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2009

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

December 2009
30 Dec 2009 Aussies set to ring in the New Year
18 Dec 2009 OptusZOO Mobile TV - now available on iPhone
17 Dec 2009 Optus makes life easier for business customers with launch of HTC Snap incorporating Windows Mobile 6.5
17 Dec 2009 Hark! The festive text and ring
17 Dec 2009 Optus and Dodo sign $160 million telco deal
16 Dec 2009 Optus to live stream Channel Seven’s match coverage of the Australian Open 2010 to 3G mobile customers for free
15 Dec 2009 Optus welcomes Government initiative to promote cyber-safety
15 Dec 2009 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at John Hunter Children’s Hospital
14 Dec 2009 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Royal North Shore Hospital
07 Dec 2009 Optus launches Voice to Text™ service powered by SpinVox
07 Dec 2009 Twilight actor Xavier Samuel joins the OPTUS ONE80PROJECT judging panel
03 Dec 2009 Optus brings customers 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches live to their 3G mobile for free
03 Dec 2009 Optus launches the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9700 Smartphone on its dual band mobile network
 
November 2009
25 Nov 2009 Students from Adelaide, Tennant Creek and Jindabyne are among winners of the 2009 Optus and Bell Shakespeare Make A Scene Competition
18 Nov 2009 SingTel Group to conduct LTE trials in Asia and Australia
17 Nov 2009 Optus shop in Atherton open for business
17 Nov 2009 The Optus ONE80PROJECT Returns To Bring Another Australian Drama To Life
16 Nov 2009 Optus Mobile Application Store - open for business!
12 Nov 2009 New executive appointments bolster Optus’ marketing team
12 Nov 2009 Optus launches BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone on Pre-Paid mobile
11 Nov 2009 Optus launches low cost and feature-rich mobile in time for Christmas - U1200
10 Nov 2009 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Gosford and Wyong Hospitals
 
October 2009
28 Oct 2009 Regional Australians want better telecommunications competition now
28 Oct 2009 Optus supports local charity to connect children in need
27 Oct 2009 Optus grant sounds sweet for Western Australia’s Radio Lollipop
27 Oct 2009 Optus serves up a treat for hungry kids
27 Oct 2009 Optus helps Victorian immigrant and refugee women connect to their community
27 Oct 2009 Optus helps Queensland youth go bush!
27 Oct 2009 Optus helps Geelong kids connect with their community
23 Oct 2009 Optus partners with Starlight to bring Livewire Online Community to young patients at Wollongong Hospital
22 Oct 2009 Optus welcomes summer with ‘My Wireless’ broadband plans
21 Oct 2009 Optus connects communities across Australia giving close to $150,000 to local projects
15 Oct 2009 Optus expands mobile coverage in Grafton CBD and Ulmarra
14 Oct 2009 Optus expands mobile coverage in Lismore
13 Oct 2009 Australia's newest satellite - Optus D3 - is fully operational
06 Oct 2009 Optus serves an ace with Australian Open sponsorship
 
September 2009
30 Sep 2009 Tackling the generational divide
21 Sep 2009 Optus launches Family Value Packs
15 Sep 2009 Optus welcomes landmark decision on regulatory reform
10 Sep 2009 Optus and Bell Shakespeare bring back Make A Scene in 2009
08 Sep 2009 Optus Partners with Starlight To Bring Livewire Into 26 Hospitals Nationally, Connecting More Young People
01 Sep 2009 Optus first past the post at Birdsville
 
August 2009
25 Aug 2009 Optus awards application maintenance and support contracts
22 Aug 2009 Australia's D3 Satellite soars into orbit
17 Aug 2009 New channels on OptusZOO Mobile TV
12 Aug 2009 Optus confirms D3 Satellite launch date
10 Aug 2009 Samsung storms into the Australian Telco netbook market
06 Aug 2009 Optus says yes to new regional network – owned by all Australians
05 Aug 2009 Optus launches Optus Media advertising centre
03 Aug 2009 Woolworths launches a new mobile offering with Optus
 
July 2009
29 Jul 2009 Australian companies turn to collaboration to boost productivity during economic downturn
25 Jul 2009 Optus and FFA deliver to the football community
22 Jul 2009 Optus kicks off partnership with Lucas Neill and Tim Cahill as official Optus Football Ambassadors
20 Jul 2009 Brisbane City Council moves to IP; awards network managed services contract to Optus
02 Jul 2009 Optus’ D3 Satellite scheduled to launch in August
 
June 2009
25 Jun 2009 Optus wants to connect your Community in 2009
19 Jun 2009 ABC signs $100 million deal with Optus Satellite
16 Jun 2009 Optus awarded managed network services contract by Australian Taxation Office
11 Jun 2009 Australian small businesses embracing new technology
03 Jun 2009 Optus calls for separation of Telstra; reform essential if NBN to succeed
 
May 2009
19 May 2009 Optus says ‘yes’ to Generation Next
05 May 2009 Monster caps set to shake up mobile market
04 May 2009 SingTel to support ANZ’s Super Regional strategy
01 May 2009 Federal Court rules Telstra breached Optus access agreement
 
April 2009
24 Apr 2009 Optus offers small business value
24 Apr 2009 The Fred Hollows Foundation, Optus and Thuraya support remote communities in the Northern Territory
17 Apr 2009 Businesses embrace smartphones and wireless broadband as economic downturn drives productivity push
07 Apr 2009 Optus welcomes the end of Telstra’s fixed line monopoly
03 Apr 2009 Optus Senior Leadership Team appointments
03 Apr 2009 Live Large with P!NK and Optus
 
March 2009
31 Mar 2009 NBN must right wrongs of Telstra’s regional broadband rort
31 Mar 2009 Optus customers step to their own beat with MobMusic
26 Mar 2009 Optus hosts leading device manufacturers at first annual Device Summit
23 Mar 2009 Optus launches new brand campaign – Whale Song
13 Mar 2009 Optus named Carrier of the Year
03 Mar 2009 Optus urges fundamental reform to put national interest before Telstra self-interest
02 Mar 2009 Victorian Police SMS – Extreme fire danger in Victoria
02 Mar 2009 Get Naked with Optus Broadband
 
February 2009
24 Feb 2009 Optus delivers more mobile coverage across Australia
13 Feb 2009 Victorian bushfires - update
13 Feb 2009 Optus gets 'right behind business' with new advertising campaign
12 Feb 2009 Updates - Victorian bushfires
11 Feb 2009 Update - Victorian bushfires
10 Feb 2009 Victorian Bushfire
06 Feb 2009 Optus and Network Ten take to the dance floor for a bigger second year with So You Think You Can Dance Australia
05 Feb 2009 Activ8me delivers new SatPhone service to Australians
05 Feb 2009 HTC Unveils The HTC Dream™ — The First Android-Powered Phone Released In Australia
04 Feb 2009 Optus appoints Deputy Managing Director for Small and Medium Business
 
January 2009
29 Jan 2009 Successful small businesses need to have training and financial management as part of their 2009 business plan
20 Jan 2009 OPTUS ONE80PROJECT announces free winners' festival
19 Jan 2009 Optus Connects Communities
19 Jan 2009 Optus brings Australian Open 2009 live to the mobile