Optus invests $3.5 million into Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre

23 November 2017, 10:06 am

Strengthening ties with industry, academia, and government to bolster Australia’s cyber capabilities Optus Business will invest $3.5 million into the industry-led Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) as part of its increasing commitment to tackle the growing threat of cybercrime globally. Under the seven year agreement, Optus Business will provide the Cyber Security CRC with … Read more

Cricket goes hands free and data free as Optus partners with Kevin Pietersen on this summer’s must have cricket accessory

22 November 2017, 8:16 am

To celebrate the start of the Australian Cricket season, Optus has teamed up with former international cricketer, Kevin Pietersen, to share an infomercial about how he watches Australian cricket games hands-free and without using his mobile data. Touted by Kevin to be the next big thing for cricket fans, the prototype Hands Free Cricket device … Read more

Optus launches new community platform to help solve SMB problems

16 November 2017, 3:07 pm

Nearly half (46 per cent) of SMBs seek advice and expertise from other business owners, with nearly two-thirds of SMBs (61 per cent) feeling isolated. Optus has launched Yes Business, a new interactive and collaborative online platform, which connects SMB owners and employees within a digital community to tackle common and tricky SMB issues. The … Read more

Optus strengthens Northern Territory regional mobile network

14 November 2017, 9:11 am

Optus continues investment in Northern Territory to connect more remote communities and tourist destinations Optus has announced the launch of twenty new mobile sites across the Northern Territory, further extending the Optus network reach and providing multiple communities and tourist hotspots with their first dedicated source of mobile coverage. The twenty sites are spread across … Read more

Optus creates new jobs and commits $9.5 million to improve mobile coverage in Mackay and surrounds

9 November 2017, 1:01 pm

Optus has today announced a $9.5 million commitment to further improve mobile network coverage in Mackay and surrounds as well as creating seven new local jobs. Optus State Manager Mark O’Shea said “Optus is committed to improving mobile coverage for consumers and businesses in and around Mackay.” “We are planning to build a total of … Read more