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2012

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

December 2012
28 December Aussies create a digital home away from home
21 December Speed through the checkout queue with Optus m-wallet
20 December Adelaide unwraps Optus 4G for Christmas
20 December Aussies to give the gift of data this year
5 December Optus conducts world-first trial to tackle network congestion during major events
5 December Australia's finest to sing for someone else's supper
3 December Optus Announces Management Changes
November 2012
26 November Optus connects 37 communities with grants program
23 November Optus Offers Fourth Generation iPad with Wi-Fi and Cellular
12 November Tweet, post, like, share...with Optus 4G prepaid offerings
12 November 121cast and Venuemob gain momentum with the Optus-Innov8 Seed Program
8 November Australian seniors testing the online social waters
7 November New Optus and Hoyts partnership gives film buffs more access to the big screen with $10 movie deal
1 November Optus high speed WiFi lands in Qantas Club lounges nationally
October 2012
31 October Surf on Optus 4G in Gold Coast and Brisbane
30 October Optus refocuses retail distribution strategy
25 October Deaf Services Queensland and Optus put the power of sign language into your hands
9 October From the latest Hollywood gossip to jungles of the Amazon - favourite TV moments for $10 a month with Optus
September 2012
22 September Optus to implement national location-based emergency warning system
20 September Uni student plans trip to the top with 'Unleash Your App' competition-winning entry
15 September Optus 4G goes live in Melbourne
4 September Optus flies in world's fastest for 4G Network lift off
4 September Optus launches 4G network to Australian consumers in Sydney, Perth and Newcastle
August 2012
31 August Be alerted and not alarmed
27 August Optus to deliver a seamless online payment experience for Australians
27 August Technology key in bridging education and literacy gap in disadvantaged communities
24 August Optus research reveals dads expect more than just a tweet this Father's Day
9 August Darwin and Palmerston enjoy stronger 3G coverage following Optus $10 million network investment
1 August Optus calls on communities with 2012 grants program
July 2012
31 July Optus recognised in Service Excellence and Community Contribution at the Australian Business Awards
31 July Optus strengthens 3G network and launches 4G business services
27 July Optus wins big at 2012 ACOMM Awards
26 July Optus steps up digital drive with Eatability acquisition
19 July Optus welcomes final ACCC approval of NBN Co/HFC deal
16 July Small businesses and customers get closer with Optus My BizOnline
16 July The wait is over: Optus connects thousands of Sydney rail commuters for the first time
June 2012
26 June Digital health channel for remote communities goes to air with Optus Satellite
21 June Optus and SingTel Innov8 give Australian startups a boost with new local Seed Program
19 June Australians to get Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1 with Optus
19 June Optus to deliver a faster 4G future
14 June Sky Racing renews Optus satellite partnership to enhance broadcast coverage
4 June Fancy yourself a Zookeeper or a COP?
May 2012
31 May Optus customers fly high to a new GALAXY
30 May Optus turns up the dial on mobile coverage in Bendigo
30 May Optus turns up the dial on mobile coverage in Gippsland Region
28 May Optus welcomes ACCC draft decision to allow cable network customers to shift to NBN
24 May Optus research shows customers demand businesses go digital
24 May Optus Business mobilises the enterprise with new mobility offerings
24 May Optus Business ups its commitment in cloud
22 May Optus & Kids Helpline working to erase cyberbullying
22 May Uni students to 'app the ante' with the 2012 Unleash Your App competition
17 May Distance learning given a boost with NSW Government and Optus Satellite deal
8 May Optus and Lucas Neill on the lookout for tomorrow's football stars
8 May Optus calls on Townsville community to "ring in the riders"
8 May Optus research reveals Aussies struggle to find the time when it comes to calling loved ones
3 May Optus accelerates 3G and 4G expansion via extended site sharing arrangement
2 May Optus restructures to give customers a stronger voice
1 May Australians turn to digital to make the first move
April 2012
29 Apr Optus redefines value for Australians with free broadband offer
26 Apr Optus launches 4G network across Newcastle and Hunter region
23 Apr Quantity beats quality for the disconnected generation
23 Apr Optus drives reappraisal with launch of new brand campaign
5 Apr Optus gets behind SMBs with new backup offering
March 2012
30 Mar Optus to reinvigorate brand with appointment of M&C Saatchi and Starcom
26 Mar Optus customers set for a state-of-the-art experience with the Sony Xperia™ S
21 Mar Optus Business and Alphawest serve up 'Your IT as a Service'
20 Mar The HTC One X marks the spot on The Optus Open Network
15 Mar Optus to Offer New iPad in Australia on March 16
9 Mar Optus expands choice and control for customers with My Optus App
5 Mar SingTel announces bold organisation structure to sustain growth, competitiveness and innovation into the future
1 Mar Optus builds a bridge to more affordable mobile data roaming
February 2012
23 Feb Optus parades Sydney Mardi Gras 2012 on the world stage with Mardi Gras TV
20 Feb Optus celebrates the Nokia Lumia 800 with exclusive online offers
20 Feb Optus to build faster 4G network with acquisition of Vividwireless
07 Feb Optus opens digital opportunities for small business over the NBN
January 2012
31 Jan Optus Business ups the ante in enterprise ICT market with appointment of new Managing Director
31 Jan Optus celebrates 20 years of 'Yes'
20 Jan New online forum invites Optus Customers to share, solve and suggest
17 Jan Optus appoints Chief Operating Officer
13 Jan Optus serves up new digital apps and Wi-Fi at Australian Open 2012