Optus to implement national location-based emergency warning system

22 September 2012, 7:33 am

Optus today announced it has reached an agreement with the Victorian Government* to implement the national location-based mobile telephone emergency warning system by November 2013. The new system will send SMS warning alerts to any mobile subscriber on the Optus mobile network who is in an area designated as an emergency zone. It will also … Read more

Uni student plans trip to the top with ‘Unleash Your App’ competition-winning entry

20 September 2012, 7:34 am

The 2012 ‘Unleash Your App’ competition, in its second iteration, has once again unearthed innovation and ingenuity from the grassroots university scene. TripGo Sydney, a ‘green’ mobile app that assists with planning public and private transport journeys, has scooped this year’s competition. The Unleash Your App competition, run by Optus and NICTA, calls on university … Read more

Optus 4G goes live in Melbourne

15 September 2012, 7:37 am

Optus today announces the official launch of its 4G network in Melbourne, providing customers with the enhanced experience and speed that the Optus 4G network has to offer. Whether that’s streaming videos from YouTube or Vimeo, downloading songs from iTunes or uploading photos onto Facebook, customers can enjoy faster upload and download speeds in Optus … Read more

Optus launches 4G network to Australian consumers in Sydney, Perth and Newcastle

4 September 2012, 7:39 am

A new era of competition in Australian telecommunications begins today as Optus launches its 4G network for Australian consumers in Sydney, Perth and Newcastle with 4G services to follow in Melbourne from 15th September, 2012. Kevin Russell, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Australia said, “Optus is launching 4G services with significant coverage across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth … Read more

Optus flies in world’s fastest for 4G Network lift off

4 September 2012, 7:39 am

World’s fastest talker, texter, reader and rapper land down under in search of all things fast Optus announced today the launch of its 4G network for Australian consumers by bringing four of the fastest people in the world to Australia to show the nation all the great things you can do faster with 4G. To … Read more