With what started as a brand launching 170 GSM stations in Australia, now has grown into 5,200 3G stations providing services to Australian population. Optus is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications and is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia.
Key Opus products and services include:
- Fixed Telephony
- Mobile Telephony
- Internet Access
- Leased Lines
- Data Transmission
- Cable Television
More importantly Optus is now embarking the exciting stage of network evolution with stationing of Optus 4G Network. In 2012, Optus undertook one of the largest ever network expansion program for their customers with the launch of 4G network coverage in Sydney, Perth, Newcastle, Brisbane and Gold Coast, with more than 100 4G sites live across Gold Coast and Brisbane. This state of the art technology, as planned, has reached Adelaide in early 2013, said the company representatives. It is also heard that the Optus is undertaking trials of the TD LTE network in Sydney and their current 4G network will be integrated in to TD LTE’s rise in 2013 which is not compatible with many 4G devices till now. To provide 4G, Optus will use 1,800 Mhz band.
Moreover, Optus offers many interesting applications such as,
Optus SmartSafe: Saves your photos, numbers, memories, music and more directly from your Optus smart phone and computer to your Optus SmartSafe account so in case of any theft your precious memories are unharmed.
Optus Go Places: Tells you what’s around you and with its help you can discover café’s and restaurants and avail discount vouchers too.
And many many others like Optus Call Buddy, Optus TV and Video, Optus Now, Optus Zoo all enabling you to experience something totally amazing.
Optus does not only deal with the listed product range but also provide professional assistance relating to phone insurance, messaging and mobile services, network coverage and more.
Their comprehensive site offers you with more than just mobile bundles and plans, and enables you to view a wide range of information relating to all the troubles you could ever have while operating your mobile or its software. It’s improved IT structure and infrastructure supports Optus retail staff to provide customer satisfaction and consistent service. Optus knows that market is maturing and consumer behavior is changing and for that matter they need to reflect this change in their retail strategy which makes them better in the long run.