Optus Satellite enables Southern Cross, ABC, SBS and Imparja to deliver next generation digital free-to-air TV across Australia

27 July 2010, 9:00 am

Optus announced today that it has been awarded four multi-million dollar contracts by Australian broadcasters, Southern Cross Media Group, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) and Imparja Television to deliver next generation digital free-to-air television services via Optus Satellite across Australia. Each ten year agreement will enable these broadcasters to deliver digital television … Read more

Optus to bring iPhone 4 to Australia on July 30

27 July 2010, 9:00 am

Optus today announced that it will launch the iPhone 4 in Australia on July 30 with a large range of plans that will provide more value than ever before to Optus iPhone customers. iPhone 4 features FaceTime, which makes the dream of video calling a reality (over WiFi only) and Apple’s stunning new Retina display, … Read more

Optus named mobile and satellite supplier to Northern Territory Government

22 July 2010, 9:00 am

Optus today announced it has been awarded multiple contracts to supply mobile and satellite communications services to the Northern Territory Government (NT). Under the terms of the three-year agreement, all NT Government agencies can procure the full suite of Optus mobile voice and data services, including mobile broadband, as well as Optus Thuraya mobile satellite … Read more

Optus successfully trials LTE mobile technology with Nokia Siemens Networks in metropolitan Sydney

15 July 2010, 9:00 am

Optus and Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) announced today the successful demonstration of Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology operating on 2100 MHz spectrum. During extensive field testing, using pre-commercial LTE USB dongles over 10 MHz of spectrum, the technology achieved peak download speeds of over 50 megabits per second (Mbps) and upload speeds of 20 Mbps. … Read more

Optus first to acquire new 2100MHz spectrum licences to increase 3G mobile capacity in regional Australia

14 July 2010, 9:00 am

Optus announced today that it is the first mobile network operator to successfully acquire new regional spectrum licences in a combination of 10 megahertz and 5 megahertz (MHz) of paired spectrum in the 2100MHz band at almost 1000 sites across regional Australia. This new spectrum will enable Optus to strengthen its presence and capability in … Read more