Optus has today announced a $3 million commitment to further improve its 4G and 3G mobile network in Yass, Goulburn and along the Federal Highway.
Optus State Manager Dylan Harrad-Chantler said “Optus is committed to improving mobile coverage for consumers and businesses, commuters and tourists travelling along the busy Federal Highway.”
“We are seeing a growing demand for mobile services which is why Optus is continuously investing to improve mobile coverage across Australia.
“This investment aims to deliver improved indoor and outdoor coverage, faster data download and upload speeds and quicker call set-up times.
“Planning has started to build three new sites in North Yass, West Goulburn and North East Goulburn in the next two years.
“We have built and activated three new sites in the Goulburn CBD, West Sutton and at the Yass interchange which are already providing improved mobile coverage for residents, businesses and visitors. In addition, we have expanded and upgraded our 4G network along the Hume Highway at Plumb Hill and Mullion, ” Mr Harrad-Chantler said.
Today’s announcement forms part of Optus’ $1 billion commitment to improve mobile services where people live, work and travel.
The Optus network handles over 45 million calls and 80 million SMS messages each day and carries 6,000 terabytes of data each week. Optus is continuing to expand and strengthen our network to deliver improved data and voice services across metropolitan, regional and remote locations nationally.