Media Releases

Optus announces Optus Number Share and new offers on its value-packed premium handset plans

15 September 2017, 5:01 pm

Optus today announced it will launch Optus Number Share which will enable customers to use the same number between their e-SIM enabled wearable device and their smartphone. Optus Number Share will be available from 22 September 2017, and will allow customers to make and receive calls and messages from any wearable device with an embedded … Read more

Optus customers raise over $270,000 for Townsville medical ship

15 September 2017, 2:18 pm

Townsville’s Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Medical Ship, MV YWAM PNG, will deploy for Papua New Guinea on Saturday to deliver healthcare and training services to remote coastal communities. The deployment will take place thanks to the backing of Optus Charity Mobile Plan customers who have raised over $270,000 for YWAM in the past three … Read more

Optus opens flagship store featuring 4.5G technology

15 September 2017, 1:01 pm

Optus has opened the doors to its first flagship experiential store where consumers will have access to 4.5G technology and immerse themselves inside what could be the smart home of the future. The store at 383 George Street in the Sydney CBD features the latest smart technology as well as two fully immersive experiences, designed … Read more

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular arrive at Optus on 22 September 2017

15 September 2017, 8:14 am

Optus today announced it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and Apple Watch Series 3, which adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one watch. To help Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) customers get started, Optus will also offer a special introductory free six month cellular trial. Customers will be able to … Read more

Optus Business launches first dedicated SD-WAN technology

14 September 2017, 9:37 am

Partners with Riverbed to offer network-agnostic solution enabling independent network management Optus Business today announced a major addition to its software-defined networking offering with the launch of Optus Fusion SD-WAN. The new technology, supported by Riverbed’s SteelConnect platform, equips organisations with improved network management capabilities so they can rapidly respond to changing business demands. Optus … Read more