Nokia Siemens Networks selected by Optus for packet core investment

20 April 2011, 2:49 pm

Optus, one of Australia’s leading mobile operators is gearing up to further strengthen its presence in the mobile broadband market and prepare itself for ever increasing data traffic demand. The operator has selected Nokia Siemens Networks as its sole packet core vendor in a multimillion dollar agreement to address growing bandwidth requirements and offer new … Read more

New Managing Director to lead Optus Networks

12 April 2011, 2:48 pm

Optus announced today the appointment of Günther Ottendorfer as Managing Director of Optus Networks. Mr Ottendorfer is a telecommunications executive with over twenty years international experience in a number of Europe’s premier telecommunications companies, including Deutsche Telekom and max.mobil. Paul O’Sullivan, Optus Chief Executive said, “We welcome Günther to Australia’s challenger telecommunication company – it … Read more

Australia’s relationship with the home phone set to change with new Femtocell technology

11 April 2011, 1:04 pm

Optus announced today that it had commenced the first Australian commercial pilot of a new wireless technology that is set to change Australia’s relationship with their home phone. Australia’s first commercially available Femtocell device for consumers has arrived with the launch of Optus 3G Home Zone. Optus 3G Home Zone is the newest and simplest … Read more