Optus is an Australian leader in integrated communications - serving over ten million customers each day. The company provides a broad range of communications services including mobile, national and long distance services, local telephony, business network services, Internet and satellite services, as well as subscription and internet television.
Since commencing operations in 1992, Optus has invested more than A$17 billion in the construction of fixed, mobile and satellite networks, including central business district and suburban local access networks. These networks provide the company with an advanced technology platform capable of delivering integrated communications, information and entertainment services.
Optus became a wholly-owned subsidiary of SingTel on 30 August 2001 and was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange on 10 September 2001.
The SingTel Group, including Optus, is structured along three key businesses: Group Consumer, Group Digital L!fe and Group ICT.
Group Consumer consolidates the Group’s consumer-related functions, including our international business in the emerging markets which leverages our mobile customer base of more than 400 million for optimised outcomes. It focuses on setting new benchmarks in customer experience so as to cement the Group’s position as the leading provider of next-generation communication, infotainment and technology services to consumers and small businesses across Asia Pacific.
Group Digital L!fe drives the Group’s efforts to be at the forefront of the digital arena. It strives to bring people together with an innovative and cutting edge mix of digital services such as NextGen TV, e-books, e-magazines, music, digital concierge, cloud-based gaming and hyperlocal content. It complements the offerings of the Group Consumer business with bundles and add-ons of state-of-the-art digital services.
Group ICT provides innovative and comprehensive ICT solutions to the Group’s enterprise customers across geographical boundaries. Both SingTel and Optus deliver satellite services, international data and managed services, cloud computing and enterprise mobility services. It also combines the capabilities of NCS in Singapore with Alphawest in Australia to provide customers with end-to-end solutions.