Optus unveils 3G for businesses in Canberra

27 April 2005, 11:06 am

Optus today unveiled its 3G network at an official ceremony in Canberra. Optus is the first carrier to provide 3G (W-CDMA) services in the Nation’s Capital. The initial roll out will enable Canberra-based businesses and government agencies to access and download data via the Optus3G mobile network. “Today we are entering into a new era … Read more

Optus Push to Talk – the innovative new mobile service for the young generation

13 April 2005, 11:05 am

Optus has announced the launch of its Push to Talk service for the consumer market. Push to Talk allows the user to chat with up to five other people at once – letting you use your phone like a walkie talkie. “First there were mobile voice calls. Then came SMS. Push to Talk is the … Read more

Optus realigns for the future

11 April 2005, 11:03 am

Optus announced today it would realign its business structure to have a clear, single-minded focus on delivering a superior customer experience. The realignment will see Optus have four customer facing divisions: Optus Consumer; Optus Small and Medium Enterprise (SME); Optus Business; and Optus Wholesale & Satellite. Paul O’Sullivan, Optus Chief Executive, said the change positioned … Read more

Optus to sell FOXTEL Digital in new subscription TV drive

7 April 2005, 11:01 am

FOXTEL and Optus announced today they had reached an agreement for Optus to commence selling the FOXTEL Digital service. The agreement will add fresh reinforcement to the growing roll-out of FOXTEL Digital and revised terms were endorsed by the FOXTEL Board today. FOXTEL Chairman Bruce Akhurst said: “The take-up of FOXTEL Digital since launch 12 … Read more

Stimulating a competitive telecommunications sector as Telstra is privatised

6 April 2005, 3:57 pm

Download transcript: 05.04.06 CEDA Speech on Telecoms Regulation Paul O’Sullivan, Optus Chief Executive at CEDA.