Australian companies turn to collaboration to boost productivity during economic downturn

29 July 2009, 9:00 am

Australian organisations are increasingly turning to conferencing and collaboration technologies, such as instant messaging, to increase productivity and cut costs during the economic downturn. According to the Optus Business IP Index 2009*, released today, a significant number of organisations have required increased bandwidth for video conferencing (52 per cent) and collaboration technologies (54 per cent) … Read more

Optus and FFA deliver to the football community

25 July 2009, 9:00 am

In an exciting boost for grassroots football, Optus and Football Federation Australia (FFA) are delivering special football kits to over 50,000 young football players in regional and urban areas around Australia as part of the latest Optus Small-Sided Football (OSSF) program. All under 6 registered OSSF players across the country will receive a football kit, … Read more

Optus kicks off partnership with Lucas Neill and Tim Cahill as official Optus Football Ambassadors

22 July 2009, 9:00 am

Australia’s football elite, Lucas Neill and Tim Cahill joined with Optus today to announce a strategic partnership as Optus football ambassadors. “We are delighted to be partnering with Lucas and Tim, especially as the Australian team progresses to another World Cup,” Mr Paul O’Sullivan, Optus Chief Executive said. “Communication is key to winning any football … Read more

Brisbane City Council moves to IP; awards network managed services contract to Optus

20 July 2009, 9:00 am

Asia Pacific’s largest local council, Brisbane City Council, today awarded Optus a network managed services contract worth approximately $60 million for a contracted period of up to seven years. The agreement will see Optus manage a total refresh of Brisbane City Council’s telecommunications network infrastructure, moving it to a new, fully managed, IP-based communications system. … Read more

Optus’ D3 Satellite scheduled to launch in August

2 July 2009, 9:00 am

Optus confirmed today that its state-of-the-art D3 satellite is scheduled for launch in mid-August 2009. Paul Sheridan, Director of Optus Satellite said, “Optus has been the leading provider of satellite services across Australia and New Zealand for nearly 30 years, having successfully launched and operated a total of eight satellites since 1985, with the ninth, … Read more