Media Releases

Watch ads to earn extra data with Optus Prepaid

29 November 2016, 9:46 am

Optus is offering a new solution for data-hungry prepaid mobile customers with the launch of Optus Xtra – an app which enables Android users to earn extra data or credit by viewing ads on their smartphone. Optus Xtra gives prepaid customers the option to earn 1GB of extra data on eligible monthly plans, or $2 … Read more

Optus expands the Optus Pay accessories range

17 November 2016, 9:35 am

Two new accessories and a new name. Optus today has announced a new addition to the multi-award winning[1] mobile payment accessories range with the introduction of the SmartCup by frank green, powered by Optus Pay, and the Optus Pay Paytag. Ben White, Managing Director of Product and Marketing at Optus said, “We are excited to … Read more

Optus and Huawei successfully complete 5G network trial

16 November 2016, 9:17 am

  Australian trial experiences ground-breaking speed over the air. Optus and Huawei have successfully completed a 5G network trial, achieving the fastest speeds observed of a single user transmission over 5G in Australia so far. The trial took place in Sydney, and reached a single user transmission rate of 35Gbps over the 73 GHz band. … Read more

Optus gives fans virtual behind-the-scenes access to Crowded House rehearsal

11 November 2016, 2:08 pm

Optus using Facebook Live to give fans virtual sneak peek into upcoming Crowded House performances Optus has today announced it is partnering with Facebook to stream an upcoming Crowded House rehearsal session at Crowded House’s private studio, via Facebook Live. Optus will make the live footage available to Australians via Facebook Live from the Optus … Read more

Optus partners with NAS Australia to resell SatSleeve

11 November 2016, 9:25 am

Deal supports improved mobile coverage in regional and remote locations Optus has today announced an alliance with NAS Australia that will expand the distribution of the SatSleeve product range into regional and remote parts of Australia through its extensive retail network, reaching more customers than ever before. NAS is an Australian owned and operated wholesale … Read more