Optus wants to connect your Community in 2009

25 June 2009, 9:00 am

Following the highly successful program launch in 2008 with 23 community projects across Australia awarded funding – the 2009 Optus Connecting Communities Grants Program is open for applications. Now, in its second year, the Optus Connecting Communities Grants Program provides grants to not-for-profit community organisations to help reduce social isolation and reconnect disengaged youth in … Read more

ABC signs $100 million deal with Optus Satellite

19 June 2009, 9:00 am

18 Jun 2009 Optus announced today an eight year agreement in excess of $100 million to provide state-of-the-art satellite services to the Australian Broadcast Corporation (ABC). Under the agreement Optus will continue to manage a range of services including the distribution of the ABC’s digital television transmission nationwide, carriage of interchange signals between ABC studios … Read more

Optus awarded managed network services contract by Australian Taxation Office

16 June 2009, 9:00 am

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) today awarded Optus a managed network services contract worth $186.5 million (exc. GST) over four years. The contract, which was awarded following a competitive tender, represents the largest contract win to date for Optus in the Federal Government sector. Under the terms of the contract, Optus will provide managed network … Read more

Australian small businesses embracing new technology

11 June 2009, 9:00 am

Speaking at the Council of Small Business National Conference of Australia (COSBOA) in Melbourne yesterday, Rohan Ganeson, Optus Small Business Managing Director said that in 2009 small businesses that continue to embrace technology will have the edge in business. “Telecommunication services are no longer a luxury for business; they are an essential lifeline and critical … Read more

Getting a Viable NBN

5 June 2009, 3:13 pm

Download transcript: 09.06.05 Paul OSullivan speech – Trans Tasman Business Circle Paul O’Sullivan, Optus Chief Executive addressed the Trans Tasman Business Circle Lunch on the topic of ‘Getting a viable NBN’.