DSL provider warns businesses to beware

25 July 2001, 9:00 am

Broadband wholesaler XYZed today encouraged small and medium businesses to be careful when choosing a provider of high-speed Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services. According to Stephe Wilks, Managing Director of XYZed, businesses buying residential grade ADSL services without checking the ‘fine print’ may be making a costly and time-consuming mistake. “Business buyers beware. Residential grade … Read more

Optus delivers Wireless Email to mobile users

17 July 2001, 9:00 am

Optus has launched Wireless Email – a new service giving business customers real time access to Microsoft Exchange email, calendar and contact information from a WAP or GPRS capable handset, personal data assistant or laptop. Finola Thompson, Director Mobile Internet & Data, Optus said wireless business is booming as people are increasingly exchanging information while … Read more

Optus wins nuclear monitoring role

11 July 2001, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today announced a seven-year deal to monitor the Pacific Ocean Region by satellite for the international Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), the organisation with global responsibility for the Treaty, and UK-based HOT Telecommunications have set up an International Monitoring System (IMS) of over … Read more

Optus extends online trading

3 July 2001, 9:00 am

Optus today announced the successful integration of its e-commerce platform, CWO MarketSite, with SupplyNet, a leading e-marketplace in New Zealand. The integration is part of Optus’ commitment to the expansion of e-commerce and is a key milestone in the development of the Global Trading Web’ in the Asia Pacific Region. The Global Trading Web is … Read more

Optus provides new home for Mackay Ospreys

3 July 2001, 9:00 am

In a bid to protect a pair of osprey in Mackay, Optus has joined forces with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service to build the birds a home. Ospreys, large fish hawks, usually nest in the top of trees or other high structures such as towers. In Mackay, a mobile base station located near the … Read more