Media Releases

Optus partners with ABC Commercial to revolutionise retail employee wellbeing

31 August 2016, 9:30 am

Optus today announced a new partnership with ABC Commercial to deliver an industry-first team-based resilience program trial in 162 Optus stores across the country, with more than 1300 employees set to participate. The four-week app-based program is designed to equip retail employees with a mental toolbox of strategies that can positively impact their performance with … Read more

Optus launches 5-Minute video competition to support content innovation

26 August 2016, 9:01 am

Creative Australians encouraged to shoot, upload and submit 5-minute film that focuses on the theme of ‘Connecting Lives’. Two Australian winners will win A$5,000 and be automatically entered in the regional finals to be held in Bangkok. Winner of the regional finals will take home US$30,000 and get their short film viewed by millions of … Read more

Optus lights up Northern Territory mobile coverage with innovative satellite small cell connectivity

25 August 2016, 10:02 am

12 locations across NT highway network to provide localised mobile phone coverage. Optus will boost mobile coverage for locals and travelers across 12 remote yet popular locations in the Northern Territory after announcing the introduction of cells that provide mobile coverage through Optus satellites. Known as ‘small cells’, the small units provide the potential for … Read more

Free calls to Italy

25 August 2016, 9:22 am

Optus customers who want to contact family and friends following the earthquake in central Italy will be able to make free calls to Italy for the next two weeks. Optus consumer post-paid mobile and fixed customers will receive free standard voice calls to Italy from 12:01am AEST 26th August 2016 until 11.59 pm on 8th … Read more

Optus lets customers stream entertainment without using data

23 August 2016, 12:51 pm

Optus today announced the expansion of its mobile entertainment offering, giving eligible postpaid mobile customers a better way to be entertained with data-free TV, movies and music streaming. Available on selected mobile and mobile broadband plans, customers can now stream movies, TV and music on selected plans without tapping into their monthly data allowance. Tim … Read more