Hutchison and Optus in mobile and fibre deals

28 October 2001, 9:00 am

Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) Limited (Hutchison) and Optus today announced major mobile and fibre capacity deals that make strategic sense for both companies and will deliver continuity of service to customers. As part of the mobile deal, Hutchison will transfer its GSM mobile resale base of approximately 260,000 customers to Optus for $43 million. Hutchison has … Read more

Advice to Orange GSM customers from Optus

27 October 2001, 9:00 am

As part of a deal with Hutchison, Orange GSM mobile customers will be transferred to Optus. This will ensure that their mobile service continues uninterrupted. Optus will contact all Orange GSM customers in the near future to discuss their transfer to Optus. Until then, Hutchison will assist Optus by continuing to service customers as normal. … Read more

Optus to buy ComVergent’s mobile operations

27 October 2001, 9:00 am

The Optus mobile business has agreed to acquire the Australian mobile business of ComVergent Telecommunications. The mobile business, trading as RSL COM Personal Communications (RCPC), is being sold as part of a restructure of ComVergent’s Australian business. Mr Chris Anderson, Chief Executive of Optus, said the deal would secure the future for RCPC’s mobile customers … Read more

Optus supports e-Summer Schools in NSW

25 October 2001, 9:00 am

Optus has combined resources with the New South Wales Government to bring information and communication technology (ICT) training to over 200 Year 9-11 school students from disadvantaged areas of NSW. A series of training courses known as e-Summer Schools will commence in January 2002, and will be conducted by TAFE NSW. Optus will be the … Read more

Micro Sector Shines In The Spotlight With The Optus Micro Business Of The Year Award

24 October 2001, 9:00 am

IT company Octahedron has won the 2001 title of “Optus Micro Business of the Year” at the recent Australian Micro Business Awards, beating five major Australian finalists vying for the prestigious Award. “The micro business sector, which is a business with five or less employees, represents 88% of all small business in Australia,” said Kathy … Read more