Consumers and businesses to connect faster and smarter as Optus unveils new mobile network plans

15 September 2011, 9:00 am

One of the world’s largest U900 spectrum migration programs will provide major 3G coverage boost to capital cities. Expansion of HSPA+ technology to significantly increase network speeds. Optus will introduce 500 additional mobile sites and complete major infrastructure upgrades at more than 2,500 mobile sites. Optus has turned up the heat on mobile choice and … Read more

Optus announces a more interactive mobile future with 4G rollout

15 September 2011, 9:00 am

Optus maps out a new mobile future with first 4G LTE services available from April 2012. Optus awarded first Australian 4G 700MHz band trial licence. Optus today announced its rollout of the next generation of mobile technology on the Optus Open Network called Long Term Evolution (LTE). LTE will give customers the ability to enjoy … Read more

NICTA and Optus launch student comp to find ‘killer’ Android mobile app

12 September 2011, 9:00 am

NICTA and Optus are calling on undergraduate university students from around Australia to fire up their computers, test their imaginations and stir up a storm of open platform innovation for the inaugural “Unleash your App” competition. The competition, which opens today, challenges students to create a unique and innovative Android mobile application that ‘makes our … Read more

Optus goes into extra time with Carlton Football Club

9 September 2011, 9:00 am

Optus has extended its long-standing relationship with the Carlton Football Club (FC) after signing a new two year sponsorship agreement as the Club’s Premier Partner and Official Telecommunications Partner. Optus’ partnership with Carlton FC, which is now in its 18th year, signifies Optus’ continued commitment to supporting Victoria’s passion for AFL. Jann Kohlman, Group Manager, … Read more

Optus gives customers greater control of their mobile spend at home and overseas

8 September 2011, 9:00 am

Optus today announced the launch of a number of new tools to help customers better manage their monthly mobile spend. From today, Optus postpaid mobile customers who download data on their handset when they’re overseas will be notified, within approximately one hour of first usage, that they are being charged for data roaming. The new … Read more