MAIN STORY Suggestions that Australia’s fixed line broadband data dominance is set to play second fiddle to mobile broadband services might need a reality check, with wireless broadband accounting for just three percent of the total data downloaded in the… Read More ›
MAIN STORY Of Australia’s five largest cities, Sydney experienced the slowest average mobile download speeds across the country’s three big wireless network providers, Telstra, Optus and Vodafone, during the three months ending 31 March, new research shows. In Sydney, the… Read More ›
Nokia has fronted up to MWC 2019 saying its got ‘the right strategy at the right time’ to win at 5G, and heralding a number of ‘world firsts’ in its Australian 5G rollout. “Nokia arrives at Mobile World Congress as… Read More ›
Australian telecommunications provider Optus has switched on a new live 5G site in Kellyville, in Sydney’s north-west. The site, made live on Monday, is one of 50 sites to be built by telecommunications equipment manufacturer Ericsson across Sydney and Melbourne… Read More ›
Complaints about telco services in Australia have dropped to the lowest levels since 2015, according to the Communications Alliance telecommunications industry body. The Alliance says complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman for the October-December 2018 period, as a proportion of… Read More ›
Optus will invest a further US$23.6 million into its South Australian mobile network, planning to build some 40 new sites by the end of March 2019 to improve network coverage and faster download speeds for customers. This builds on a… Read More ›
Optus has committed to keep improving mobile coverage across the Warrnambool, Moyne, Corangamite and Colac Otway regions in South West Victoria, after switching on ten new mobile towers. The new sites will provide improved 4G mobile coverage and capacity for… Read More ›
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Telstra and SingTel Optus have been named as winners at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) annual awards in Sydney, with the telcos being recognised for their “ongoing commitment to sustainable packaging.” APCO celebrated the achievements of 14 Australian organisations… Read More ›
Optus has completed work on a new mobile site in Maddingley as part of the Victorian Government’s regional rail connectivity project (RRCP) to improve mobile coverage along the state’s five busiest regional rail corridors. Located on the line connecting Ballarat… Read More ›
Optus has announced seven finalists in its 2018 Future Makers program, which offers entrepreneurs access to some of Australia’s best technology minds and a share of up to A$300,000 in funding to help bring their social service innovation to fruition…. Read More ›
India-based telecom analytics services provider Subex has won a multi-million-dollar contract with Optus, to implement its ROC Network Asset Management offering. As part of the deal, Subex’s ROC Network Asset Management will enable Optus to control its existing and new… Read More ›
Optus has launched a dedicated workspace within the Sydney Startup Hub, dubbed the Optus Innovation Hub, which will see the telco’s small to medium business division work with startups to address some of the existing and potential issues they face. Key… Read More ›
The Australian Federal Court has ordered Optus Internet to pay penalties of A$1.5 million for making misleading representations to customers about their transition from the Singtel-owned company’s HFC network to the National Broadband Network. According to the Australian Competition and… Read More ›
Australia’s latest mobile phone plan provider Catch Connect, which operates on the Optus 4G Plus mobile network has unveiled a suite of new 365-day plans which include a 30% discount promotion.
Optus has secured funding to build 12 new mobile sites as part of the Priority round of the Australian federal government’s Mobile Black Spot Program – the initiative which aims to provide mobile coverage and connectivity to regional communities.