Media Releases

William Creek residents receive mobile reception for first time

8 March 2017, 9:39 am

Satellite small cell site to be co-funded by Optus, South Australian and Federal Governments Optus has announced the launch of a satellite small cell site at William Creek, South Australia, providing mobile reception to the town and its immediate surrounds. The site is Optus’ first to launch as part of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black … Read more

Optus Business and Cisco co-create workplace of the future

7 March 2017, 1:00 pm

Intensive collaboration continues to deliver new integrated architectures and services Optus Business today announced the company is further optimising its cloud, collaboration, and infrastructure technologies with Cisco to help accelerate digital transformation among Australian businesses and government organisations. Outlining a shared vision with Cisco to create the workplace of the future and improve customer experience, … Read more

Optus commits $6 million to upgrade mobile coverage in and around Launceston

3 March 2017, 10:12 am

Optus today announced a $6 million commitment to improve the 3G and 4G network in Launceston and surrounds. Optus Network Manager, Vin Mullins said this investment is great news for residents, businesses and 60,000 plus annual visitors to Launceston. “We are committed to improving mobile coverage in Launceston and Northern Tasmania and today’s announcement will … Read more

Optus and Huawei take another step towards 5G

1 March 2017, 1:56 pm

Massive MIMO (multiple input multiple output) trial achieved aggregate cell throughput of 665 Mbps shared by 16 devices. Optus and Huawei have completed a successful infield test of Massive MIMO (128T128R) technology on Sunday, 26 February 2017. The trial achieved aggregate cell throughput of 665Mbps over a single frequency channel of 20MHz on Optus’ 2300MHz … Read more

Optus Business teams with Pure Storage to launch All-Flash cloud platform

28 February 2017, 10:13 am

  Optus Business today announced the launch of one of Australia’s first All-Flash storage platforms available on-premise and in the cloud, made available by Pure Storage. Optus All-Flash Storage allows Australian organisations to rapidly scale storage platforms tailored to all types of workloads, and accelerate application performance by up to 1000x to optimise network performance. … Read more