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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

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