Optus improving mobile coverage in Townsville

30 August 2002, 9:00 am

Residents and visitors to Townsville will enjoy improved Optus mobile coverage with the installation of a new base station in Hermit Park. Local Townsville Optus World store owner Peter Patchell said Optus is committed to improving the reach and quality of its mobile coverage in Townsville and surrounding areas. “The new site provides mobile coverage … Read more

Optus Satellite Recognised for Superior Rural Services

22 August 2002, 9:00 am

Optus has received the Rural/Regional Telecommunications Award in recognition of satellite services delivered outside major mainland metropolitan areas. Presented at the CommsWorld Telecoms Awards 2002, Optus Satellite was judged to have superior performance in the areas of sustainability, viability, innovation and reach. Chris Hancock, Managing Director Optus Wholesale said he was thrilled Optus had received … Read more

Technology gives healthcare a boost in the bush

20 August 2002, 9:00 am

‘Virtual’ radiology ensures faster diagnosis Hospitals and clinics in Australia’s remotest areas now benefit from the latest in diagnostic medical imaging thanks to a $1.2 million virtual private network (VPN) currently being rolled out by Optus and national medical imaging company I-Med. The VPN connects hospitals and clinics, enabling them to transmit digital 3D radiology … Read more