Optus delivers more mobile coverage in SA

29 April 2003, 9:00 am

Optus is delivering on its promise of more mobile coverage in South Australia with two new mobile base stations on Kangaroo Island. Optus Director Business Mobile, Peter Acheson, said that Optus is ‘raising the bar’ and is working towards improving mobile coverage in rural and regional South Australia with the further roll out of its … Read more

Optus raises the bar in regional NSW

14 April 2003, 9:00 am

Central Western New South Wales will have real choice in mobile phone service as a result of the expansion of Optus’ GSM mobile network in the region. Optus Director Business Mobile, Peter Acheson, said that Optus is ‘raising the bar’ by improving mobile coverage in regional and rural Australia. “For the first time, Optus has … Read more

Optus signs five-year deal with the ABC

14 April 2003, 9:00 am

Optus has signed a $10 million deal with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) to provide telecommunications services over five years. Optus will provide a managed Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) network for the ABC. The service provides very high-speed network connectivity using the latest package technology to carry different types of traffic. The service will be … Read more

Optus unveils the next generation of education technology

11 April 2003, 9:00 am

Optus has confirmed its position as Australia’s leading provider of satellite communications with the awarding of a distance learning contract. The Western Australian Department of Education and Training has asked Optus to establish a comprehensive solution for teachers and students of WA&’s School of the Air (SOTA) and School of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE). … Read more

Brisbane Airport becomes WiFi hotspot

10 April 2003, 9:00 am

Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) has joined forces with Optus to become the first airport in Australia to provide WiFi hotspots at both its domestic and international terminals – delivering the latest mobile data technology direct to people on the move. WiFi or wireless broadband allows users to connect laptops or personal digital assistants to the … Read more