Optus brings mobile picture messages to Australia

31 July 2002, 9:00 am

In another first, Optus today launched MMS (Multimedia Message Service) – the next generation of mobile messaging. Taking a snapshot with your camera phone and sending it to a friend or business associate will now become a reality, giving people the ability to send full colour images, text and sound from their mobile phones. Allen … Read more

Optus brings broadband to the masses

29 July 2002, 9:00 am

Optus expects to significantly increase its 65,000 high-speed broadband internet subscriber base with the launch of new OptusNet Cable plans. Martin Dalgleish, Managing Director for Optus Consumer and Multimedia said the plans feature an affordable start-up plan for first time users, flat monthly fees and no per megabyte charges. “Essentially we’ve made high-speed internet appealing … Read more

Optus chosen to supply cutting edge technology for regional education

22 July 2002, 9:00 am

The Federal Government announced today that Optus has been chosen to establish state-of-the-art communications systems to regional and remote students in NSW and Northern Territory. The venture is a result of Optus’ successful bid to receive National Communications Funding from the Federal Government to establish shared broadband interactive distance learning (IDL) communications infrastructure. Optus, in … Read more

Omo goes interactive in war against stains

3 July 2002, 9:00 am

Beetroot on your shirt or grass on your favourite footy top, Unilever’s new advertising campaign on Optus Interactive TV will help you get the stain out. In May Optus went to air with another example of how Australia’s developing interactive TV market is changing the way brands interact with their customers, moving ever closer to … Read more