MNP working well

28 September 2001, 9:00 am

Optus believes it is important that customers have a true and accurate understanding of the current situation for Mobile Number Portability (MNP). Paul O’Sullivan, Chief Operating Officer, today said that after a year of major investment and system development, MNP had been successfully launched. “Since Tuesday several thousand customers have ported successfully between Optus, Telstra … Read more

f2 Joins Optus Interactive TV Trial

28 September 2001, 9:00 am

SYDNEY, September 26, 2001 – f2, the Fairfax Interactive Network, said today that it would join the interactive television trial being conducted by Optus. f2 will provide content from its domain.com.au real estate classified site. f2’s involvement, which will commence within the next month, will see provision of domain.com.au to up to 1,000 Sydney households, … Read more

Optus wins in coverage performance results

25 September 2001, 9:00 am

Optus has a lower call congestion rate than Telstra in every state and territory in Australia, according to the Australian Communication Authority (ACA) Performance Monitoring Bulletin for the June quarter 2001. The survey confirms strong network performance results across the country, giving Optus a major boost the day before Mobile Number Portability (MNP) comes into … Read more

Optus wins IBM mobile deal

25 September 2001, 9:00 am

Optus has signed a significant deal to manage IBM’s mobile fleet communications, retaining a major corporate client as Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is introduced. Chris Hancock, Managing Director of Optus Business, said he was delighted that IBM was one of the first corporates to sign-up under MNP. “With MNP the rules have changed. Now, when … Read more

Big customers say ‘yes’ to Optus MNP offers

25 September 2001, 9:00 am

Major corporate customers have chosen to move their mobile business to Optus following today’s introduction of Mobile Number Portability (MNP). HSBC and the TOWER Group were among the first corporate customers to take advantage of the new freedom of choice, moving their Australian mobile business to Optus. This follows the recent decision by IBM to … Read more