Optus secures long term supply of consumer telephony equipment

29 April 2002, 9:00 am

Optus today announced a $38.6 million deal to secure a long-term source of supply of consumer telephony equipment from Motorola. The deal will see Optus purchase Motorola CableCom Cable Access Units (CAUs) and Cable Control Frames (CCFs) for connection to the Optus HFC cable network. Martin Dalgleish, Managing Director, Optus Consumer & Multimedia said the … Read more

Mobile customers get cheap calls to Any Phone

12 April 2002, 9:00 am

Optus Mobile is cutting through the rate plan clutter and giving its new mobile customers cheaper calls to any mobile on any network or any fixed line as part of its new ‘Your Call’ plans announced today. Paul Kitchin, Director Marketing for Optus Mobile, said the new ‘Your Call’ plans feature another industry first for … Read more

Business gets the mobile edge with new Optus offers

12 April 2002, 9:00 am

Optus Mobile continues its push to win more business customers by delivering better value to the medium and small enterprise (SME) market with the launch of new ‘Business Edge’ plans today. Paul Kitchin, Director Marketing for Optus Mobile, said since the introduction of mobile number portability last year Optus was focused on increasing its share … Read more

Optus appoints new CFO

8 April 2002, 9:00 am

Optus Chief Executive, Chris Anderson, today announced that Mr Pat O’Sullivan from Goodman Fielder New Zealand had been appointed as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). “Pat O’Sullivan’s appointment is the result of an international search for the best candidate. He will take up his appointment in June,” Mr Anderson said. Before being appointed … Read more

Optus cuts network costs in strategic supplier deal

4 April 2002, 9:00 am

As the result of a strategic supplier deal with Nortel Networks, Optus’s network capital expenditure costs are expected to reduce by up to 50 per cent over the next five years. Dr Stephen Rotheram, Managing Director Networks for Optus, said there were three main drivers for doing the deal. “First, the agreement with Nortel Networks … Read more