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Continued leadership for over 20 years

Latest Annoucements
06 Oct 2007 Optus D2 Satellite blasts off!
20 Sep 2007 Optus D1 satellite to provide critical link to Antarctica and to help monitor our changing Earth
29 Mar 2007 Optus invests in a third D-series satellite for Australia

2006
14 Oct 2006 Optus D1 satellite successfully launched
19 July 2006 Optus D1 Satellite scheduled for launch
31 Mar 2006 Optus B1 satellite service restored following overnight outage

2005
01 Sep 2005 Optus Satellite celebrates 20 years in space

2004
22 Dec 2004 Optus takes the lead with Australian satellite deals
30 Aug 2004 Optus Satellite continues to shine
12 May 2004 Optus signs satellite launch contract

2003
18 Dec 2003 Australia/NZ to get two new space satellites
08 Jul 2003 Optus' global satellite service connects miners
12 Jun 2003 Optus C1 satellite successfully launched
10 Jun 2003 Optus satellites help New Zealanders rest assured
07 Apr 2003 Optus wins SBS digital TV satellite contract
28 Feb 2003 Optus signs deal to deliver satellite broadband
28 Jan 2003 Optus pushes broadband via satellite in NZ

2002
04 Dec 2002 Optus and BCT use satellite to bridge regional broadband divide
22 Aug 2002 Optus Satellite Recognised for Superior Rural Services

2001
05 Dec 2001 Optus positions for national satellite success
03 Dec 2001 Satellite technology will train country doctors
01 Dec 2001 Optus to take on Asia-Pacific with satellite business
22 Nov 2001 Rural classrooms lead satellite revolution
20 Jun 2001 Optus and Gilat team on Australia's first two-way broadband satellite internet service
22 Mar 2001 Optus satellite speeds internet into NT schools
08 Feb 2001 Optus wins ABC digital TV satellite deal

2000
10 Dec 2000 Optus expands satellite role with ABC
27 Nov 2000 Optus satellites to link remote communities
02 Nov 2000 'Down to earth' new Optus satellite services
01 Nov 2000 Optus seeks to add further value to satellite offering
08 Feb 2000 Cable & Wireless Optus says satellite can service bush

1999
10 Nov 1999 Optus to provide WA Police with satellite data communications network
24 Oct 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus to launch $500M satellite
22 Feb 1999 Satellite demonstration shows 90% reduction in USO possible

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