Optus improves coverage in Shepparton region

28 August 2003, 9:00 am

Optus is providing improved mobile phone coverage in Shepparton and south of the city along the Goulburn Valley Highway, following significant investment in the immediate area and surrounding district. Rob Parcell, Director Victoria, said Optus was committed to improving coverage and providing competition in the central north of the state over the next few months. … Read more

Optus signs deal with SBS for digital TV transmission

14 August 2003, 10:00 am

Optus today announced it had won a multi-million dollar deal with the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) to utilise transponder capacity on the world’s largest hybrid communications satellite. Warren Hardy, Optus Wholesale and Satellite Managing Director said the $18 million plus deal with SBS complements Optus” strategy to sell capacity to free-to-air broadcasters on its C1 … Read more

A picture tells a thousand words

12 August 2003, 9:00 am

Customers of Australia’s two leading mobile carriers, Optus and Telstra, can now send full colour images, video and sound direct from their mobile phones to friends, family and colleagues on either network. Mr Paul Kitchin, Director Mobile Marketing Optus, said picture messaging, known as MMS, had become a popular way to communicate since its launch … Read more