Aussie parents rate online viruses a bigger concern than cyber safety

31 January 2013, 3:28 pm

New research from Optus uncovers the need for parents to emphasise cyber safety with their children As the 2013 school year kicks off, new research* from Optus has today revealed that one in five parents have never discussed cyber safety with their children. When it comes to online security, parents of school aged children have … Read more

Optus network remains resilient during QLD and NSW floods

29 January 2013, 3:30 pm

As of 4.30pm Tuesday afternoon Sydney time (29/01/2013), the Optus network continues to perform well in flood affected areas in QLD and NSW. 3G and 2G mobile and fixed broadband services are available from Rockhampton to Gympie. In addition, Optus mobile and fixed broadband services are now fully operational in Brisbane. While the Optus network … Read more

Optus ‘yes’ stores shipping additional mobile phones in Far North and Central QLD

29 January 2013, 2:31 pm

As the main network providing coverage in flood affected areas in Queensland over the long weekend, there has been a huge demand for prepaid SIMs and handsets through Optus’ retail outlets in the region. Optus is currently shipping extra SIMs, handsets and wireless modems to Far North and Central Queensland Optus ‘yes’ stores as a … Read more

Optus confirms all major centres are operational in QLD and NSW

29 January 2013, 9:00 am

As of 9.00am Tuesday morning EST (29/01/2013), the Optus mobile network is operational in all major population centres throughout Queensland and northern New South Wales including mobile and fixed broadband services. 3G and 2G mobile and fixed broadband services are available in Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Mackay, Gladstone, Gympie and the Sunshine Coast. While more sites … Read more

Queensland Floods – Optus Network Update – 6PM

28 January 2013, 6:00 pm

As of 6pm Monday afternoon (28/1/2013), the Optus mobile network continues operating from Sunshine Coast to Cairns. Optus mobile and fixed broadband services are available in the major population centres of Central and North Queensland. 3G and 2G mobile and fixed broadband services are available in Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Mackay, Gladstone, Bundaberg, Gympie and the … Read more