Articles about Optus
The Australian privacy commissioner has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Optus after investigating three separate privacy breaches at the telco.
iiNet founder and former CEO Michael Malone has said that Vodafone Hutchison Australia could be acquired by TPG within the next year as Australia's telecommunications industry heads down a consolidation road that will lead to just three major players.
Telstra has started putting in place the infrastructure and logistics work needed to provide its 4G service as a wholesale product to resellers by June next year.
Optus has argued that Telstra should relinquish its universal service obligations and the associated funding it receives to NBN Co.
Optus is offering a six-month subscription to the streaming video giant on two-year fixed, mobile phone, and mobile broadband contracts.
Optus is exploring the use of its Cash By Optus mobile NFC payments application in wearables including smartwatches.
New telecommunications equipment will be installed as part of the NSW government's radio network upgrade to improve communications between emergency services.
Optus CEO Allen Lew is aiming to grow the company's customer base through plans designed not to punish customers for using too much data.
Optus has seen its net profit for the third quarter drop by 8.2 percent compared to the previous year, despite adding 100,000 new handset customers during the quarter.
Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone are fighting against patent-infringement claims over the use of assisted GPS and video-streaming services in the companies' mobile networks.
NBN Co and Optus are in the 'early stages' of plans to co-build mobile towers for the company's respective fixed-wireless and mobile networks.
The Australian prime minister and the Australian Federal Police have urged the quick passage of the mandatory data-retention Bill, explaining that it will not be a financial burden for telcos and will assist with criminal investigations.
Australia's second-largest telco has joined its biggest rival in confirming the proposed set of data that the government wants telcos to retain for law-enforcement purposes is 'workable' for the company.
Some Optus and Virgin customers in Queensland arrived at work an hour early due to a stuff up in the mobile network that sent clocks an hour forward.
Optus has announced that it will acquire Microsoft partner and IT managed services company Ensyst for AU$13 million.
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Australasia conference gives vendors a chance to show off the latest and greatest tech for keeping the public safe and dealing with emergency situations. ZDNet Australia took a sneak peak at some of the tech on show.
Today marks 20 years since Optus began operations in Australia, and 20 years since Telstra had its first competitor.
We often get asked what we've seen this year in technology, so what better way to tell the story than with a round-up of the year's photos?
Qantas and Optus today announced the details behind their new Frequent Flyer partnership, while unveiling their new, Optus-branded Qantas 737 aircraft.
ZDNet Australia goes behind the scenes at Optus' satellite facility in Belrose just north of Sydney to see how the telco manages its five satellites currently in orbit.
Employees from across Optus' business made their debut at the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday night, dressing up as characters from the Wizard of Oz for a special Wizard of Optus float.
In the days following the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Yasi on the mainland of far north Queensland, Telstra and Optus engineers have been hard at work to bring services back online.
Optus staff are steadily moving into the telecommunications giant's brand new eight hectare campus in Sydney's North Ryde, and if appearances are anything to go by, the old North Sydney headquarters will soon be forgotten.
A look at some of the people and stands from CeBIT 2006.
Communications Minister Senator Helen Coonan yesterday defended Australia's national telecommunications regulatory regime. "Despite loud cries to the contrary, we do not regulate for regulation's sake," she told the annual conference of the Australian Telecommunications Users Group in Sydney.