Media Releases


23 June 2017, 3:45 pm

Optus is continuing to expand its 4G Plus network and today announced a $7.6 million commitment to improve mobile coverage along the Fleurieu Peninsula and on Kangaroo Island. Optus’ State Manager for South Australia, Steve Fairfield said this commitment is in response to customer feedback. “Optus will build and activate 12 new sites in the … Read more

Optus commits $3.5 million to improve mobile coverage in the Latrobe Valley

22 June 2017, 3:35 pm

Optus is continuing to invest in regional Victoria and today announced a $3.5 million commitment to improve the 4G Plus mobile network in Latrobe Valley. Planning has started to build new sites and upgrade infrastructure to improve coverage and provide faster download speeds for residents and businesses in Traralgon North, East Moe, South Morwell, South … Read more

Optus announces shortlist for social entrepreneur grants program

21 June 2017, 10:24 am

Optus has announced the finalists who are in the running to win a share of $300,000 in its Future Makers funding and mentoring program for start-ups. The Future Makers program partners with social enterprises, entrepreneurs, and charities to bring to life innovative tech ideas to help disadvantaged young people. This year’s shortlisted ideas include a … Read more

Optus commits $6.5 million to improve mobile coverage in Southern Riverina/Hume regions

19 June 2017, 9:26 am

Optus today revealed plans to spend $6.5 million to further improve mobile coverage across the Albury-Wodonga region over the next two years. Optus’ Mobile Access Planning Manager Vin Mullins said, “Optus will build 8 new sites to add depth and breadth to network coverage and  improve customer experience across the region for residents, businesses and … Read more

Watch Australia in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 on Optus Sport

16 June 2017, 10:56 am

Optus offers fans a free 7 day trial of Optus Sport. With just one year until the FIFA World Cup 2018, Optus Sport is bringing viewers every match of the prelude event, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, live from Russia starting Sunday 18 June until Monday 3 July (AEST). It features eight teams from across … Read more