Voice calls and SMS not dead!

29 December 2014, 2:25 pm

Optus says voice calls and SMS in vogue; ‘mocial’ is the new black, and 2015 is the year of data, video and 4G. Voice calls and SMS are up according to Optus, as network data from Christmas Day reveals more people made mobile and fixed line phone calls compared to 2013, while data consumption proved … Read more

Optus to expand ICT capabilities by acquiring Ensyst

19 December 2014, 8:43 am

Acquisition to boost Optus’ strategic Microsoft capabilities. Optus Business has acquired IT professional and managed services company Ensyst as part of its ICT transformation, bolstering professional services and managed services expertise. John Paitaridis, Optus Business Managing Director said, “We are committed to delivering market leading end-to-end ICT capability. Ensyst brings expertise and skills to complement … Read more

Optus and amaysim renew wholesale agreement

19 December 2014, 8:01 am

Optus and amaysim today announced the two companies have renewed their wholesale agreement. The renewed partnership will see amaysim deliver prepaid and postpaid services using the Optus 4G network for the first time. Rob Parcell, Managing Director of Optus Wholesale and Satellite said, “This is an exciting time for Optus and its wholesale partners as … Read more

Optus helps over 40,000 high school students stay safe online

17 December 2014, 12:16 pm

With 97% of young Australians regularly using social media, it’s more important than ever that young people understand the impact that the online world can have on their lives.* Optus Digital Thumbprint is an award winning** innovative education program that gives high school students an insight into the online world, and how to become savvy … Read more

Optus exclusive partnership delivers tools for financial sector compliance

15 December 2014, 9:35 am

Citycom Assure captures market communications. End-to-end ICT provider Optus Business has inked an exclusive partnership with Citycom Solutions to deliver the Citycom ‘Assure’ platform, which provides financial organisations the tools to comply with financial regulations relating to the monitoring and capturing of market communications. While investment and retail bank trading desks have long recorded communications … Read more