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2006

Keep up-to-date with the latest media releases from Optus.

December 2006
21 Dec 2006 Optus and Kids Help Line are listening this Christmas
19 Dec 2006 Optus and Elders set to transform rural broadband with Broadband Connect bid
 
November 2006
29 Nov 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Kialla
20 Nov 2006 Optus introduces Business Online for small and medium business
17 Nov 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Victor Harbour
16 Nov 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Merbein and Billabong
07 Nov 2006 SingTel's regional mobile subscriber base crosses 100-million mark
 
October 2006
30 Oct 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Kojonup North
30 Oct 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Norseman
24 Oct 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Southern Cross, Kalgoorlie West and Mt Goddard
14 Oct 2006 Optus D1 satellite successfully launched
12 Oct 2006 Optus offers greater value for Turbocharge Pre-Paid customers with the new $40 recharge
11 Oct 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Mirboo North
06 Oct 2006 Optus launches 3G campaign
05 Oct 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Woolgoolga North
04 Oct 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Bathurst West
04 Oct 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Dederang, Yackandandah, Tallangatta and Wodonga West
 
September 2006
21 Sep 2006 Optus welcomes the Government's Broadband Connect announcement
14 Sep 2006 Optus stands up to the school yard bully
14 Sep 2006 Google on Optus Zoo - Optus and Google sign Australia's first mobile Internet search alliance
13 Sep 2006 OPTUS ONE80PROJECT - Australian drama online, on mobile, on TV
06 Sep 2006 Optus & Macquarie Radio Network First to Offer Cellcasting to Optus Mobile Customers
05 Sep 2006 Optus Wholesale to offer high-speed broadband
 
August 2006
31 Aug 2006 Optus and Elders announce joint bid for Broadband Connect funds
21 Aug 2006 Victoria's Higher Education Leaders Launch Virtual Classrooms
07 Aug 2006 Optus comment on TLS ending FTTN talks with ACCC
07 Aug 2006 Optus and HP partner to create a one-stop shop
02 Aug 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Salamander Bay
02 Aug 2006 SingTel's regional mobile subscriber base rises to 92 million
 
July 2006
20 July 2006 Optus introduces smarter business solutions
19 July 2006 Optus D1 Satellite scheduled for launch
19 July 2006 Optus Business appoints new Marketing Director
18 July 2006 Optus improves network coverage in New Lambton Heights
10 July 2006 Nine leading telecommunications companies release their FTTN model
10 July 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Mathoura
 
June 2006
29 June 2006 Optus delivers 3G to WA
29 June 2006 Optus delivers 3G to SA
29 June 2006 Optus invests in Capital gains
29 June 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Forest Hill
28 June 2006 Update on work of the FTTN Consortium
27 June 2006 Macquarie Radio Network & Optus break new ground with radio on demand
22 June 2006 Optus claims lead in international roaming
21 June 2006 Optus brings new Nokia Eseries to Australian businesses
07 June 2006 Optus partners with Yahoo!7 for Instant Messenger
07 June 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Gilgandra North
05 June 2006 Optus leads the way with free calls on mobile
02 June 2006 Optus welcomes ACT decision on line sharing
 
May 2006
29 May 2006 No line rental on new Optus plans
24 May 2006 Optus survey reveals mobile mail on the rise
16 May 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Two Rocks
05 May 2006 Competitive national ULL broadband roll out would boost GDP by $3.5 billion
03 May 2006 Optus surges past 550,000 broadband subscribers
03 May 2006 SingTel's regional mobile subscriber base crosses 85-million mark
02 May 2006 Optus Soul and B Digital expand and extend relationship
 
April 2006
21 Apr 2006 Optus and Bell Shakespeare bring theatre to students with 21st Century technology
21 Apr 2006 Leading telcos come together to develop competitive model for national broadband upgrade
18 Apr 2006 Optus sues Telstra to get a fair go in wholesale line rental prices
12 Apr 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Bobs Farm
 
March 2006
31 Mar 2006 Optus B1 satellite service restored following overnight outage
30 Mar 2006 Optus introduces $19.95 broadband and 30 day trial offer
30 Mar 2006 Optus steps up competition with broadband network
29 Mar 2006 Optus extends 3G to QLD
27 Mar 2006 Optus to push Microsoft Exchange 2003 wireless email
 
February 2006
28 Feb 2006 Optus puts Footy Tipping in the palm of your hand
23 Feb 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Hallett
23 Feb 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Wallaroo
23 Feb 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Warooka
10 Feb 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Pemberton
09 Feb 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Morgan
09 Feb 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Talinga
07 Feb 2006 SingTel's regional mobile subscriber base increases to 78 million
03 Feb 2006 Optus merges Virgin Mobile Australia and SIMplus
01 Feb 2006 Group Event Travel converges with Optus
 
January 2006
25 Jan 2006 Optus improves network coverage in Port Stephens
11 Jan 2006 Optus acquires Virgin Mobile Australia