NBN must right wrongs of Telstra’s regional broadband rort

31 March 2009, 9:00 am

Optus declared today that the National Broadband Network (NBN) provides a once in a generation opportunity to reform the regulatory regime which had left Telstra free to gouge the bush while at the same time holding regional Australia to ransom with its anti-competitive behaviour. Speaking at the Communications Day Summit in Sydney today, outgoing managing … Read more

Optus customers step to their own beat with MobMusic

31 March 2009, 9:00 am

Optus announced today the launch of MobMusic a new downloadable music application available exclusively to Optus mobile customers. MobMusic will transform the mobile handset into an easy to use mobile music player by offering customers the choice of unlimited music downloads or a music discovery pass. Customers will have access to an array of artists … Read more

Optus hosts leading device manufacturers at first annual Device Summit

26 March 2009, 9:00 am

Optus yesterday held its first annual Device Summit in Sydney attracting senior executives from some of the world’s leading device manufacturers and related organisations. Representatives from Google, HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Netgear, Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and other partners in the device ecosystem attended the Summit which was hosted by Optus Chief Executive, Paul … Read more

Optus launches new brand campaign – Whale Song

23 March 2009, 9:00 am

Optus announced today a major brand campaign – Whale Song – to be launched nationally with the centre piece a 90 second television commercial on Sunday 22 March 2009. Michael Smith, Corporate Marketing Director said, “This bold and positive brand campaign illustrates the power of communication and the importance of our role in connecting people. … Read more

Optus named Carrier of the Year

13 March 2009, 9:00 am

Optus has been named ‘Carrier of the Year’ by Australia’s leading telecommunication industry association, the Australian Telecommunication User Group (ATUG). Optus was awarded Carrier of the Year for its contribution to telecommunications in Australia, with specific recognition given for its work in satellite communications. The Managing Director of ATUG, Rosemary Sinclair said, “The award recognises … Read more