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Rural & Regional

Rural & Regional

Optus brings choice in communications to rural, regional and remote parts of Australia. We offer an unparalleled range of services and products to personal and business users, focusing on value, quality and customer service.


Personal   Small and Medium Business
Home Phone 
Mobile GSM network
Mobile CDMA Service 
Mobile Satellite 
OptusNet BroadbandOptusNet Dial-upBroadband Satellite
BroadbandBroadband SatelliteDial-up
CDMA Mobile, Mobile Satellite

Optus provides a comprehensive range of advanced digital satellite services including:

Broadcast Services – providing a range of digital platforms delivering pay-TV, digital and analogue free-to-air TV and radio services throughout Australia and New Zealand.  Optus has the capabilities to deliver to headends or direct-to-home.  You can broadcast or distribute your content seamlessly and customise your service to meet your business needs.

Satellite Data & Voice Services – delivering fast Internet access and IP connectivity solutions on a full or part-time basis using Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) technology that allows you to obtain broadband Internet access and high speed data connectivity across Australia and New Zealand.

Mobile Satellite Services – providing mobile phone coverage for voice, fax, and data for remote and marine communications.  Optus MobileSat allows you to make and receive telephone calls from anywhere in Australia, including 200 kilometres out to sea.

Professional Services – offering consulting, design, construction, program management of new satellite systems, Transfer Orbit Services, and On-Orbit Satellite Operations. Optus has the technical expertise and experience to deliver new generation satellites and on-going operations in a cost-effective manner.

Rural & Regional News
01 Sep 2009 Optus first past the post at Birdsville
12 Aug 2009 Optus confirms D3 Satellite launch date
06 Aug 2009 Optus says yes to new regional network – owned by all Australians
02 Jul 2009 Optus’ D3 Satellite scheduled to launch in August
07 Apr 2009 Optus welcomes the end of Telstra’s fixed line monopoly