Optus Business SmartPay achieves international security certification

8 August 2011, 9:00 am

Optus Business SmartPay is the first payment gateway from a telco to attain PCI DSS compliance in Australia and New Zealand Optus Business SmartPay, a managed bill payment solution for financial institutions and retailers, has achieved compliance to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), providing customers with greater security assurance and data … Read more

Optus first Australian carrier to offer new range of BlackBerry smartphones

4 August 2011, 9:00 am

Optus today announced it will be the first Australian operator to offer two new BlackBerry smartphones – the BlackBerry® Torch™ 9860 and BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900. Both smartphones go on sale through Optus retail, online and other sales channels from early September. Optus customers will be among the first globally to experience the all-new BlackBerry Torch … Read more

Optus brings the Muster to your Mobile

3 August 2011, 9:00 am

As the Optus Gympie Music Muster celebrates its 30th birthday this August, Optus has announced plans to ensure that 60,000+ festival-goers are kept up to date and in touch at the event via an expansive network upgrade and a dedicated festival mobi-site. Returning to the Muster for the second year as headline partners, Optus Country … Read more

Mobile technology to aid children’s literacy with The Smith Family and Optus partnership

1 August 2011, 9:00 am

The Smith Family’s peer-to-peer reading program, student2student, is going mobile to help more children from disadvantaged backgrounds across regional Australia improve their literacy following an extended partnership with Optus. Optus has provided mobile handsets with pre-paid credit to 260 primary and early secondary level students without access to landline phones to enable them to participate … Read more