Articles about Optus
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.
Amaysim mobile users will soon be able to get 4G services thanks to a new agreement with the company's wholesale provider, Optus.
Citycom will be delivering its Citycom Assure platform through Optus to help financial institutions monitor real-time communications to comply with regulations.
Telstra will hand over ownership of its copper and hybrid fibre-coaxial networks to NBN Co for the multi-technology mix network under a new deal signed on Sunday.
Optus has announced the availability of a new data cable broadband bundle for customers that are being serviced by its hybrid fibre-coaxial cable network.
Telstra has switched on its 700MHz band '4GX' network in Melbourne, just days after Vodafone rolled out its own 4GX network capability in the city.
The Australian government is calling on the Productivity Commission to work out how best to deliver mobile broadband capability for the country's law enforcement and emergency services.
This week, NBN Co commenced construction on its one millionth premises, the company said in a Senate Estimates hearing, where it also revealed that it has yet to gain access to any part of the hybrid fibre-coaxial networks that it expects will make up almost a third of its final footprint.
Optus customers using certain Android devices will soon be able to make payments with their mobile phone, thanks to a new NFC SIM Optus has announced in partnership with Visa and Heritage Bank.
Singapore telco reports a 19.3 percent growth in net profit to S$1.04 billion (US$805.85 million) on revenue totaling S$4.31 billion for the second quarter, but sees losses in digital life group on new investments.
Optus CEO Allen Lew has revealed that the company is working to partner with new content and service providers in the wake of Vodafone Australia's agreement with music-streaming service Spotify.
Over the last quarter, Optus has added 60,000 handset customers, which is a turnaround from the customer losses experienced by the telco last quarter.
SingTel-Optus chairman Paul O'Sullivan has called for the break-up of Telstra, warning that the telco's incumbent market position and ownership of the copper network is so vital to the government's mixed-technology NBN rollout that it will trample competition in the Australian market.
The move to a multi-technology mix for the National Broadband Network means that Telstra's structural separation should be reviewed, according to Optus' head of regulatory and corporate affairs David Epstein.
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.