Digital health channel for remote communities goes to air with Optus Satellite

26 June 2012, 8:19 am

The Rural Health Education Foundation has partnered with Optus to expand the reach of its Rural Health digital TV channel, delivering more content to more locations across Australia via satellite following a new five year contract. Broadcast via the Optus Aurora Digital satellite platform, the Foundation’s Rural Health Channel delivers vital health news, education and … Read more

Optus and SingTel Innov8 give Australian startups a boost with new local Seed Program

21 June 2012, 8:20 am

Optus and SingTel Innov8 (Innov8) have joined forces to launch an Australian Seed Program to support early stage digital startups in taking their business to the next level, and provide a platform for potential expansion into Asia. The Optus Innov8 Seed Program gives Australian startups access to seed funding, mentoring, networking and dedicated co-working spaces … Read more

Optus to deliver a faster 4G future

19 June 2012, 8:21 am

Optus today announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of the Vividwireless Group from Seven Group Holdings (SGH). In preparation for a major national LTE-TDD network rollout in 2013, Optus will build two major LTE-TDD testing facilities in St Marys in Western Sydney and at the Optus Campus in Macquarie Park. Having gained access … Read more

Australians to get Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1 with Optus

19 June 2012, 8:21 am

Optus customers can now enjoy the new, intuitive Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1 (with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich) on a range of great value plans. From today, for $39.95 per month on the 2GB Optus Data Plan (total minimum cost over 24 months is $958.80), Australians can pick up the latest Samsung tablet innovation … Read more

Sky Racing renews Optus satellite partnership to enhance broadcast coverage

14 June 2012, 8:22 am

Optus has reached another milestone in its 25 year partnership with Sky Racing after signing a new long-term contract to deliver satellite broadcast distribution for its Sky Racing services. Sky Racing uses Optus satellites to broadcast live thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing on multiple channels to more than 5,000 venues across Australia. Under the new … Read more