Media Releases

Four Aussie innovators share in $300,000 with Optus Future Makers 2017

17 October 2017, 12:30 pm

Future Makers is an annual program launched by Optus to foster innovative tech solutions which help solve societal issues for disadvantaged youth Four digital innovators impressed an esteemed judging panel to score a share of the $300,000 prize pool All finalists were awarded an initial tech development grant of up to $10,000 from Optus to … Read more

Optus Satellite and Southern Phones partner to bring nbn™ Sky Muster™ services to regional Australians

12 October 2017, 9:46 am

Optus Satellite and Southern Phones have partnered together to deliver nbn™ Sky Muster™ enabled broadband services to people living in regional areas of Australia. The partnership signals the first nbn™ Sky Muster™ market offering from Optus Satellite, with Southern Phones acting as partner of choice and providing sales and marketing support. The NBN satellite services, which are … Read more

Optus continues investment push across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs

10 October 2017, 11:30 am

Multi-million dollar network investment, new small and medium business centre Optus has committed further investment across the Darling Downs as part of a major push to boost competition and showcase its telecommunications and entertainment offerings, and business services in regional Australia. Optus will commit $6 million for new mobile tower investment across Toowoomba and the … Read more

Yangan and Emu Vale residents receive dedicated wide area mobile reception

9 October 2017, 1:00 pm

Site to be co-funded by Optus, Queensland and Federal Governments with additional investment locked in for the Southern Downs and Western Queensland. Optus has today announced the townships of Yangan and Emu Vale, east of Warwick in Queensland’s Southern Downs, will receive mobile reception following the switch-on of a new tower in the area, as … Read more

Optus commits $1.7 million to improve mobile coverage in Bathurst

4 October 2017, 9:16 am

Optus has today announced a $1.7 million commitment to further improve its 4G Plus mobile network in Bathurst. Optus State Manager for New South Wales, Dylan Harrad-Chantler said, “Optus is committed to improving mobile coverage for consumers and businesses in and around Bathurst. “We’ve listened to feedback from locals who all echo the same message … Read more