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1999

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December 1999
16 Dec 1999 Optus @ Home priced for unlimited access
14 Dec 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus extends fibre network in Queensland
03 Dec 1999 Disability Action Plan aims at access for all
02 Dec 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus and CSC negotiate $500 million partnership agreement
01 Dec 1999 Directors right @Home
 
November 1999
30 Nov 1999 Australia's first WAP service goes live
22 Nov 1999 Optus Internet launches yes@work for small business
18 Nov 1999 Cable & Wireless launches global.net
18 Nov 1999 Optus and NAB Announce WAP Bank Agreement
17 Nov 1999 New CEO for Optus@Home
15 Nov 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus launch first WAP service
12 Nov 1999 Optus to offer CDMA Services in Regional Australia
10 Nov 1999 Optus to provide WA Police with satellite data communications network
05 Nov 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus delivers interim profit of $135 million
03 Nov 1999 Optus Internet Intrusion
 
October 1999
29 Oct 1999 Optus@Home High-Speed Cable Internet Service fast approaching
29 Oct 1999 New Adelaide Call Centre to create 500 jobs
29 Oct 1999 Optus FreeTime smashes the long distance time barrier
26 Oct 1999 Optus brings competition to rural WA
24 Oct 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus to launch $500M satellite
22 Oct 1999 USO review potentially misleading
19 Oct 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus - Fastest Growing Mobile Network in Australia
13 Oct 1999 'Web in a box' solution for small business
06 Oct 1999 The Power of 'yes'
06 Oct 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus forms global e-commerce trading community
 
September 1999
14 Sep 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus wins major Northern Territory Government contract
13 Sep 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus and Cisco Announce Joint Initiative...
 
August 1999
23 Aug 1999 Optus World launches AFL Footy Phone
11 Aug 1999 Hutchison in services agreement with Cable & Wireless Optus
02 Aug 1999 Fixed to Mobile Savings for Small Business
 
July 1999
28 Jul 1999 Optus launches 'yes' Weekend
26 Jul 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus and Disney sign new deal
24 Jul 1999 ACCC ruling on Interconnect rates a step in the right direction
21 Jul 1999 Two million mobile customers for Cable & Wireless Optus
02 Jul 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus completes US$350 Million Issue
01 Jul 1999 One.Tel in access agreement with Cable & Wireless Optus
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June 1999
23 Jun 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus welcomes ACCC decision on LNP pricing principles
22 Jun 1999 Say 'yes' at Australia Post
22 Jun 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus delivers on local telephony promise
16 Jun 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus secures new deal on movies
10 Jun 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus and Excite@Home form joint venture company
04 Jun 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus now delivers SBS Australia-wide
 
May 1999
27 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus to offer Web-Based Billing for Outsourced Customers
25 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus unveils new global communication services
24 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus brings specialist radio to the bush
21 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus/AAPT Part A Statement Release
13 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus takes lead in wireless data services
13 May 1999 Nortel Networks' GPRS Solution for Cable & Wireless Optus
6 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus accepts ACCC ruling on AAPT
04 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus seeks ACCC arbitration on LNP call routing
03 May 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus launches fully integrated Internet offering
 
April 1999
30 Apr 1999 Department of Defence Secures Major Efficiencies by Opting for Cable & Wireless Optus Outsourcing
28 Apr 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus serves Part A document on AAPT
19 Apr 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus confirms cash offer for AAPT is fair
15 Apr 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus Expands International Internet Network
14 Apr 1999 Cable & Wireless to Build Next Generation, High Capacity Internet Network in the USA
14 Apr 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus equips small and medium business for new millennium
13 Apr 1999 Phone price regulations harm consumers: international expert warns
13 Apr 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus responds to calls for choice in pre-paid mobile market
09 Apr 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus considers USO tendering proposals
 
March 1999
31 Mar 1999 New senior role for Melbourne
31 Mar 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus demonstrates success of bundling strategy
30 Mar 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus hosts Executive Call Centre Congress
25 Mar 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus welcomes Government decision to cap USO
24 Mar 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus shows support for Greek Community
22 Mar 1999 Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Announces Major Sponsorship Agreement with Cable & Wireless Optus
17 Mar 1999 Telstra slammed for abusing market power
16 Mar 1999 Citibank and Cable & Wireless Optus - Banking on a Winning Team
10 Mar 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus works with telco industry to beat Y2K Bug
10 Mar 1999 Optus Internet looks forward to changing ISP marketplace
09 Mar 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus Reaches New Standards in Integrated Solutions
09 Mar 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus helps bridge the 'Technology Gap'
 
February 1999
24 Feb 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus and Seven Network Sign Mobile Deal
24 Feb 1999 Dual illumination period extended
24 Feb 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus delivers profit of $24 million
22 Feb 1999 Satellite demonstration shows 90% reduction in USO possible
22 Feb 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus to Benefit from New Internet Link to Singapore
22 Feb 1999 Cable & Wireless balloon attempts record today
17 Feb 1999 Optus Challenge Cup kicks off season 1999 this weekend
17 Feb 1999 Youth Innovation Recognised at International Awards
17 Feb 1999 Telstra fails in court bid
 
January 1999
09 Jan 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus acquires MUAnet
08 Jan 1999 Optus Pay TV Makes Strong Inroads Over Summer.
01 Jan 1999 Cable & Wireless Optus confirms dramatic reduction in debt and gearing levels
01 Jan 1999 ACCC's interconnect decision welcomed
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