Optus mobile coverage goes further in north western New South Wales

28 May 2004, 9:00 am

Optus today announced expansion plans for its digital mobile network in north western New South Wales (NSW), and officially launched its new mobile facility in Bellata. Allen Lew, Managing Director of Optus Mobile, said the region had benefited from Optus’ investment in expanding its global system for mobile (GSM) network in regional towns and along … Read more

Kids surf safely between the Optus flags

27 May 2004, 9:00 am

The new Kids Zone channel on the OptusNet dial-up and broadband portal is an exciting activity-based environment for children to experience online and offline. The site was launched last week and is an exciting example of Optus’ commitment to listening and responding to customer feedback. Optus regularly surveys its customer base in order to understand … Read more

Optus announces recommended cash offer for Uecomm

21 May 2004, 9:00 am

Optus announced today an off-market cash bid for all of the ordinary shares in Uecomm. Optus is offering 40 cents cash per share to shareholders. The transaction would involve total net consideration offered by Optus of $226.8 million. Optus has signed an agreement with Alinta under which it has options to acquire up to 20 … Read more

Optus’ mobile data solutions fly high with Jetstar

20 May 2004, 9:00 am

Optus Mobile today announced an Australian-first – a short message system (SMS) ticketless flight booking and information service for new airline Jetstar. Optus and Start Corporation, an Australian provider of enterprise SMS applications, have worked together on developing ‘JetSMS’ following an initiative by Jetstar. Allen Lew, Managing Director Optus Mobile, said the service will build … Read more

Optus and FUJIFILM press print on mobile photo messages

20 May 2004, 9:00 am

Optus Mobile and FUJIFILM today launched a new printing service for mobile photo messages. Optus Mobile customers simply send a photo from their camera handset – via multi-media messaging (MMS) – to the Optus Zoo website, where an online order can be placed with FUJIFILM. Allen Lew, Managing Director Optus Mobile, said the service complemented … Read more