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2010

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

December 2010
31 Dec 2010 Optus predicts record mobile traffic this New Year’s Eve
23 Dec 2010 Optus text messages to chime louder than ever with over 64 million predicted to be sent on Christmas Day
22 Dec 2010 Australia set To Get all Shook Up for World Record attempt
22 Dec 2010 Starlight and Optus launch Livewire online community at the Townsville Hospital
21 Dec 2010 Optus and FOXTEL sign new subscription television agreements
17 Dec 2010 Starlight and Optus launch Livewire online community at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
09 Dec 2010 Optus awards 31 grants to reduce social isolation and reconnect disengaged youth in Australian communities
06 Dec 2010 Optus boosts data up to one terabyte on fixed broadband plans
02 Dec 2010 Gavin Williams to lead Optus Consumer Marketing
01 Dec 2010 Frost & Sullivan Awards Optus Service Provider of the Year
 
November 2010
26 Nov 2010 Optus welcomes historic reform of Australian telecommunications sector
15 Nov 2010 Optus recognised for leadership in customer service
09 Nov 2010 Starlight and Optus launch Livewire online community at Fremantle Hospital
08 Nov 2010 Optus brings joy to customers this Christmas with launch of Post and Pre-Paid tablets
 
October 2010
26 Oct 2010 Optus Launches Ultimate IT Challenge to Recognise IT Innovation
22 Oct 2010 Optus focuses on Connecting Australia with release of 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report
21 Oct 2010 Optus unleashes the power of the BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800
18 Oct 2010 The Optus ONE80PROJECT is back to bring another Australian drama to life
15 Oct 2010 Optus unlocks unprecedented value on Pre-Paid with Optus Dollar Days
12 Oct 2010 Optus to launch new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 LG and Samsung devices with Xbox 360 Kinect and HP Mini netbook bundles
12 Oct 2010 Starlight and Optus launch Livewire online community in Queensland at the Royal Children's Hospital and Princess Alexandra Hospital
06 Oct 2010 Optus serves up a seventh year with Tennis Australia as official Telecommunications Partner for the 2011 Australian Open
 
September 2010
30 Sep 2010 Optus and TrueLocal.com.au Partner to Help SMBs Promote their Business
30 Sep 2010 Optus rewards prepaid customers with tens of millions of prizes
30 Sep 2010 Small businesses view social media as 'digital wild west'
24 Sep 2010 Dell Streaks onto Optus for three month exclusive partnership
14 Sep 2010 Optus Business launches cloud computing solutions
10 Sep 2010 Optus Opens possibilities with new mobile network brand
09 Sep 2010 Optus announces pricing of EUR 700 million 3.50% Guaranteed Notes due 2020
09 Sep 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at the Geelong Hospital
09 Sep 2010 Optus launches intelligent traffic information service
07 Sep 2010 University of Melbourne remains at forefront of education technology with new iPhone app
 
August 2010
25 Aug 2010 Optus' Enforceable Undertaking to the ACMA regarding late delivery of premium SMS barring capability
10 Aug 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Ballarat Health Services Base Hospital
09 Aug 2010 Local Students Invited To Bring Shakespeare To Life With Make A Scene Competition
04 Aug 2010 Optus launches new Mobile Broadband Cap plans
04 Aug 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at The Northern Hospital
02 Aug 2010 Optus upgrades cable broadband to deliver supersonic speeds in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney
02 Aug 2010 Optus rocks with Rihanna during her 2011 Australian tour
 
July 2010
27 Jul 2010 Optus Satellite enables Southern Cross, ABC, SBS and Imparja to deliver next generation digital free-to-air TV across Australia
27 Jul 2010 Optus to bring iPhone 4 to Australia on July 30
22 Jul 2010 Optus named mobile and satellite supplier to Northern Territory Government
15 Jul 2010 Optus successfully trials LTE mobile technology with Nokia Siemens Networks in metropolitan Sydney
14 Jul 2010 Optus first to acquire new 2100MHz spectrum licences to increase 3G mobile capacity in regional Australia
09 Jul 2010 Optus supports voluntary approach to promote online safety
08 Jul 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Women's and Children's Hospital
02 Jul 2010 Mobile streaming explodes as Optus customers watch the big game on a small screen
 
June 2010
23 Jun 2010 Samsung Together With Optus Launch The New Samsung Galaxy S Smartphone In Australia
22 Jun 2010 Optus beefs up Pre-Paid Mobile value with Turbo Text
10 Jun 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Maroondah Hospital & Angliss Hospital
08 Jun 2010 Optus 2010 FIFA World Cup™ Content Factsheet
01 Jun 2010 At the next Australian first, turn right
 
May 2010
24 May 2010 Optus launches Australia's first mobile operator application developer portal
19 May 2010 Motorola Expands its Android Portfolio in Australia with Introduction of QUENCH™ with MOTOBLUR™ on Optus
17 May 2010 Optus SMB launches BYO mobile broadband plans with cash back rebate
14 May 2010 Optus takes data and social networking to the max with new Timeless plans
07 May 2010 TODAY - Streaming live on your Optus 3G mobile
06 May 2010 Optus welcomes NBN Implementation Study - win for competition
 
April 2010
27 Apr 2010 Optus celebrates football with biggest campaign of the year
27 Apr 2010 Optus thinks bigger with data packed broadband plans
26 Apr 2010 Optus gives whales a voice
23 Apr 2010 Open gallery
22 Apr 2010 Optus supports blind cyclists in history-making ride
22 Apr 2010 Optus supports blind cyclists in history-making ride
20 Apr 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Princess Margaret Hospital and Joondalup Health Campus
19 Apr 2010 Optus, HP partnership brings big time business bundle in small package
 
March 2010
30 Mar 2010 Australians can now live their social life without limits with Optus and MOTOBLUR™
24 Mar 2010 Optus launches interoperable high definition video conferencing as a service
10 Mar 2010 Optus takes it to the 'Max' with new Pre-Paid Mobile plans
10 Mar 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Nepean Hospital
 
February 2010
18 Feb 2010 Optus launches industry first built for business App Store
18 Feb 2010 Optus expands mobile coverage in Hervey Bay
17 Feb 2010 Optus expands mobile coverage in Geraldton
10 Feb 2010 Tamarama launch new album by letting 'You Choose'
10 Feb 2010 Optus asks 'who are your five best friends?'
10 Feb 2010 Optus and Alphawest help Curtin University of Technology get ready for cloud
08 Feb 2010 Internationally acclaimed actor Sam Neill joins the Optus ONE80PROJECT judging panel
05 Feb 2010 Optus to purchase Qualcomm 2100MHz spectrum
 
January 2010
27 Jan 2010 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Sunshine Hospital
13 Jan 2010 Optus supports Townsville dealer's donation to Sea Turtle Foundation
12 Jan 2010 'yes' Optus Wangaratta donates to Bull's Head Hotel
11 Jan 2010 'yes' Optus Maryborough donates transport van to Powerhouse Community Centre
08 Jan 2010 'yes' Optus Bathurst donates new boxing ring to local PCYC
06 Jan 2010 Optus launches iPhone mobile application and dedicated 3G mobile site for 2010 Sydney Festival