Some Optus corporate customers in the Sydney CBD experienced an interruption to their telephony and DSL services on Monday afternoon following a power failure in one of the telco’s data centres.
Optus has paid the second highest penalty to date for alleged breaches of Australia’s spam legislation.
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has called on Optus to roll out Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) to more than 7000 seats and upgrade its aging network. The deal is worth $143 million over the next four years.
A telecommunications analyst has claimed the burning question for Australia’s ISP industry is not who builds the National Broadband Network, but whether the government defines and enforces a truly open access network model.
Canadian next-gen networking company, Axia NetMedia CEO, Art Price, has offered a simple message to whoever wins the tender to build Australia’s National Broadband Network: Competing with your customers is bad for business.
A leading economist has predicted the National Broadband Network (NBN) will boost all industries but also hurt retail and wholesale companies.
Optus today announced an Australian first: allowing prepaid customers to borrow $3 worth of phone credit when they run out.
Research in Motion (RIM) yesterday launched its first flip handset in Australia, the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8820.
Optus has today confirmed it will axe 115 jobs across Australia following a review of the efficiency of its network division.
Just months after the launch of its pre-paid broadband service, Optus is reducing the value it delivers to users.
The wireless broadband market is heating up, with Unwired Australia announcing an overhaul of its wireless broadband pre-paid pricing.
Options for wireless broadband and Internet access have expanded with Optus announcing it will offer a pre-paid wireless broadband service in what it claims is an industry first.
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