(CORRECTION: Please note that this article contains corrections and clarifications at the end of the story.) The powers-that-be at Singtel Optus may think they are being mighty smart by sending unsolicited text messages to all and sundry to try and sell their mouldy mobile plans. In that, they are dead wrong.
Avoid the dreaded #FloptusSport fail. The World Cup only comes once every four years but the long notice hasn’t seemed to give Optus enough time to provide a service that fulfils its one and only job – to display the World Cup on its World Cup app.
More Optus frustration on the horizon?
An analysis of public Wi-Fi hotspots in 11 Russian cities that will be hosting World Cup football matches from 14 June onwards shows that more than a fifth (22%) have no encryption at all.
Computer peripherals manufacturer Logitech is making a bid to capitalise on next month's World Cup football tournament by issuing wireless mice in the colours of different participating countries.
Hisense has signed Australian soccer stars, Mile Jedinak and Ellyse Perry, as brand ambassadors ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and has a competition to celebrate in the hope of making more sales.
Optus has announced its English Premier League plans which include expanding its football offering with the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
If you are a World Cup tragic and want to bag a bargain on Soniq products – it will reduce prices across a range of products – by a dollar for every point Australia scores in the World Cup.
Content delivery specialist Akamai says the recently-concluded FIFA World Cup set a new record for live sports events and contributed to the highest-ever total traffic peak.
Ecommerce poster boy Ruslan Kogan's company is putting more than $1 million on the line in a World Cup tipping competition open to Australian, New Zealand and England residents.
Allied Telesis and Panasonic have joined forces to deliver ICT infrastructure to one of stadiums which has been built for the World Cup in Brazil.
Following a gruelling five rounds of competition, three technicians from Canon Australia and New Zealand will fly to Suzhou, China to fight it out for the coveted title of Office Imaging Product World Cup winner.
For the second consecutive year Australia will host live qualifying events for the FIFA Interactive World Cup. But this time the action isn't limited to Sydney.
SBS will use Akamai to deliver live and on-demand streaming video on an ongoing basis.
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