Media Releases

Cable & Wireless Optus secures new deal on movies

16 June 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus today announced a substantial new financial deal for its supply arrangements with its major Hollywood studios. Chris Anderson, Chief Executive of Cable & Wireless Optus, said a memorandum of understanding had been signed which gave major wins for both sides – substantial savings and reductions in minimum subscriber guarantees for Optus, … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home form joint venture company

10 June 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home have formed a joint venture to deliver high-speed Internet services in Australia. The service will be marketed to consumers as ‘Optus @Home’. Under the terms of the agreement, Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home will form a new company, At Home Network Australia. The joint venture company will develop … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus now delivers SBS Australia-wide

4 June 1999, 9:00 am

For the first time, SBS radio and television is now available throughout Australia with Cable & Wireless Optus beaming the SBS services via satellite. A five year agreement with Cable & Wireless Optus allows SBS to expand its coverage beyond eastern states to include South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia. John Filmer, Director of … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus to offer Web-Based Billing for Outsourced Customers

27 May 1999, 9:00 am

The Cable & Wireless Optus Outsourcing Group has developed an Internet-based solution for the delivery of telecommunications billing information to its outsourced customers . Anticipated to be available from August 1999, the web-based billing system has been specifically designed to allow organisations with complex telecommunications environments to have a comprehensive and detailed view of expenditure … Read more

Cable & Wireless Optus unveils new global communication services

25 May 1999, 9:00 am

Cable & Wireless Optus has launched four new global communication services giving Australian businesses access to an expanding range of end-to-end data and voice solutions which can be tailored to suit customers’ business requirements and organisational structures. The range includes three new data services – Cable & Wireless ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode), Cable & Wireless … Read more