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2000

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December 2000
27 Dec 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus in major capacity deal with Primus
22 Dec 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus Strategic Review
20 Dec 2000 Optus gives WAP to pre-paid mobile
20 Dec 2000 Optus challenges Telstra over 13 and 1800 numbers
19 Dec 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus secures major refinancing
18 Dec 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus sells Dingo Blue
15 Dec 2000 Optus launches Web SMS
14 Dec 2000 Ace partnership as Optus doubles with Tennis Australia
13 Dec 2000 Optus transforms e-commerce
10 Dec 2000 Optus expands satellite role with ABC
01 Dec 2000 Wappy Birthday at Optus
 
November 2000
29 Nov 2000 Portability gives Optus competitive edge
28 Nov 2000 Optus ready for business with LMDS network
27 Nov 2000 Optus satellites to link remote communities
21 Nov 2000 Optus expands into Victorian data market
20 Nov 2000 Optus and NEC to deliver integrated IP solutions
17 Nov 2000 Optus powers up pre-paid mobiles for Christmas
16 Nov 2000 Optus rolls-over for mobile phone customers
15 Nov 2000 Optus brings the Global internet backbone to Australia
15 Nov 2000 Optus issues information memorandum
13 Nov 2000 Optus launches location-based services on WAP
10 Nov 2000 Optus reports sharp rise in revenues and profit
07 Nov 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus and Cisco Systems announce alliance to accelerate IP adoption
02 Nov 2000 'Down to earth' new Optus satellite services
01 Nov 2000 Optus seeks to add further value to satellite offering
 
October 2000
26 Oct 2000 Reports of planned Optus capex incorrect
24 Oct 2000 Optus passes 3 million mobile customers
17 Oct 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus Certified to Join Cisco Powered Network Program
16 Oct 2000 Optus connects Northern Territory with cable
12 Oct 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus and Commerce One win contract for paper industry e-commerce platform
10 Oct 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus announces major bundling initiative for Consumer & Multimedia Division
06 Oct 2000 Optus signs wholesale mobile deal with Austar
06 Oct 2000 Optus adds to top management team
 
September 2000
28 Sep 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus performs first live online B2B auction
27 Sep 2000 Optus examines options for growth
14 Sep 2000 Say it silently with SMS
13 Sep 2000 Cable & Wireless announces online procurement project with SAPMarkets and Commerce One team
13 Sep 2000 Optus lights up with skyshow to celebrate the Olympics
05 Sep 2000 Optus GPRS open for business
04 Sep 2000 First competitive DSL network opens for business
01 Sep 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus Networks to provide fast, flexible technical support
 
August 2000
24 Aug 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus joins leading global companies to create Global Trading Web Association
23 Aug 2000 Optus not in logging deal
15 Aug 2000 Optus gives youth a boost with new mobiles
10 Aug 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus launches online helpdesk for IT managers
08 Aug 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus leads Australia in VoIP Telecommunications
08 Aug 2000 Alliances give Optus lead in GPRS
06 Aug 2000 Best of the Net on Optus Mobile WAP
04 Aug 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus connecting Territorians
03 Aug 2000 Optus mobile customers recharge with credit
03 Aug 2000 Telstra 'blocking number portability for business customers'
 
July 2000
18 Jul 2000 Optus targets tourists talking down-under
16 Jul 2000 OptusNet continues strategy for explosive growth
13 Jul 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus wins South Australian Government mobile contract
12 Jul 2000 Optus Mobile takes market share - again
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June 2000
29 Jun 2000 Claimed sale of Cable & Wireless Optus mobiles business 'complete rubbish'
28 Jun 2000 Optus says 'yes' to recharging phone cards at Westpac ATMs
23 Jun 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus completes successful US$500 Million Issue
15 Jun 2000 Optus welcomes SAP & Commerce One deal
14 Jun 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus and Lucent to Build National DSL Network
08 Jun 2000 Optus expands optical network
07 Jun 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus in ASP Push
05 Jun 2000 Virgin Mobile moves closer to launch
 
May 2000
30 May 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus delivers web billing to business customers
29 May 2000 Sean Howard joins Cable & Wireless Optus Board
25 May 2000 Australian mobile phones rates amongst the lowest
23 May 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus signs $42 million contract with Airservices Australia
19 May 2000 World first internet counselling service for kids goes live
16 May 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus delivers strong growth in revenue and profitability
11 May 2000 OptusNet launches portal powered by Excite
 
April 2000
19 Apr 2000 Premier opens new Optus Call Centre in Adelaide
14 Apr 2000 SMS speak - a new language hits the streets
12 Apr 2000 Optus & dstore in mobile shopping deal
12 Apr 2000 Optus fastest growing mobile carrier again
11 Apr 2000 Optus says 'yes' to free SMS
15 Apr 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus makes convergent media a reality
04 Apr 2000 Another high speed first for Optus
03 Apr 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus in capacity deal with AAPT
 
March 2000
29 Mar 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus launches B2B marketplace
27 Mar 2000 Optus cuts Internet prices
24 Mar 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus completes EUR 400 Million Issue
23 Mar 2000 Optus Welcomes Changes to USO
16 Mar 2000 Optus offers 'all the calls you can make' for $35
15 Mar 2000 Optus WAP service provides cinema listings
09 Mar 2000 Crown Castle in $200m mobile tower deal
02 Mar 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus expands Northern Territory role
01 Mar 2000 Optus launches wireless access for road warriors
 
February 2000
27 Feb 2000 Optus trebles local telephony customers on cable
21 Feb 2000 Cable & Wireless confirms commitment to Optus
21 Feb 2000 Standard & Poor's upgrade Optus
20 Feb 2000 Virgin Mobile coming to Australia
14 Feb 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus Credit Rating Upgrade
08 Feb 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus says satellite can service bush
03 Feb 2000 Authority USO estimates still too high
 
January 2000
27 Jan 2000 Change the way you live @ Home
20 Jan 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus wins $21 million contract with CGU Insurance
19 Jan 2000 Optus - Australia's fastest growing mobile network, again
18 Jan 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus confirms CSC deal signing
17 Jan 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus Establishes European Capital Markets Programme
16 Jan 2000 Independent reports vindicate Optus position on USO
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