Optus and Bell Shakespeare bring theatre to students with 21st Century technology

21 April 2006, 9:00 am

Bell Shakespeare’s Actors At Work team will be performing in Darwin on 21 April at the Northern Territory’s Open Education Centre, thanks to its Principal Education + Youth partner Optus and the NT Department of Employment, Education and Training. The Company will broadcast a special performance of extracts from Shakespeare plays to isolated families and … Read more

Leading telcos come together to develop competitive model for national broadband upgrade

21 April 2006, 9:00 am

Chief executives of a number of leading telecommunications companies and internet service providers today called for a pro-competitive approach to upgrading Australia’s national broadband infrastructure. The companies represented – Internode, Macquarie, Optus, PowerTel, Primus, Soul and TransACT – said it was pleasing to see policy attention being given to this desperately needed infrastructure upgrade. David … Read more

Optus sues Telstra to get a fair go in wholesale line rental prices

18 April 2006, 9:00 am

Optus launched today legal action against Telstra, challenging its December 2005 increase in wholesale line rental prices. The legal action follows the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) issuing a Competition Notice against Telstra on 12 April – an official finding by the regulator that it believes the line rental price increase is anticompetitive. Paul … Read more

Optus improves network coverage in Bobs Farm

12 April 2006, 9:00 am

Optus announced today a further enhancement to its network coverage in New South Wales (NSW) with the installation of a new mobile facility at Bobs Farm in the Port Stephens region of NSW. Warren Hardy, Acting Managing Director Optus Consumer said, “The new site will enhance Optus GSM network coverage for the people of Bobs … Read more

Celebrating the Forces of Change!

6 April 2006, 3:46 pm

Paul O’Sullivan, Optus Chief Executive, at ABN AMRO Communications Conference Introduction Picking up on the theme of today’s conference, ‘reform and innovation’, I want to talk the tremendous change which is sweeping through the telecommunications industry. According to Telstra, change is a bad thing and should be resisted. That might suit their script – but … Read more