Optus furthers commitment to regional Victoria

1 February 2005, 9:00 am

Optus today announced improved mobile phone coverage in Heathcote and along the Northern and McIvor Highways. Rob Parcell, Optus Director Victoria, said Optus was focused on enhancing and extending its GSM network in regional Victoria. “The installation of the new mobile facilities has improved and extended mobile coverage throughout Heathcote and the surrounding districts, making … Read more

Optus smashes through 100,000 DSL customer mark

1 February 2005, 9:00 am

In less than 12 months since launching resale DSL, Optus has smashed through the 100,000 customer mark. OptusNet broadband customers now total 310,000 including 210,000 customers on Optus cable broadband. “Optus has rapidly established itself as the largest DSL reseller in the market even though we entered the market later than some competitors less than … Read more

Australian telcos unite in tsunami relief effort

7 January 2005, 9:00 am

Australia’s mobile phone operators announced today they had rallied together to help drive donations towards the Asian tsunamis and earthquake appeal. The ‘Australia Unites’ initiative has seen telecommunications companies set up a system where mobile customers can send an SMS to donate money to the appeal. The companies involved are: Telstra; Optus; Vodafone; 3; Orange; … Read more