Media Releases

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

Optus and National Geographic Launch World-First Mobile App

6 July 2017, 9:24 am

Explore National Geographic, data-free, exclusive to eligible Optus mobile customers for 18 months Today Optus and National Geographic announced an exclusive Australian partnership to launch the National Geographic app.[1] In a global first, the mobile app brings together 129 years of powerful storytelling,[2] delivering it right into the hands of eligible Optus mobile customers. Optus … Read more

Optus commits $7 million to improve mobile coverage in Bunbury, Margaret River and Busselton

29 June 2017, 11:46 am

Optus is continuing to expand its 4G Plus network and today announced a $7 million commitment to improve mobile coverage in and around Busselton, Margaret River and Bunbury. Optus’ State Manager for Western Australia, Jonathan Conway said, “Optus will build a number of new sites to improve network coverage and customer experience for residents, businesses … Read more

Optus commits $3 million to improve mobile coverage in Albany and along Albany Highway

29 June 2017, 10:59 am

Optus has today announced a $3 million commitment to improve the 4G and 3G mobile network in Albany and along Albany Highway. Optus State Manager Jonathan Conway said “Optus is committed to improving mobile coverage for consumers and businesses in and around Albany.” “We’ve listened to feedback from our customers and businesses who all echo … Read more