Optus says ‘Yes’ to a home broadband bundle for the whole family

30 October 2014, 9:16 am

Optus today launched two new broadband options for customers who want to bundle their home internet with a landline and generous entertainment inclusions on a single bill. Sue Bailey, Vice President of Fixed Products at Optus said, “Our customers tell us they want to combine an internet connection with great entertainment and a home phone. … Read more

Millions of Aussies dream of turning fun into funds

28 October 2014, 8:15 pm

Optus research reveals national ambition to transform hobbies into dollars Aussie workers are dreaming of entrepreneurial exploits that free them from the daily grind, with over half (57%) of respondents from new Optus research expressing a desire to turn their passions into a small business. Australia’s young guns are leading the charge, with 18-24 year … Read more

FOXTEL to expand HD services on Optus Satellite

28 October 2014, 8:56 am

Optus today officially announced it has signed a new agreement with long-time customer FOXTEL, to provide additional satellite services on a five year term. The new agreement will see FOXTEL take up additional capacity on Optus’ D3 satellite to increase the number of high definition (HD) entertainment, sport and educational channels available to FOXTEL customers. … Read more

Optus and Riverbed join forces to boost application and network performance

27 October 2014, 9:55 am

Managed service targets profitability and user experience quality with infrastructure monitoring Optus has launched its Application and Network Performance Management (ANPM) solution, using Riverbed SteelCentral technology to help customers better monitor both on- and off-premise infrastructure like SaaS and hybrid cloud. The fully-managed ANPM solution sees Optus’ analysts use near real-time Riverbed data to identify, … Read more

Optus 10 Satellite Completes In-Orbit Testing

22 October 2014, 10:38 am

Optus today announced that its Optus 10 communications satellite has successfully completed a series of in-orbit tests following its launch from French Guiana on 11 September 2014.* The in-orbit tests were conducted using Optus ground facilities in Sydney, Canberra and Perth, with Optus representatives working with satellite manufacturer, Space Systems / Loral’s Mission Control Centre … Read more