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Optus reveals English Premier League pricing

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Optus has unveiled pricing for its English Premier League coverage with subscriptions starting at $15 per month and free for those on plans costing $85 or more.
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Optus offers unlimited data for new and existing customers

International Business Times AU - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Optus is leading the way to unlimited Internet data. The telco, the second largest in Australia, has introduced new home broadband bundles, all with unlimited data, for new and recontracting customers.

Optus puts celebrities into service as it drives data-free music streaming offers

MuMbrella - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Optus has launched a series of new content pieces to support its move into data-free music streaming featuring international superstars and up and coming local acts.

Optus appoints We Are Social to manage social media activity following pitch

MuMbrella - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Ben White, managing director of marketing and product at Optus, said in a statement: “With Optus repositioning itself as an entertainment and technology brand, we needed a partner who understood the challenges ahead and could elevate our presence ...

Optus to offer uncapped data for mobile music streaming on prepaid

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Optus is ramping up its battle for prepaid customers with the use of music apps such as Spotify, Pandora and Google Play Music to no longer be counted towards users' data limits.
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Optus offers data-free music streaming

SBS - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Optus is turning the heat up on its rivals with a new offer for customers to stream music without eating into their data allowance.

Optus keeps mantle as most complained about telco

ZDNet - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Optus has racked up 12 months of being the Australian telco with the highest complaints ratio to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) per 10,000 services, posting a 7.9 complaint ratio for the first quarter of the year, compared to 6.4 from ...

LG G5 and DAB+ Stylus now available to order from Optus

Ausdroid - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The LG G5 has this year captured imaginations with their modular accessory concept, the handset is now available to order from Optus in Titan (black) from $58 per month ($40 My Plan Plus + $18 handset repayment) but there's a range of plans available ...
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Optus nabs the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium as an exclusive

Ausdroid - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Optus and Sony Mobile have today announced that their ultra-high resolution Xperia Z5 Premium handset will be heading to Optus on contract as an exclusive. The handset will be available on the $80 Optus My Plan Plus with $0 handset repayments, but it's ...

Sony's 4K Xperia Z5 Premium phablet now available on plans through Optus

CyberShack - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Sony's Xperia Z5 Premium - the world's first "4K smartphone" - is now available on a 24 month contract through Optus, with plans starting at AUD$20 per month on the telco's AUD$40 plan. This gets subscribers unlimited talk and text, and 1GB of data ...
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Telstra, Optus, Amaysim grow mobile marketshare at expense of other telcos

iTWire - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
With Telstra, Optus and Amayism recording strong total year-on-year growth in prepaid mobile subscribers, the Kantar Worldpanel ComTech data to March reveals that consumers aged 16-years plus made up the bulk of the growth in smartphone penetration ...

Optus' social media account to be managed by We are social

Telecompaper (subscription) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Optus put We Are Social agency in charge of its social media account following a competitive pitch process. We Are Social will develop social campaigns and content for Optus' consumer and small and medium business (SMB) functions.
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Vodafone AU loses market share as Telstra, Optus rise: Kantar

ZDNet - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Market research company Kantar has published the latest statistics on mobile market share in Australia, revealing that Vodafone Australia, Virgin Mobile, and TPG have all lost customers while Optus and Telstra have grown subscriber numbers.
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OPINION: Mobile feeding frenzy looms as Telstra loses blood - The West Australian

The West Australian - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Optus and Vodafone, long regarded as Telstra's baby brother and nephew (respectively) in the mobile phone war, are both circling their injured prey.
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The ACCC's just opened the door for mobile from Optus and Vodafone in regional Australia

Business Insider Australia - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has made a decision to cut wholesale prices for the network transmissions which supply connections to regional mobile phone towers, opening up the way for Optus and Vodafone to push into ...

Boost for Optus in Kingaroy as 4G comes to town

The South Burnett Times - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
LONG suffering Optus customers in Kingaroy, the wait is almost over. Users of the telco had been left waiting for 4G to go live in the town since it was originally announced all the way back in October 2014.
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Optus Satellite inks partnership with RigNet Australia

ARNnet - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Optus Satellite has forged a new wholesale partnership with RigNet Australia, a company that provides onshore and offshore communication solutions to the oil and gas industry.
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Telstra customers getting unhappier as Optus leads the race in complaints

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
It won't come as a surprise to Telstra customers that complaints about the plagued telco are on the rise. Australia's telecommunications watchdog confirmed on Friday that Telstra attracted more complaints than its competitors Vodafone and Amaysim and ...

RigNet Australia Taps Optus Satellite for Capacity, Teleport Services

Satellite Today - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
[Via Satellite 04-21-2016] RigNet Australia has entered a wholesale partnership with Optus Satellite to leverage satellite capacity and infrastructure to serve the oil and gas industry in the Australasia region.
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Australian Federal Budget 2016: NBN still needs to raise money

iTWire - ‎13 hours ago‎
“The Australian Government has provided a guarantee in respect of the NBN Co Limited's financial obligations to Optus Networks Pty Ltd, Optus Internet Pty Limited, Optus Vision Media Pty Limited and SingTel Optus Pty Ltd (collectively, Optus) under the ...
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