Media Releases

Central Coast region to receive $10.2M mobile coverage improvements from Optus

27 July 2017, 10:28 am

Over 40 new and upgraded Optus sites announced Optus has announced 41 sites will be built or upgraded across the Central Coast, aiming to significantly improve mobile coverage across the region in an investment of $10.2 million. Areas scheduled for these improvements are spread across the Central Coast, from Umina Beach, Bateau Bay, Mt White, … Read more

Optus to complete 2G network turn off

25 July 2017, 9:26 am

Optus to close down remaining 2G network from 1 August Optus will finalise the shut down of its 2G network across Australia on 1 August, with 2G services across QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, SA and TAS to be turned off. This is the second and final phase of the shut down following 2G services being … Read more

Optus opens its first Flagship Experiential store in Queensland

24 July 2017, 2:34 pm

Optus has unveiled its latest retail offering with the opening its first experiential Queensland flagship store at Chermside. Optus’ Vice President of Retail, Frances Martin said “The flagship store is designed to be at the forefront of retail using digital technology to provide an incredible experience for consumers and deliver a smart home experience.” The … Read more

Optus to invest $1 billion to improve regional mobile coverage

21 July 2017, 10:28 am

Largest regional capital expenditure program in Optus’ 25 year history Optus today announced its intention to spend $1 billion to improve and expand its mobile network in regional Australia by the end of June 2018.  Today’s announcement builds on Optus’ ongoing investment program which has directed more than $3.6 billion into its mobile networks since … Read more

Optus commits a further $17.5 million to improve mobile coverage in Tasmania

6 July 2017, 2:01 pm

Optus has today announced a further $17.5 million commitment to improve 4G mobile coverage in Tasmania. The investment will deliver improved call quality and faster download speeds for mobile customers in and around Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Tasmania’s east coast. Investment in Hobart and surrounds Over the next two years Optus will build new mobile … Read more