Optus extends its 700 MHz and 2600 MHz 4G trials to Perth and Darwin

29 May 2014, 3:41 pm

Optus announced today that it has significantly ramped up planning for its national 4G rollout by extending its 4G trials in the 700 MHz and 2600 MHz spectrum bands to Perth and Darwin from Monday, 2 June 2014. Trial spectrum licences have been secured from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for Optus to … Read more

Optus and Shark Mitigation Systems creating breakthrough shark detection technology to protect Australia’s coastlines

26 May 2014, 8:24 am

Optus has joined forces with technologists from Shark Mitigation Systems to embark on an R&D project to develop world-first shark detection technology to protect people and sharks throughout Australia and the world. The ‘Clever Buoy’ uses sonar technology to detect shark-sized objects in coastal areas, in a non-invasive way. When a detection is made, the … Read more

Optus Grant Supports Melbourne Scholarships

19 May 2014, 5:53 pm

Optus funding has enabled Western Chances to expand its educational scholarship program to 15 financially disadvantaged students in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Supported with $10,000 in funding from this year’s Optus Community Grants program, Western Chances is providing laptops and software to support talented and motivated high school and tertiary students, whose financial, social or cultural … Read more

Q4 Financial Results 2013/2014

15 May 2014, 9:20 am

The SingTel Group Q4 Financial Year 2013/14 (including Optus) were announced on Thursday 15 May 2014. Management Discussion and Analysis Singtel slides Optus media release Singtel media release

Optus Grant Helps Wollongong’s Young Men Become Top Blokes

14 May 2014, 6:51 pm

Optus funding has enabled Wollongong’s Top Blokes Foundation to expand its Junior Top Blokes mentoring program for teenage boys. Supported by funding of $10,000 from this year’s Optus Community Grants program, mentors from Wollongong’s Top Blokes Foundation are running a 16 week, interactive workshop for the Illawarra’s teenage boys. Workshops address a range of common … Read more