Australia moves one step closer to a competitive national broadband network as G9 lodges a ‘special access undertaking

30 May 2007, 9:00 am

In a move which brings Australia one step closer to a competitive national broadband network, the G9 consortium of telecommunications companies today announced the lodgement of a Special Access Undertaking (SAU) with the ACCC. The SAU is an important step in the G9’s plan to build a competitive national broadband network using fibre-to-the-node to deliver … Read more

Optus offers broadband with air bags

24 May 2007, 9:00 am

Optus customers strap yourselves in – internet security has never been this safe and easy! Optus announced today that it had unleashed a free online security package to broadband customers. The Optus Internet Security Suite offers customers with an Optus Broadband connection a free suite of online security services including Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall, Anti-Spam and … Read more

Optus appoints new senior management

18 May 2007, 9:00 am

Optus announced today two strategic appointments to the senior leadership team for Optus Business and Optus Wholesale and Satellite. Marilyn Conyer has been appointed to the role of Marketing Director, Optus Business. Marilyn joined Optus in December 2005 and has been a driving force behind the successful growth of Mobile in Optus Business among other … Read more

SingTel’s regional mobile subscriber base reaches 124 million

8 May 2007, 9:00 am

Fourth straight quarter of record subscriber growth SingTel more than tripled its 3G customer base Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) today announced that the aggregate number of mobile subscribers in the region, including its associates, has increased to 124 million as at 31 March 2007. This is the largest mobile customer base in Asia outside of … Read more

Optus takes on Telstra in black & white

6 May 2007, 9:00 am

Optus has launched an extensive national advertising campaign for its new and improved mobile Cap rate plan offers which include one of Optus’ most popular features, ‘yes’ Time. – ‘yes’ Time allows customers to call friends and family on the Optus network for free for the first 20 minutes between 8pm and Midnight seven days … Read more