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Mobile Networking
Optus Wholesale wrangles new deal with Moose Mobile
“By providing access to a SIM at the point-of-sale, Moose will be able to convert a once-off handset sale into a long standing customer.”
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Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions consortium wins $50m mobility deal with Vic Police
Motorola has stuck a $50 million deal with Victoria Police for a new managed service mobility solution which includes 10,000 iPads and iPhones.
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5G
Optus takes next step towards 5g movement in Australia
“It is an important enabler for 5G and we are excited to be able to deliver this new initiative to our customers at Macquarie Park."
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Wi-fi
Optus launches native WiFi calling for Aussie customers on the go
“When Wi-Fi Calling is switched on, the device automatically detects and seamlessly switches to an available Wi-Fi connection."
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Optus
Optus' wholesale nbn spreads like wildfire across Aussie states
The company sees 'significant opportunity' in the wholesale nbn segment.
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Telecommunications
Optus secures $60 million to extend mobile networks in rural Australia
Optus is planning to build 114 new mobile sites across Australia as part of the Federal Government's Mobile Black Spots Program.
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5G
Optus & Huawei record 'ground-breaking' 5G speed trial
Optus and Huawei have now successfully completed a 'ground-breaking' 5G trial, which achieved a transmission rate of 35Gbps.
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Resellers
Optus Wholesale & 2SG Wholesale target transport logistics, mining sectors
Optus Wholesale has signed on with 2SG Wholesale to launch new M2M, IoT and GPS tools for resellers in the transport logistics and mining sectors.
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Samsung
Optus brings VoLTE to Australia's major cities
“We’ve been testing VoLTE for the best customer experience and we’re excited Optus customers will start to see the benefits of this technology."
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Vocus
Optus Wholesale signs up Vocus in exclusive deal
Optus Wholesale has extended its long-standing relationship with M2 Group, inking a three year deal with Vocus, which merged with M2 this year.
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Cloud
Optus slashes jobs in transformation for 'sustainable growth'
Optus is restructuring for 'sustainable growth' with up to 480 jobs expected to be cut.
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Uber
Optus to give free Wi-Fi to Uber passengers
“Uber has fundamentally changed the way we think about getting from A to B, and for us this is an opportunity to create a truly connected experience."
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Cloud
Optus cuts 290 Aussie jobs
Australian telco Optus is cutting 290 jobs from its marketing, IT, networks and sales departments as it tries to fight a downward spiral within the company.