Optus Business ups the ante in enterprise ICT market with appointment of new Managing Director

31 January 2012, 11:01 am

Optus today announced the appointment of John Paitaridis as its new Managing Director of Optus Business. Mr Paitaridis leads the Optus enterprise, corporate and government business and is responsible for all aspects of the division’s sales, marketing, products, operations and service delivery, including Optus’ wholly-owned subsidiary Alphawest and its Uecomm business. Mr Paitaridis is an … Read more

Optus celebrates 20 years of Yes

31 January 2012, 9:00 am

Optus celebrates 20 years of ‘Yes’ Optus today celebrates its 20th birthday and the beginning of competition in the Australian telecommunications market. Optus began commercial operations on 31 January 1992 having been awarded Australia’s first competitive carrier licence on 19 November 1991. From the early days Optus’ primary purpose was to provide customers with choice, better … Read more

New online forum invites Optus Customers to share, solve and suggest

20 January 2012, 11:03 am

Optus today launched My Optus Community,a new online forum designed to empower Optus customers to interact online, provide feedback and share experiences. This brand new customer initiative, supported by Optus’ award-winning 1 social media team, invites customers to interactive and discuss Optus-related products and services via an online forum. Optus customers are now able to take their knowledge … Read more

Optus appoints Chief Operating Officer

17 January 2012, 11:04 am

Optus today announced the appointment of Kevin Russell to the role of Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect. Mr Russell, who was most recently Chief Executive of mobile operator Hutchison Three in the United Kingdom, is an experienced Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer with both international as well as Australian experience. In the newly … Read more

Optus serves up new digital apps and Wi-Fi at Australia Open 2012

13 January 2012, 11:05 am

For the first time, Optus, in conjunction with Tennis Australia, will provide free internet connectivity for Wi-Fi users across the entire Australian Open site for thousands of tennis fans to access throughout the tournament Customers on any network will be able to access the latest news, connect with friends, download and experience applications and online … Read more