Education goes the distance with Optus

23 May 2003, 9:00 am

Optus, along with the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Richard Alston, and the Northern Territory and New South Wales Governments, today launched the latest satellite technology to benefit regional and remote students in the NT and NSW. The $17 million project brings interactive distance learning services to approximately 3,700 users in … Read more

Optus improves coverage to Wagga Wagga

22 May 2003, 9:00 am

Residents and visitors to Wagga Wagga will enjoy improved coverage as a result of the expansion of Optus’ mobile network. Local Optus World store manager Chris Horne said Optus is ‘raising the bar’ and is working towards significant coverage expansion in regional Australia. The network expansion includes new mobile base stations at Albury, Chiltern, Finley, … Read more

Optus improves coverage to the border

22 May 2003, 9:00 am

Residents and visitors to the New South Wales and Victoria border town Albury will benefit from improved coverage as a result of the expansion of Optus’ mobile network. Local Optus World store manager Darrell Smails said Optus is ‘raising the bar’ and is working towards significant coverage expansion in regional Australia. “The network expansion includes … Read more

Optus provides mobile coverage to island resort

20 May 2003, 9:00 am

Residents and visitors to Daydream Island will enjoy mobile coverage as a result of the expansion of Optus’ mobile network. Local Optus World Mackay store manager Karen Thomsen, said Optus is ‘raising the bar’ and is working towards improving mobile coverage to regional Queensland. “The new base station is dedicated to providing coverage to the … Read more

New tools revolutionise webcounselling service for young people

20 May 2003, 9:00 am

Sir William Deane, former Governor General of Australia, today launched a range of world leading, interactive visual tools for the Kids Help Line webcounselling service. According to Trevor Carlyon, Kids Help Line Executive Director, being able to communicate with counsellors visually, in addition to text, means young people have more ways to express themselves. “With … Read more