Articles by Optus
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 13, 2014
November 13 2014 2:56 PM
Australian shares are sliding for the fourth day taking the losses this week to 1.8 per cent. The ASX 200 index is down 0.4 per cent and is trading below the 5450 mark. It has been a rocky ride for markets in recent months however with local shares surging by 6 per cent over the past month.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge Pre-Order Prices Revealed by Vodafone Australia
October 15 2014 1:12 PM
Vodafone has some interesting offers on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge.
Local Telco Plans in Australia For the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact: Pricing and Availability
October 13 2014 9:24 AM
The Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact are offered by different carriers in Australia. The pricing, availability and the monthly plans on these handsets vary considerably from carrier to carrier.
Accounting Software Provider Xero Is #1, Tops Australia’s List Of Most Innovative Companies
October 10 2014 2:33 PM
An accounting software provider in Australia, ironically named Xero, became number 1 when it topped the country's list of most innovative companies. Xero headed the 2014 BRW Most Innovative Companies list which was compiled by Inventium, an innovation consultancy.
Australia Bound Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact (With PS4 Remote Play) Price, Features, Release Date, Preorder Details Out
October 02 2014 10:48 AM
Australian price, release and preorder information of the Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact are now official.
Sony Xperia Z3 And Xperia Z3 Compact, Australian Release: Deals Offered By Carriers
October 02 2014 8:48 AM
The Xperia Z3 is a real killer attraction with its PS4 Remote Play.
Student Kicked Out And Warned For Getting Arrested After Waiting in iPhone 6 Queue For More Than 24 Hours
September 22 2014 1:27 PM
A 24 year old student from China named Anna was forced to leave the iPhone 6 queue after coming out of the line and creating commotion.
Best ‘Value for Money’ Apple iPhone 6 Plans in Australia
September 15 2014 1:24 PM
Here is a brief analysis of the available plans in Australia that gives value for your money.
Optus Successfully Launches Optus 10 Satellite That Will Improve TV, Internet, Phone & Data Transmission In Australia
September 15 2014 8:51 AM
Optus Australian subscribers could expect better TV, Internet, phone and data transmission with the successful launch of the carrier's Optus 10 satellite on Friday morning. The Ariane 5 rocket launched the satellite from the European space centre at Kourou, French Guiana.
Apple iPhone 6 Release Countdown: Battery, Camera & Supply Issues plus the Cheapest Sticker Price
September 12 2014 12:25 PM
Buyers planning to immediately scoop up the iPhone 6 on its September 19 release date need to be informed first of the likely issues or concerns that will come with the device prior to reaching a final decision.
Australia Bound Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Price Details Out With Release Date Set For Sept 19
September 11 2014 10:34 AM
Australian price, pre-order and release date information of the iPhone 6 models are listed.
The Pirate Bay In Australia: ISPs Join Forces To Cripple TPB
September 11 2014 3:08 AM
Internet service providers together to battle piracy.
Telstra Offers Extra Credit & Download Data As Telcos Start iPhone 6 War Early
September 10 2014 1:00 PM
Telcos are riding on the expected consumer frenzy created by the Wednesday launch of Apple's iPhone 6. Telstra is enticing smartphone enthusiast to buy the flagship device from it and get extra credit and download data.
iPhone 6 To Boost Telstra’s Income By $500 Million
September 03 2014 8:37 AM
Like other telcos, Telstra is looking forward to the official launch of Apple's iPhone 6 on Sept 9 and its shipment to Australia. The latest flagship of the Cupertino-based tech giant is expected to boost Telstra's income by $500 million, Morgan Stanley Research analysts estimate.
Smaller Australian Telcos Required To Have Usage Alert For Customers To Avoid Phone Bill Shock
September 02 2014 4:12 PM
The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ordered smaller telcos in the country to implement a provision in the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code.
British Mum Seeks More Regulation Of Mobile Games On Phones After Son Incurs £7,000 Phone Bill
September 01 2014 7:48 AM
British mum Theresa Cox blames the mobile phone game Clash of Clans for almost emptying her bank account of £7,000 which was automatically debited from her funds.
Optus 10 Satellite Launches on Sept 12
August 26 2014 3:23 PM
Optus, the second-biggest telco in Australia, will launch its Optus 10 satellite on Sept 12. The satellite was initially set for launch in May.
Telstra Adds 1 Million New Customers; Total Client Base of 16 Million More Than Twice That of Optus & Vodafone Combined
August 15 2014 3:42 PM
While competitor telcos in the Australian market Optus and Vodafone have suffered hemorrhages in customer numbers, it is the other way for Telstra which reported on Thursday, Aug 14, the addition of one million new subscribers in the past 12 months.
Amaysim Promises Aussie Customers No Bill Shock With New Low-Cost Data Plan Offering 5GB for Only $44.90/Month
August 08 2014 4:20 PM
Amaysim, a budget mobile phone operator in Australia, is challenging Virgin, the fourth top carrier in Australia, by rolling out a new low-cost data plan that offers 5GB for $44.90 a month.
Vodafone Working on 5-Year Plan to Return Telco to Profitability; Fitch Downgrades Vodafone to BBB+
August 07 2014 9:04 AM
In an attempt to convince former customers to return as well as existing clients to keep their accounts, telecom giant Vodafone has spent close to $1 billion investment in the past 12 months on 4G for its Australian market.