Optus Enterprise and Myriota have partnered with Queensland’s Moreton Bay Regional Council to deploy ground-breaking Internet of Things (IoT) satellite water tank sensors that will monitor the level of water in outdoor water tanks, eliminating the need to send staff to remote locations for manual checks. The inefficient solution required one staff member per day per week to monitor waters levels.
Network operator Superloop has announced the retirement of founder and chair Bevan Slattery from its board. Peter O'Connell has been appointed to the board as non-executive chair.
Telecommunications company Optus unveils Optus Sidekick, a new feature in the My Optus App that lets customers notify their contacts to check in with them whether they’re at home or out alone.
The ACMA has released details of the starting prices for the spectrum to be auctioned in late November or early December.
Telecommunications company Optus launches Optus Business Plus, a customisable platform that allows customers to work with consultants or build modular solutions for their business, instead of having to purchase products and plans that might only partially fit their needs.
Analytics company Opensignal analysed the mobile experience of users who switched mobile operators (or those who decided to quit), and found that two out of three users had an unsatisfactory experience before they jumped to another provider.
Rural and regional telecommunications carrier Field Solutions Holdings has reported record results for the 2021 financial year.
Optus is introducing Optus SubHub - an application that simplifies content subscriptions and memberships by putting them in one place and allowing eligible Optus customers to save money and discover new content options.
The ACCC said it has instituted separate proceedings in the Federal Court against each of Telstra, Optus, and TPG for making alleged false or misleading representations in their promotions of some 50Mbps and 100Mbps NBN plans, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is investigating Singtel Optus Pty Ltd (Optus) under the Privacy Act 1988.
Telco provider Optus is partnering with tech giant Uber to deliver mobile phones to customers’ homes within an hour, setting a new level of convenience in mobile retail business.
Optus has installed mmWave 5G technology into one of its flagship stores as it takes yet another step towards delivering this super-fast, exciting new technology directly into the hands of its customers.
NBN announced that it will offer a COVID-19 relief credit payment totalling $5.2 million across eligible internet retailers to support the provision of additional data to meet increased customer demand for broadband services during the lockdowns in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia in July 2021.
The limits on the amount of spectrum that can be purchased by the Telco's in the November spectrum auction is creating some vocal comments in the main media.
Optus announced the launch of what it says is the world’s first TikTok sign-language activated filter. Featuring Optus ambassador Ian Thorpe, Optus will unveil a branded effect that shows TikTok users how to say key phrases in Auslan sign language, including ‘How are you?’ and ‘It starts with Yes’, through the hashtag challenge #SignYes.
Optus 5G has raced to the top of the speed leader board after officially being awarded the coveted title of ‘Australia’s fastest 5G Mobile Network’ by independent benchmarking company Ookla.
It's a busy time for rural, regional and remote telco Field Solutions Group (FSG). The company has secured three financial awards under the Federal Government's mobile black spot program to run the first neutral host radio access trial, to provide another 15 towers, and to trial domestic roaming.
Optus said it has achieved another Australian 5G record, smashing 5G upload speeds as part of its mmWave testing on its live commercial network, together with technology partner Nokia, as it continues to push the possibilities of its super-fast 5G network.
Optus suffered a major network outage this morning Friday, 2 July.
Qualcomm announced at the Mobile World Congress that a contingent of mobile communications companies announced their collective support for 5G mmWave technology globally – including key players from a growing number of regions including China, Europe, Japan, Korea, North America and South East Asia.
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