Optus today announced it would partner with Google in its move to the software as a service market, revealing it would include Google Apps for Business in its portfolio of digital business solutions for small and medium businesses.
Although Optus once had its own pay TV service called Optus Vision, Optus’ vision for a pay TV seemed to go blind once it was all subsumed into Foxtel, but now a report says Optus is preparing a Telstra-like T-Box of its own.
Optus has launched what it says is Australia's first mobile operator application developer portal, Optus Partner Connect, designed to give developers the opportunity to showcase and sell their applications direct to the Optus mobile customer base.
Optus last month became the first mobile operator in Australia to offer femtocells as a full commercial product. Optus promoting them as solution for Optus mobile customers with poor coverage in their homes.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: RegulationThe ACCC has confirmed its draft decision, issued in May, to approve the agreement between NBN Co and Optus for the migration of Optus' HFC subscribers to the NBN and the decommissioning of parts of Optus' HFC network.
Rather than having to take Optus to court the ACCC has used the new consumer protection laws to hit Optus with 27 penalties totalling $178,200 for making false and misleading representations in its advertisements for its 'Max Cap' plans.