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Optus 'secretly' cuts user's broadband speed as calls for performance monitoring grow

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Guy Ward's excitement about an Optus broadband and phone bundle upgrade for $5 more each month quickly dissipated when he noticed his internet speed had slowed.

Slack just hired 'Dan from Optus', the social media guru who became an Australian hero

Business Insider Australia - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Companies are continually looking for with new ways to interact with consumers on social media to provide a better customer service experience.

BlackBerry Australia MD jumps ship to Optus

iT News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
BlackBerry Australia's managing director Matthew Ball will leave the smartphone company to take over Optus' small and medium business operations.
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Optus defends its English Premier League plans and will repeat at the World Cup

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The executive in charge of planning Optus' strategy for broadcasting its sports coverage has defended the company's decision to restrict access to English Premier League football to its own customers, saying it is establishing a disruptive new, content ...
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Optus Wants To Be Australia's Small Business Support Network So Here's Ian Thorpe

Gizmodo Australia - ‎May 15, 2016‎
There's more than two million small business owners in Australia, and Optus have decided to “refocus attention on delivering tailored solutions” for them.

Optus boosts focus on small business with new SMB chief

iTWire - ‎May 24, 2016‎
When iTWire sought further information about Ball's appointment, Optus confirmed its renewed focus on its small business strategies with a company spokesman saying, "we have had a number of requests for comment outside of the reactive statement.

BlackBerry MD Off To Optus

Smart Office - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Ball will join the telco at the end of this month, reporting to head of wholesale, satellite and SMB, Rob Parcell. He replaces Reid Meldrum, who left Optus late last year to become the head of Salesforce partner Sqware Peg. His appointment comes on the ...

Amaysim enlists Investec as Optus circles

The Australian - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Discussion in the market that the business could be swallowed by a suitor was first flagged in this column in March, and talk continues that the company could be within the sights of Optus. Optus did not comment and Amaysim said there had been no ...

iHeartRadio Australia hearts Optus customers with exclusive live content

iTWire - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The announcement follows the recent launch of the data-free music streaming service, Optus Music, where select new and existing Optus pre-paid and Optus customers on select plans received access to "some of Australia's most popular music streaming ...
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Ian Thorpe's bizarre new role as a pool cleaner - ‎May 17, 2016‎
... come and clean my pool Ian, I'd have to build one first but it would be worth it.” Naturally, it turned out to be a brilliant marketing stunt by Optus, which is offering a trip to the Rio Olympics as part of a small business promotion. dana ...

Optus' $40 10GB Click Frenzy plan: How does it compare? - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Click Frenzy Mayhem 2016 is in full swing, and amongst the deals that caught our eye was an unusual offer from Optus: a $40 a month SIM-only plan that includes 10GB of data, as well as unlimited calls and texts to Australia, unlimited texts to 30 ...
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Optus touts entertainment credentials in Fetch TV consumer campaign

MuMbrella - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Optus has continued its huge investment in marketing in recent months with the launch of six new ads promoting its Fetch TV service.

Olympian Ian Thorpe Is Now a Pool Cleaner in Campaign for Optus

Creativity - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In this gently funny film by Australian telecom firm Optus, former Olympic swim champion Ian "Thorpedo" Thorpe has reinvented himself by starting a pool cleaning company.

Optus 4G is now online in Kingaroy

The South Burnett Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
FRUSTRATED Optus customers who were left to wait more than 18 months for 4G in Kingaroy can finally breathe a sigh of relief.

Half a million jobs need to be filled in cyber security

The Australian Financial Review - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Macquarie University and Optus will jointly launch a new $10 million cyber security centre to tackle the critical global shortage of peopletrained to protect information technology and communications systems.

Town calls for phone help

Bendigo Advertiser - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Optus customers around Pyramid Hill have said failing phone reception is impacting their families and farms. Several residents from the town and surrounding areas contacted the Bendigo Advertiser to say they had been unable to send or receive phone ...
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Ziggy Switkowski: NBN leakers were thieves

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
These outlets have published a series of damaging stories, based on internal NBN documents marked "commercial in confidence", about the the poor state of the cable TV and broadband network it purchased from Optus and of the copper network purchased ...

Syd Jackson says he doesn't know his real name or his birthday and had to fight to be recognised as an Australian

Herald Sun - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Geoff Southby, Spiro Kourkoumelis and Syd Jackson before the Collingwood v Carlton legends match at Optus Oval. It worked though because we knocked their lead back to 17 in the third and went on to win by 10 - the greatest comeback in Carlton's long ...


大紀元 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
【大紀元2016年05月26日訊】(大紀元記者肖婕澳洲悉尼編譯報導) 澳洲的奧普特斯(Optus)電信公司的一位客戶每月多花5澳元,轉換到一個與電話捆綁的寬帶計劃,興奮之餘卻發現自己的網速減慢,經檢查發現是該公司私下降低了他的網速。他就此向電信業申訴部門 ...


大纪元 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
【大纪元2016年05月26日讯】(大纪元记者肖婕澳洲悉尼编译报导) 澳洲的奥普特斯(Optus)电信公司的一位客户每月多花5澳元,转换到一个与电话捆绑的宽带计划,兴奋之余却发现自己的网速减慢,经检查发现是该公司私下降低 ...