Optus eclipses ISP competitors

31 January 2003, 9:00 am

It’s official – OptusNet is now the fastest growing and second largest ISP in Australia. The ACNielsen December 2002 Residential Market Share Report confirms that “based on absolute customer numbers, Optus is the fastest growing residential ISP in Australia and based on current growth rates Optus is estimated to be the number two residential ISP … Read more

SingTel’s regional mobile subscriber base exceeds 32 million

30 January 2003, 9:00 am

Strong year-on-year growth of 64 per cent Singapore, 30 January 2003 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) today announced that its aggregate mobile subscriber base in the Asia Pacific region has exceeded 32 million. As at 31 December 2002, the combined mobile subscribers of SingTel (Singapore), SingTel Optus (Australia), Advanced Info Service (Thailand), Bharti Group (India), … Read more

Optus pushes broadband via satellite in NZ

28 January 2003, 9:00 am

Optus is seeking further opportunities in New Zealand utilising its successful broadband satellite roll out in Australia. Optus already provides broadcasting, data and radio services to a number of New Zealand companies. Optus is looking to expand its reach and is part of a consortium that is participating in a tender for the New Zealand … Read more

Optus extends support to bushfire crews and victims

22 January 2003, 9:00 am

Optus today confirmed its support for the victims of the Canberra bushfires and extends its sympathy to all those who have been affected. As part of its support, Optus will be providing the following: All Optus local call customers in Canberra who have lost their homes as a result of the fires will be provided … Read more

The SingTel Group appointed as Toyota’s data communications provider in Asia Pacific

22 January 2003, 9:00 am

Optus and SingTel today announced that the SingTel Group has been chosen by Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) to provide, manage and support Toyota’s telecommunications network throughout the Asia Pacific. The contract will see the SingTel Group support Toyota’s network using a managed IP-VPN network. The Group’s ConnectPlus IP-VPN which is based on Multi-Protocol Labeling Switching … Read more