SingTel Optus is Australia's second-largest telecommunications company, and is a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications.
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Optus has launched new plans that will allow customers to share their data allowance across multiple devices.
A future shark detection system funded by Optus could see shark warnings sent directly to smartphones.
Telstra has argued against government investment in mobile towers in regional locations where Telstra has towers, but Optus and Vodafone may not.
Singapore telco clocks 4 percent increase in net profit but sees revenue drop of 8 percent, closing the year with S$3.65 billion in net profit and lower operating revenue of S$16.85 billion. Growth was muted by weakening regional currencies.
Optus added a little over 1,000 new mobile customers in the first three months of 2014, as many of its existing customers switch over to its 4G network.
Westpac has signed a five-year deal with Optus to provide its domestic mobile network and managed services, and drive its international services and contact centre transformation.
Australia's second largest telco has confirmed reports of job cuts that surfaced yesterday.
Optus has confirmed that more jobs will be culled over the next few weeks as part of the company's business strategy that was announced 18 months ago.
NBN Co is becoming a parody of itself as new CEO Bill Morrow strongarms would-be competitors and a multi billion dollar organisation justifies a 180-degree policy turnaround on the back of a single, non-representative speed test.
The cost-benefit analysis is incomplete, Ziggy Switkowski has gone rogue and there's still no clarity around how or even if the government will access Telstra's copper – yet Malcolm Turnbull happily marked NBN Co's fifth birthday with a new Statement of Expectations putting the NBN on a road to nowhere. How will future Australia judge this day?
Optus has secured an extension of its Department of Defence satellite contract for four more years, in a deal worth AU$19.5 million.
Customers who signed an Optus mobile contract earlier this year will be given the option of release from their contract due to advertising about the company's mobile network size that the Victorian Supreme Court ruled was misleading.
Optus has been warned by the Australian Communications and Media Authority for overcharging 237,500 customers a total of AU$8.9 million between July 2011 and September 2012.
Optus' Gigasites trial saw spectrum and mobile technologies combined to achieve a 2.3Gbps throughput speed on its mobile network.