Media Releases

Optus launches native WiFi Calling (Voice over WiFi)

26 January 2017, 9:00 am

In-built WiFi calling to seamlessly switch between WiFi and mobile network Optus has launched native Voice over WiFi – or WiFi Calling – which allows customers to easily make and receive calls, SMS and MMS where there is limited mobile coverage but an accessible WiFi service, such as home or public WiFi[i]. WiFi Calling (VoWI-FI) … Read more

Optus commits $2.5 million to improve mobile coverage in Wangaratta

24 January 2017, 11:11 am

Optus today announced completion of the first stage of $2.5 million in work to improve 3G and 4G mobile coverage across Wangaratta. Optus State Manager Peter Kirk said the investment will improve network coverage and customer experience across the region for residents and small business operators. “We understand the need to consistently improve mobile coverage … Read more

Optus boosts SA mobile coverage with small cell connectivity

24 January 2017, 10:28 am

Six locations across regional South Australia to provide localised mobile phone coverage.  Optus has continued its investment into regional mobile coverage with plans for the installation of satellite small cells across six different locations in South Australia. The small units, known as ‘small cells’, provide the potential for an inexpensive and flexible alternative to traditional … Read more

Optus boosts NT mobile coverage with small cell connectivity

24 January 2017, 10:18 am

Five locations across regional Northern Territory to provide localised mobile phone coverage. Optus has continued its investment into regional mobile coverage with plans for the installation of satellite small cells across five different locations in Northern Territory. The small units, known as ‘small cells’, provide the potential for an inexpensive and flexible alternative to traditional … Read more

Optus Business partners with Flight Centre in customer focused transformation

23 January 2017, 10:48 am

Five-year $75 million deal with Australia’s largest retail travel outlet Optus Business today announced a $75 million five-year agreement with Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (Flight Centre) that will see Optus deliver a range of new collaboration and communication services, as the international travel company embarks upon the next phase of its transformation strategy to … Read more