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Optus could show EPL via customised streaming service

AdNews - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Optus is developing a direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service for next season's English Premier League (EPL), Fairfax reports.
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Optus prepares for Premier League debut

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Australian fans of the English Premier League will have the option of a direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service to watch giants such as Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United, but many details remain up in the air as Optus takes up the ...
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Optus is most complained-about telco

CRN Australia - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman announced that it received 5.9 new complaints per 10,000 services in operation for Optus in the quarter ending 31 December. Telstra recorded 4.9 and Vodafone had 3.5 new complaints per 10,000 services.
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Optus challenges Telstra in regions

The West Australian - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Optus is attempting to challenge Telstra's dominance of regional WA's mobile phone coverage, with the Singapore-owned company almost matching the tech behemoth's spend in the latest auction of mobile spectrum.
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Optus announces payment accessories for Cash by Optus

International Business Times AU - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Optus has announced new payment accessories in the form of a band and a sticker for its mobile payment facility. Cash by Optus is now available for the majority of devices, promising to give customers flexibility to make quick and easy contactless ...

Usain Bolt is the new face of Optus

AdNews - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The world's fastest man has replaced one of the funniest as the new face of Optus. Usain Bolt has struck his first deal with an Australian brand and will promote the telco in a national advertising campaign due to hit screens next month.
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Telstra and Optus snap up 1800MHz spectrum

Computerworld Australia - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Telstra and Optus between them picked up the majority of regional spectrum on the block in the Australian Communications and Media Authority's 1800MHz auction.
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Optus signs with Stan to offer bundle deal

MuMbrella - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Ben White, Acting Managing Director of Product and Marketing at Optus said, “Our customers want the best entertainment from Australia and around the world and through our partnership with Stan, Optus is delivering on its commitment to giving customers ...
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Dealhacker: Get 8GB Of Mobile Data On Optus Prepaid For $40 A Month

Lifehacker Australia - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
In its latest bid to outdo rival telco Telstra, Optus is offering a huge data boost to prepaid customers on $30+ plans. For a limited time, the $40 My Prepaid Ultimate plan includes a whopping 8GB of data; plus the ability to roll over unused data ...
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Optus outage downs Virgin Australia's check-in system

iT News - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Virgin Australia passengers across the country were prevented from checking in for domestic flights for two hours this morning after an outage at the airline's telco partner Optus downed its check-in system. The outage hit Virgin's Sabre check-in ...

Optus to Boost Australian Regional Mobile Coverage

News On News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The 1800 MHz acquisition means Optus is well placed to expand its 4G network coverage to more places around Australia. The Optus mobile network currently reaches 98.5 per of the Australian population, with 4G services now available for more than 90 per ...

Reception down for Optus and Virgin users

Fraser Coast Chronicle - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
IF YOU have tried to contact a Bundaberg resident using Optus or Virgin services in the last few days there's a good chance you have found it difficult.

Fastest man alive partners with Optus

Marketing magazine Australia (registration) - ‎Jan 27, 2016‎
Optus acting managing director Ben White said Bolt was the perfect fit for the campaign, which centres around the theme of 'relentless improvement.
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Blackberry PRIV Now in OZ via Optus; Still on Lollipop

Australia Network News - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Blackberry PRIV on Optus starts at a rather affordable $67 per month. This is the $40 Optus plan, with a $27 monthly handset payment.

Optus brings bonus data, international calls and increased data rollover to prepaid My Prepaid Ultimate plan

Ausdroid - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Optus announced this morning that its My Prepaid Ultimate plans have increased data allowances (amusingly titled 'Datafest') with bonus recharge data, unlimited standard international calls to ten countries and an increased data rollover allowance on ...

Ex-CBH executive garners support

The West Australian - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Disgruntled grain growers are considering launching a legal fighting fund to help a former executive in his dispute with CBH. The four past chairmen of Australia's biggest co-operative are leading the support for Colin Tutt, who left CBH in November ...
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Optus provides satellite for Mobile Health NZ

ZDNet - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Australian telecommunications carrier Optus has signed a deal to provide access to its satellite services to Mobile Health NZ, to enable the company to run video-conferencing health education sessions throughout rural areas.

Usain Bolt the new face of Optus

SportsPro Media - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Optus hopes to use Bolt's popularity in the run up to the Rio Olympics to boost sales, with a new advertising campaign to begin next month around the theme of 'Relentless Improvement'.

Singtel shares surge on Optus' 4G licence purchase

AsiaOne - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Singtel shares surged yesterday on news that its Australian telco unit has acquired licences that will allow it to expand its 4G high-speed network in the country.
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Telstra suffers network outage

NEWS.com.au - ‎22 hours ago‎
As Telstra was hit with the outage, Optus also reported intermittent mobile phone connection problems around 12.40pm today, affecting phone calls, text messages and internet connections.
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