australian Communications Authority. The spectrum is best suited for broadband wireless access, including the use of Local Multipoint Distribution System (LMDS) technology. Chris Hancock, Managing Director, Data & Business Services, said that Cable & … Read more

Optus satellites to link remote communities

27 November 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus has won a three million dollar contract from the Northern Territory Government to deliver communication services by satellite to fourteen remote communities. As part of the Electronic Outback Project, the pilot program will involve establishing a central location in each community which will house satellite equipment, payphones, a fax machine, a … Read more

Optus expands into Victorian data market

21 November 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today launched the company’s first dedicated data centre in Melbourne. The facility will cater to the growing demand for fully managed IP hosting and co-location services in Victoria. The Hon. John Brumby, Victorian Treasurer and Minister for State and Regional Development officially opened the $1.5 million centre in St Kilda. Mr … Read more

Optus and NEC to deliver integrated IP solutions

20 November 2000, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus and NEC Australia today unveiled an alliance to jointly develop complete integrated solutions for businesses and government. The alliance was announced at the 6th Annual NEC User Conference which opened in Maroochydore today. The Cable & Wireless Optus-NEC alliance builds on the Cable & Wireless Optus-Cisco alliance announced last week and … Read more