OptusNet Cable accelerates internet experience

21 March 2002, 9:00 am

Optus today unveiled new branding for its high-speed cable internet service. From 26 March 2002, Optus@Home will be re-named OptusNet Cable. The re-naming will ensure consistency between all Optus internet sites. The move follows the recent announcement that the Excite.com.au website, now 100 per cent owned by Optus, will be re-branded OptusNet. Martin Dalgleish, Acting … Read more

Personalise your Optus mobile with colour pictures

12 March 2002, 9:00 am

For the first time Optus customers can download full colour pictures to their mobile handsets following Optus’ launch of the new Ericsson T68 into its network this week. Optus is the first carrier to develop a unique easy-to-use website application giving customers the ability to download full colour pictures onto the T68 handset. Allen Lew, … Read more

Optus College – ‘Pathways’ to the Future

7 March 2002, 9:00 am

Ninety-two Optus College students are building a ‘pathway’ for their future after graduating from nationally accredited Vocational Education Training (VET) courses today. The Optus career development concept, known as ‘pathways’, provides employees with a consistently high level of training to support their career progression. Victorian Minister for Education and Training Lynne Kosky congratulated graduates for … Read more

Breakthrough agreement in subscription television

5 March 2002, 9:00 am

FOXTEL and Optus today announced a breakthrough agreement in subscription television for Optus to resell FOXTEL subscription television channels on the Optus Television cable network once all necessary conditions are satisfied. Under the agreement, FOXTEL will assume Optus’ financial obligations under its movie and other content arrangements. Subject to the consent of content providers, FOXTEL … Read more