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Optus has been slugged with a $504,000 fine for spamming customers – the second-largest penalty ever imposed by regulator ACMA

Singtel Optus has been slapped with a $504,000 regulatory fine for breaching Australia’s spam laws. Optus paid the infringement notice – the second-largest fine ever imposed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority – after an investigation by the regulator found the telecommunications provider had breached laws by sending text […]
Optus has been slugged with a $504,000 fine for spamming customers – the second-largest penalty ever imposed by regulator ACMA
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Deals: Optus is serving up 100GB data a month for only $45

There are some good high data deals floating around at the moment, and Optus is extremely here to join the party. The telco is coming in swinging with a ridiculous 100GB for only $50 a month. Editor’s Note: At the time of writing the below widgets show the deal as […]
Deals: Optus is serving up 100GB data a month for only $45
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Optus has an insanely good $40 Click Frenzy deal

The annual Click Frenzy sale kicks off today, officially starting at 7pm AEST tonight, but Optus has jumped out early with extremely cheap sim-only and device plans available, including for the latest iPhones, Google Pixels and Samsung Galaxy S10. The deals essentially work out to be 20% off a bunch […]
Optus has an insanely good $40 Click Frenzy deal
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How much Huawei’s P30 and P30 Pro will cost in Australia

Pre-Orders for the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro in Australia are open from today, with the device going on sale 16 April. Outright, the P30 costs $1,099 and the P30 Pro $1,599. Telstra, Optus and Vodafone will be stocking the P30 Pro, while only Optus and Vodafone the P30. The […]
How much Huawei’s P30 and P30 Pro will cost in Australia
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Optus has been fined $10 million for misleading customers

The ACCC has just announced that the Federal Court has ordered Optus to pay $10 million for misleading customers. Proceedings against Optus began in October 2018, with the order being handed down today. In a breach of corporate regulations, some Optus customers unknowingly bought digital content such as ringtones and […]
Optus has been fined $10 million for misleading customers
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Optus won’t roll out its fixed wireless 5G services this month after all

Singtel Optus chief executive Allen Lew’s plans to roll out fixed wireless 5G services this month have been pushed back, amid industry speculation that the government’s ban on providers like Huawei for the high-speed network is to blame for delays. In February 2018 the second-ranked mobile and fixed internet provider […]
Optus won’t roll out its fixed wireless 5G services this month after all