Optus awards application maintenance and support contracts

25 August 2009, 9:00 am

Optus announced today that it has awarded separate multi-year IT application maintenance and support contracts to Accenture and EDS, an HP company. The announcement follows a selective tender which commenced in April 2009. The agreements, which are effective immediately, will deliver more consistent and efficient application support and maintenance services to Optus across its IT … Read more

Australia’s D3 Satellite soars into orbit

22 August 2009, 9:00 am

Optus announced today that Australia’s latest state-of-the-art satellite, Optus D3, was successfully propelled into orbit following an impressive lift-off from French Guiana. Paul O’Sullivan, Optus Chief Executive said, “What an exciting day for Australia. This morning we witnessed the spectacular rocket launch of Optus’ newest satellite, Optus D3. “Optus launched Australia’s first satellite almost 25 … Read more

New channels on OptusZOO Mobile TV

17 August 2009, 9:00 am

Optus has refreshed its OptusZOO Mobile TV offerings, launching nine new channels including: MTV’s The Hills Sky News live South Park Comedy Central – The Daily Show Cartoon Network – Powerpuff Girls ABC Comedy – Summer Heights High ABC Kids – The Wiggles, Bob The Builder Aardman Animations – Wallace & Grommit Rage Media contact: … Read more

Optus confirms D3 Satellite launch date

12 August 2009, 9:00 am

Optus confirmed today that its state-of-the-art D3 satellite is scheduled for launch from French Guiana on Saturday, 22 August 2009 AEST. Paul Sheridan, Director of Optus Satellite said, “We are excited and looking forward to the launch of Optus D3. The Optus D3 Satellite will increase Optus’ total satellite capacity, support existing customers including FOXTEL … Read more

Samsung storms into the Australian Telco netbook market

10 August 2009, 9:00 am

Ultra Light 10.2″ netbook offers wireless broadband via the Optus network Samsung Electronics Australia, a market leader in consumer electronics and world leader in IT technology, is bringing the Samsung NC10, one of Europe’s favourite netbooks, to Australia exclusively for Optus customers. The Samsung NC10 is small, light and incredibly functional delivering consumers a true … Read more