Media Releases

Optus commits more than $6 million to improve mobile coverage in Wagga Wagga

20 April 2017, 11:11 am

Optus has announced a $6.3 million commitment to improve 4G mobile coverage in Wagga Wagga and the surrounding Riverina region. In plans announced today, Optus will build new mobile sites in Gumly Gumly, Downside, Lake Albert, Uranquinty, Collingullie, Junee and Marrar in the next two years. Local Wagga Wagga Franchisee, Wally Pasquali, said, “We understand … Read more

Optus completes $2 million mobile coverage upgrade in Dubbo

13 April 2017, 9:01 am

Optus today announced work has been completed to upgrade the 4G Plus network in Dubbo, Narromine and Coonabarabran. Optus Network Manager, Vin Mullins said the $2 million investment is great news for residents and businesses. “We are committed to improving mobile coverage in regional Australia and the completion of this work will deliver the improvements … Read more

Rockhampton flooding update – 2pm Queensland/ New South Wales time

6 April 2017, 1:53 pm

An Optus spokesperson said: Optus has been advised that Ergon Energy has cut electricity to some homes and businesses due to flooding in Rockhampton which may affect NBN services. For any members of the community without a form of communication, Optus staff are outside the Crowley Horticultural Pavilion at the Showground and at the Rockhampton … Read more

Optus connects the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

4 April 2017, 6:46 am

Optus to deliver digital connectivity for 6,600 athletes and team officials, and 3,500 media. Optus to provide infrastructure and managed services supporting more than 11,000 users across Gold Coast, Cairns, Townsville and Brisbane. Optus has today announced a strategic partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) and Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) that … Read more

Flooding in south-east QLD and northern NSW – Network update – 12 pm Queensland time

3 April 2017, 12:03 pm

An Optus spokesperson said: As of 12 pm (AEST) today, there remains some localised impact to Optus’ mobile network in southern areas of Queensland and northern New South Wales. Mobile services have been restored in Gladstone, the Sunshine Coast, and Lismore. Optus customers may experience slight disruptions to mobile coverage within Hervey Bay, Tweeds Head, … Read more