Optus turns up the heat with bundle breakthough

28 October 2004, 9:00 am

In a bold move that will shake up the Australian broadband market, Optus today announced it would offer consumers up to four months free broadband every year when they bundle with other Optus voice products. Effective 1 November 2004, consumers who bundle fixed line telephony, most consumer post-paid mobile plans and broadband services with Optus … Read more

Optus to link DFAT’s international offices

26 October 2004, 9:00 am

Optus has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) to manage satellite communication links from Canberra to Australian Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world. Under the agreement, Optus will provide telecommunications access to 48 sites in 47 different countries for the next three years. Optus will … Read more

Optus continues to strengthen network coverage in regional Queensland

19 October 2004, 9:00 am

Optus today announced an extension of its mobile coverage in regional Queensland with the installation of a mobile site in the township of Theodore, extending GSM coverage north and south along the Leichardt Highway. Allen Lew, Managing Director Optus Mobile said, “Optus is continuing to boost network coverage in regional Queensland and throughout Australia to … Read more

Optus sales soar as OptusNet flies past 250,000 subscribers

18 October 2004, 9:00 am

After a dramatic surge in broadband sales, Optus powered through a major milestone in September with the company reporting over 250,000 retail broadband subscribers. This result was achieved after a record breaking period in which Optus added over 50,000 new broadband subscribers in less than three months. “The launch of OptusNet DSL has fuelled competition … Read more

Optus launches innovative third-party mobile content model for Optus Zoo

7 October 2004, 9:00 am

Optus announced today the launch of more than 20 content partners in Optus Zoo’s new channel, Zoo Arcade. This is the most fundamental revamp of Optus Zoo since it was launched in November 2003. Optus is the only carrier to provide seamless billing links to major Australian brands such as ninemsn, ARIA, triple j and … Read more