South Australian Businesses get Competitive Broadband Access

29 March 2001, 9:00 am

South Australian businesses can now take advantage of real and effective competition in the market for high-speed telecommunications access with the completion of a Digital Subscriber Line network in Adelaide. Broadband access company, XYZed now offers competitively priced, high-speed, business quality DSL access in the Adelaide CBD. High-speed DSL access allows business customers to combine … Read more

West Australian Businesses get Competitive Broadband Access

29 March 2001, 9:00 am

West Australian businesses can now take advantage of real and effective competition in the market for high-speed telecommunications access with the completion of a Digital Subscriber Line network in Perth. Broadband access company, XYZed now offers competitively priced, high-speed, business quality DSL access in the Perth CBD. High-speed DSL access allows business customers to combine … Read more

Optus welcomes proposal from SingTel

26 March 2001, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus Limited (Optus) today welcomed the proposal from Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) to make an offer for the company of up to A$4.57 per share. The proposed offer, which values Optus’ equity at up to A$17.2 billion, would create a major Asia-Pacific telecommunications company, with proforma revenues of almost A$10 billion for … Read more

Optus satellite speeds internet into NT schools

22 March 2001, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today announced a $7 million deal with the Northern Territory Government to deliver high-speed internet access via satellite to all public schools in the Territory. Optus will carry information to and from approximately 4,000 computer terminals for around 35,000 school students. Chris Hancock, Managing Director Data & Business Services, Cable & … Read more

Optus wins national 3G licence

22 March 2001, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus announced that it was successful in bidding for 3G spectrum in today’s 2 GHz auction held by the Australian Communications Authority. Optus paid a total of A$248.87 million for 3G spectrum. This includes $241.1 million for a national licence which covers 10 MHz in capital cities and 5 MHz in regional … Read more