Optus welcomes the Government’s Broadband Connect announcement

21 September 2006, 9:00 am

Optus today welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will be proceeding with a $600 million program to support large scale infrastructure projects in rural, regional and remote Australia. Paul Fletcher, Director of Optus Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, said the Broadband Connect program had the potential to revolutionise broadband services in these parts of Australia. “This … Read more

Optus stands up to the school yard bully

14 September 2006, 9:00 am

Optus today welcomed the opportunity to extend a new and exclusive offer to NSW schools to combat threats by Telstra to increase line rental charges. Optus has developed ‘Schools Connect’ – a new mobile and fixed line solution that we will make available very rapidly to all schools that are within Optus’ network footprint. This … Read more

Google on Optus Zoo – Optus and Google sign Australia’s first mobile internet search alliance

14 September 2006, 9:00 am

In an Australian first, Optus and Google announced today an alliance to provide Google Web Search to Optus mobile customers via Optus Zoo. Under the agreement, Optus mobile customers will be able to access Google on the Optus Zoo homepage, enabling them to conduct a search on Google just like they would on a PC. … Read more

OPTUS ONE80PROJECT – Australian drama online, on mobile, on TV

13 September 2006, 9:00 am

Optus, MTV and Sony Ericsson today announced OPTUS ONE80PROJECT, a national competition to inspire writers, directors and producers to create a three-minute pilot and script, primarily for mobile. Entrants are invited to create and submit a short pilot for a drama, suitable for watching via mobile phone, internet and TV. Both the public and an … Read more

Optus & Macquarie Radio Network First to Offer Cellcasting to Optus Mobile Customers

6 September 2006, 9:00 am

Optus & MRN offer live audio coverage of rugby league finals’ series Optus and Macquarie Radio Network (MRN) today announced a partnership to offer content to Optus’ 6.4 million mobile customers via Optus’ innovative new mobile pod-casting style service termed – ‘Mobile Cellcasting’. Optus and MRN are first-to-market in Australia with this new mobile cellcasting … Read more