Optus delivers $25.5 million worth of competition to regional customers

25 February 2005, 9:00 am

Optus has reaffirmed the benefits of its $20 million investment in regional infrastructure throughout the Federal Electorates of Indi, Riverina and Farrer. At the Communication Forums in Wagga Wagga and Albury today, Optus will reveal its future plans to spend an additional $5.5 million across the region over the next 18 months. The Forums are … Read more

Optus selects Huawei Technologies as DSL partner

23 February 2005, 9:00 am

Optus today announced it had selected Huawei Technologies as a key equipment vendor. Huawei Technologies will provide Optus with DSL-based access equipment capable of supporting high-speed data, voice (including Voice over IP), video multicasting and business services. “Huawei’s Integrated Access Multiplex equipment will be installed in Telstra exchanges to service Optus Business customers with business-grade … Read more

Optus and Microe PocketWIZ partner to save homewares company Bayliss $80,000 per annum

23 February 2005, 9:00 am

Australian company Microe Pty Ltd, an Optus Mobile Solutions Partner, has developed an innovative mobile database solution called pocketWIZ™ that has helped Bayliss, a 67 year old flooring and homeware company, save almost $80,000 in annual operating costs. Through the Optus Mobile Solutions Partner program, Optus works with companies that are specialists in their field, … Read more

Optus launches $99 capped voice, SMS and mobile email package for consumers and SMEs

15 February 2005, 9:00 am

Optus has launched a comprehensive mobile communications package for consumers and small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) comprising voice, SMS and email. The new solution features the BlackBerry® wireless email solution combined with a $99 capped payment plan, that includes $500 worth of voice and text service and up to 50MB of data. Other plans … Read more

SMS – gr8 way 2 date say Optus customers

11 February 2005, 9:00 am

No need to feel shy this Valentine’s Day: a survey conducted by Optus Mobile reveals that 37 per cent of people say they would be excited to receive an SMS asking them out on a date. Just seven per cent revealed they would feel frustrated due to not knowing know how to reply using SMS. … Read more