Displaying items by tag: Optus

Wednesday, 25 January 2023 11:20

Optus impersonation scams: ACMA alert

Scammers are continuing to impersonate the Optus brand to scam Australians, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) which has warned that it is receiving reports of convincing-looking email scams using Optus branding.

Published in Security

Telecommunications company Optus will provide its business solutions and mobile network to over 700 services to home service franchise Jim’s Group across its 54 divisions.

Published in Business Telecoms

Among top mobile operators in Australia in Q4 2022, Telstra delivered the fastest media download speet at 96.16Mbps, followed by Optus and Vodafone at 90.56 and 66.86 respectively, according to Ookla's Speedtest Intelligence test.

Published in Business Telecoms
Wednesday, 21 December 2022 21:46

HMD Global announces Nokia C31 now available at Optus

HMD Global has announced the launch of the Nokia C31 smartphone with Optus Australia. Now the three major Australian carriers - Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone - all have Nokia devices, making the brand more accessible.

Published in Mobility

The price of NBN home broadband services increased for consumers in 2021-22 while NBN Co’s own service standard measurements remained largely unchanged over the same period, according to the ACCC’s Communication Market Report.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Sunday, 11 December 2022 20:22

Optus and Ericsson deploy RAN site

Mobile service provider Optus and Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson have deployed a radio access network site at Optus’ Moorebank site in Sydney.

Published in Business Telecoms
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GUEST OPINION by Lani Refiti, ANZ Regional Director of cybersecurity firm Claroty: The Australian Government has recently announced a team comprising 100 of the best cybersecurity experts in Australia to track down the people responsible for recent attacks on Optus and Medibank, forming a new partnership with the Australian Federal Police and Signals Directorate.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION: While repercussions from the recent hacker attacks on Australia's Optus and Medibank are still resounding as media writers estimate ever higher damage costs, attacks on supply chain targets are flying under the radar.

Published in Guest Opinion

Technology company Avaya has appointed Dino Beverakis as managing director for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves
Sunday, 04 December 2022 23:52

Optus switches on a new tower in South Hedland

Telecommunications company Optus has switched on a new tower in South Hedland, providing residents customers with improved communication and increased network capacity.

Published in Business Telecoms
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Digital infrastructure and continuity solutions provider Vertiv has appointed Vai Le as associate channel director for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves

Telecommunications providers in the Asia-Pacific region are increasingly turning to selling towers to ease the financial strain they are under, the global ratings agency S&P Global Ratings says in a research note.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Data published by the individual(s), who attacked the medical insurer Medibank Group using ransomware, has now been linked to from a forum on the clear Web, the same forum where the data from telco Singtel Optus was released. Ransomware generally attacks only systems running Microsoft's Windows operating system.

Published in Security

The Federal Court has ordered that the largest internet service providers—Telstra, Optus, and TPG Telecom—need to pay penalties amounting to $33.5 million after each companies admitted false and misleading representations when promoting certain NBN internet plans, according to the ACCC.

Published in Technology Regulation

Telco Singtel Optus has set aside $140 million for costs associated with the catastrophic breach it announced in September, with the company announcing this as part of its half-year results on Thursday.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telco Singtel Optus has agreed to reimburse the costs of a new driving licence for NSW residents who were hit by the telco's catastrophic data breach.

Published in Security

Telecommunications provider Singtel Optus has denied that data which was leaked during a massive breach of its network is in any responsible for a cafe owner losing about $10,000 from his ANZ bank account.

Published in Security

Experienced vendor and systems integration operative Dino Davanzo has been appointed as chief revenue officer of Australian software firm FirstWave Cloud Technology.

Published in People Moves

One reason why a company like Singtel Optus can leak customer data in a breach that is, by all accounts, its own fault and then avoid being held to account is because of the media's fawning coverage.

Published in Open Sauce

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