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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

Telstra
Telstra Adds 1 Million New Customers; Total Client Base of 16 Million More Than Twice That of Optus & Vodafone Combined

By IBTimes AU

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. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TELECOMS, MANAGEMENT, TELSTRA

Mobile phone
Amaysim Promises Aussie Customers No Bill Shock With New Low-Cost Data Plan Offering 5GB for Only $44.90/Month

By IBTimes AU

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. (Aug 08)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA

Vodafone
Vodafone Working on 5-Year Plan to Return Telco to Profitability; Fitch Downgrades Vodafone to BBB+

By IBTimes AU

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. (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CREDIT SUISSE, INVESTMENT

Switch to 4G w/o Changing Device – Vodafone

By IBTimes AU

Vodafone announced that 1.5 million Vodafone customers will be experiencing a faster 4G network without having to change their handsets or plans (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA, SMARTPHONE

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. (Jul 24)

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 XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Core (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison
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 XL (Dual-Sim) vs. Samsung Galaxy Core (Dual-Sim) – Specifications, Features and Price Comparison
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

MODELS POSE FOR PHOTOGRAPHS WITH LG ELECTRONICS' FLAGSHIP G3 HIGH-END SMARTPHONE AT ITS UNVEILING CEREMONY
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