Posts Tagged Optus

HTC announces Incredible S for Australia bound to Optus

Android smartphone maker HTC this morning announced that its up-coming Incredible S will be launched in Australia on May 1. However, it will be an exclusive to Optus. The new phone will be HTC’s first in Australia to natively come with Gingerbread (Android 2.3) and includes a four-inch LCD panel with 480×800-pixel resolution. In terms […]

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Optus to launch tenth satellite for Australia/New Zealand

Australian telco Optus this morning announced it will be launching its tenth satellite – called Optus 10. The satellite will be delivered in 2013 and be built by US firm Space Systems/Loral in California. The new satellite will expand the company’s services in Australia and New Zealand, offering satellite communications to both Australian and New […]

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Vodafone and Optus spar with new phone deals

The retail smartphone market continues to provide fodder for consumers with Vodafone and Optus sparring today over new phone deals. Optus started the latest spat with news it is now offering the Motoroal DEFY on an exclusive two-year $49 per month contract with $0 upfront. The new DEFY features a 3.7-inch screen and 854×480-pixel resolution. […]

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Optus denies setting $349 price tag or October launch date on LG Optimus One

Our previous story about the October non-release of the LG Optimus One smartphone drew a quick response from Optus’ media department. In an email to us, Optus Corporate Affairs spokesperson James Wright said that the company “actually never confirmed we’d be selling the handset in October. We also haven’t announced any pricing on the Optimus […]

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LG Optimus One not available til Nov 1: Optus

If you were hoping to pick up one of the new LG Optimus One smartphones shortly, we’ve got bad news – Optus says they won’t be available in-store until November 1. The telco initially announced the Android 2.2 smartphone would be available as a pre-paid on Optus for $349 in October. However, we have received […]

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