SingTel Optus is Australia's second-largest telecommunications company, and is a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications.
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Optus is looking to capitalise on the estimated 1.2 million customers coming out of their contracts, offering up to AU$450 in credit to pay out customer plans and trade in phones.
Singtel's Australian operation has reported a jump in profit to $AU597 million for the quarter to June 30, as revenue continued on its downward trajectory.
The first commercial services for 4G in the 700MHz spectrum band are expected to be launched this week by both Optus and Telstra in Darwin, Perth, Fremantle, Mt Isa, Mildura, Griffith, and Esperance, following commercial licence grants by the ACMA.
NBN Co believes the existing competition policy is providing the organisation with sufficient structure and regulation that allows it to even out the playing field to the telecommunications market.
Vodafone and Optus have both submitted their responses to the Competition Policy Review outlining that Telstra's market dominance is impeding on their shot to increase any market power in the telco sector.
A recent study by Optus has shown that Australian organisations still have a long way to go in achieving 'outstanding' customer experience.
Optus Business is getting serious about becoming a key service provider announcing the establishment of a collaboration centre and a number of executive appointments.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has decided it will regulate the cost of wholesale SMS services.
Melbourne follows Sydney in securing mobile covering in its city loop train tunnels.
Despite acting CEO Paul O'Sullivan yesterday talking down Optus' customer numbers, parent company SingTel has told investors it is critical for Optus to regain market share.
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.
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.