Optus Satellite continues to shine

30 August 2004, 9:00 am

Optus announced today it was celebrating the tenth anniversary of its B3 Satellite and MobileSat service as well as the birth of its Optus Broadband Satellite solution. Optus B3 Satellite was successfully launched into orbit on 27 August 1994; Optus MobileSat was the world’s first land mobile satellite system, and was launched on 31 August … Read more

Optus and Vodafone Australia announce plans to roll out shared 3G network

26 August 2004, 9:00 am

Optus and Vodafone Australia today announced a heads of agreement to share 3G network sites and radio infrastructure across Australia. Under the agreement, Optus and Vodafone will work together to build and operate a joint national 3G radio network infrastructure. Russell Hewitt, Acting CEO, Vodafone Australia said, “We have always been a strong advocate of … Read more

Optus Embraces Yahoo! Search

20 August 2004, 9:00 am

Optus today announced it has entered into an agreement with Yahoo! Australia & NZ which will see Yahoo! Search Technology power web search results on the OptusNet dialup and broadband portals. This agreement ends Optus’ three-year relationship with Sensis/Looksmart. According to the latest RedSheriff results, OptusNet is the most frequented ISP portal in Australia, with … Read more

Optus investment creates more jobs for Adelaide

19 August 2004, 9:00 am

Member for Adelaide, Jane Lomax-Smith, today officially opened Optus’ new Small Business Centre in Adelaide. Optus’ $2.5 million-dollar investment in the centre created full-time employment opportunities for 68 South Australians. Allen Lew, Managing Director Optus Mobile, said the centre was an important investment to support the growth of its national Small Business division. “Optus’ Small … Read more

Optus takes broadband to new heights

17 August 2004, 9:00 am

Deputy Prime Minister, John Anderson, unveils Optus Broadband Satellite Optus today launched its new Federal Government Higher Bandwidth Incentive Scheme (HiBIS) registered satellite broadband solution, Optus Broadband Satellite. Optus Broadband Satellite will provide fast internet connections at affordable prices. It is the ideal solution for people living outside the traditional copper telecommunications network. Speaking at … Read more