Cyclone Debbie – Network update – 9.30 am Queensland time/ 10.30 am Sydney time

29 March 2017, 10:26 am

An Optus spokesperson said: As of 9.30 am (AEST) today, there remains some localised impact to Optus’ mobile network in Queensland as a result of Cyclone Debbie. As a result of power failures there are currently no Optus mobile voice or data services in Ayr, Bowen, Airlie Beach, Proserpine, Mackay, Hamilton Island, Daydream Island, Sarina, … Read more

Cyclone Debbie – Network update – 3pm Queensland time/ 4pm Sydney time

28 March 2017, 3:48 pm

As of 3pm (AEST) today, there has been localised impact to the Optus mobile network in some cyclone affected areas of Queensland. Optus customers in affected areas may experience some disruptions to their voice and mobile internet services. There are disruptions to Optus mobile sites in Bowen, Airlie Beach, Proserpine, Mackay, Hamilton Island, Daydream Island … Read more

Optus 2G network to begin shut down from next week

28 March 2017, 9:15 am

Originally announced in 2015, the closure will be staggered to ensure a smooth transition for affected customers Optus will commence closing its 2G mobile network next week with services in NT and WA to be shut off from April 3. Closure of the 2G mobile network will be staggered with all 2G services scheduled to … Read more

Optus on the hunt for tech solutions to help young people

27 March 2017, 11:56 am

Optus is once again on the hunt for technology solutions that will change the lives of young people with the launch of its second annual Future Makers program. Optus is putting the callout to charities, social entrepreneurs and social enterprises to submit innovative technology ideas which have the potential to contribute to employability, education and … Read more

Optus launches its best value My Plan Plus ever

27 March 2017, 8:32 am

Get up to 100GB of data per month within Australia. Optus’ suite of postpaid consumer and SMB mobile plans just got even better with the introduction of our Premium plan that offers customers 100GB of data plus a great range of entertainment and roaming value. The new Premium My Plan Plus gives customers 100GB of … Read more