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Optus

If you need more than a didgeridoo to get your message across, you may want to opt for SingTel Optus. Australia's #2 telecommunications carrier behind former monopoly Telstra, Optus provides telecommunications services to more than 7 million customers in the Asia/Pacific region. The facilities-based carrier, a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel), uses a combination of fixed-line, wireless, and satellite networks to provide mobile, local access, national and international long distance, network services, Internet access, and cable television to both business and consumer customers. Other services include computer telephony and mobile broadband access.

Headlines Around the Web

Optus parent SingTel restructures

Mar 05, 2012 - News.com.au

Optus raises stakes in broadband battle

Feb 20, 2012 - News.com.au

Optus reports lift in net profit

Feb 13, 2012 - News.com.au

Optus dials up 20 years in Australia

Feb 06, 2012 - News.com.au

Optus snares Russell from Britain

Jan 18, 2012 - News.com.au

No time to celebrate, I'm too busy texting

Dec 30, 2011 - News.com.au

Unhappy Christmas for Optus

Dec 22, 2011 - News.com.au

Optus wants Telstra put on leash

Nov 17, 2011 - News.com.au

Telcos at war over cost-cutting

Nov 11, 2011 - News.com.au

Bosses crack whip to stop Cup celebrations

Oct 30, 2011 - News.com.au

Optus cool on NBN costs

Oct 25, 2011 - News.com.au

Optus signs up to NBN gag order

Sep 07, 2011 - News.com.au

Qantas, Optus strike frequent flyer deal

Sep 01, 2011 - News.com.au

Optus axes 250 jobs in cost-cutting drive

Jul 27, 2011 - News.com.au

Optus urges tougher rules on Telstra split

Jun 16, 2011 - News.com.au

Foxtel, Austar deal 'could bar competition'

May 31, 2011 - News.com.au

Articles About Optus

Windows Phone 8.1: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, U.S. and UK Status; How to Download and Install

By IBTimes AU

Around 20 Nokia Lumia smartphones are eligible to the latest Windows Phone 8.1 update from Microsoft. Know the status in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States, and the steps to download and install the software. (2:49 pm)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA

Sony Xperia Z Android 4.4.2 KitKat Battery Issue, How to Resolve and Future Firmware Upgrade

By IBTimes AU

Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for Sony Xperia Z has been hinted by Australian network carrier Optus. Previous Android KitKat version on the handset was reported to have battery issue connected to Google Play Services. (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: SONY, ANDROID

Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update for Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2: Top Things You Should Know About

By IBTimes AU

New details have been revealed regarding the Android KitKat updates for Samsung Galaxy S3 4G and Galaxy Note 2 from different network carriers. Android 4.4.2 KitKat update seems to be delayed and waiting for Samsung to confirm testing phase. Here are the top things you should know about it. (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA, ANDROID

Nokia Lumia 530 (Dual-Sim) Spotted in a Retailer Site; Specifications and Features Listed - Reports
Nokia Lumia 930 vs. Moto G – Specifications, Features, Release Date and Price Showdown

By IBTimes AU

Nokia Lumia 930 has recently been released in many countries across the globe, whereas Motorola's Moto G is one of the highest selling smartphones for the company. Readers who are interested in purchasing the Moto G or the latest Nokia Lumia 930... (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA, ANDROID

Nokia Lumia 530 (Dual-Sim) Spotted in a Retailer Site; Specifications and Features Listed - Reports
Nokia Lumia 635 and 930 Australian Prices [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Good news Nokia and Microsoft Windows fans! The Nokia Lumia 635 and 930 just released its Australian prices. It is just in time for its launch in July 2014. CNET reported that the Nokia Lumia 635 will be available for AU$279, while the Nokia Lumia 930 will be available for AU$729. (Jul 02)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA, SMARTPHONE

LG G Vista Release Date Slated for July  18 (US) With 5.7-Inches  Display, Snapdragon 400 Processor, 1.5GB RAM and More
LG G3 Release Date, Price, Network Carriers, Specs Pertaining to US, Australia, and UK

By IBTimes AU

The most-awaited 2014 smartphone LG G3 release date is divided based on various regions around the world. The long-awaited LG G3 handset has now made a landfall in many other regions other than Asia. Notably, LG's home country South Korea saw the release of G3 in May. (Jun 30)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, SOUTH KOREA, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, TELSTRA, SMARTPHONE

Thousands of Aussies Lose Phone Connection as Outages Hit 3 Major Telcos

By IBTimes AU

The fear of many Australian to be disconnected happened on Thursday when outage hit the three telecommunication companies, cutting Aussies off from their mobile phones. (Jun 20)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA

SMS Rates Expected to Drop on ACCC Regulation

By IBTimes AU

SMS rates are expected to drop following a decision from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). (Jun 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, TELSTRA

Optus Creates Shark Detection Technology

By IBTimes AU

Optus Australia announced a partnership with Shark Mitigation Systems in creating world-first digital shark detection technology (May 28)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Apple Devices Hacked Across Australia, Hackers Claiming Ransom

By IBTimes AU

Apple devices across Australia had been reportedly hacked with hackers claiming ransom (May 27)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, AUSTRALIA, IPAD, TELSTRA