Media Releases

Optus urges Aussies to send a #High5 to the Paralympic Team

29 July 2016, 7:15 am

Donate $5 to support their road to Rio. Paralympic greats Ahmed Kelly (Swimming), Ellie Cole (Swimming), Richard Colman (Athletics), Emma Booth (Equestrian) and Shawn Russell (Wheelchair Basketball) officially launched Optus’ #High5 a Paralympian fundraising campaign today at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. As the official support network of the Australian Paralympic Team, Optus is … Read more

Optus Business signs strategic ICT services agreement with QBE Australia

25 July 2016, 9:59 am

New three year multi-million dollar deal with Australia’s largest global insurer. Optus Business has announced a new three year ICT services agreement with QBE Australia that will see Optus deliver voice, mobile and data network services for them. John Paitaridis, Managing Director, Optus Business, said: “We’re delighted with the new three year partnership between QBE … Read more

Emerging digital innovators scoop $300,000 in just 180 seconds at Optus Future Makers pitch day

20 July 2016, 12:19 pm

Seven digital innovators wowed judges with a three minute pitch, landing them up to $50,000 each to make their innovative ideas become a reality. Winning ideas included a telepresence robot and software to help teachers ‘gamify’ their classrooms. Judging panel included Global Social Entrepreneur, Geoff Gourley, and Group Founder of Thankyou, Daniel Flynn. Future Makers … Read more

No bars? No worries, Optus connects you off the beaten track

20 July 2016, 9:45 am

Optus is providing Australians an easier path to connectivity in remote and isolated regions by offering satellite sleeves – which transform a range of compatible smartphones into a satellite phone – at Optus stores on a 24-month payment plan, when purchased with an eligible 24-month Postpaid Mobile plan, or for outright purchase. The Optus Thuraya … Read more

Free calls to France for Optus customers

15 July 2016, 9:54 am

Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by the terrible events that have taken place in Nice, France. Optus consumer post-paid mobile and fixed customers will receive free standard voice calls to France from 12:01am AEST 15th July 2016 until midnight 21st July 2016. This includes calls to mobile and landline numbers. Calls made to … Read more