Optus

Optus is a telecommunication company that provides voice, messaging, fixed broadband and data connectivity solutions for individuals and businesses. Read more

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Optus

Optus is a telecommunication company that provides voice, messaging, fixed broadband and data connectivity solutions for individuals and businesses. Read more

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CEO

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin

CEO Approval Rating

73/100

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Telstra is seen as one of Optus's top competitors. Telstra's headquarters is in Melbourne, Victoria, and was founded in 1975. Like Optus, Telstra also works within the Telecommunication Services industry. Telstra generates 407% of Optus's revenue.

Vodafone is one of Optus's top rivals. Vodafone was founded in 1984, and its headquarters is in Berkshire, England. Like Optus, Vodafone also works within the Telecommunication Services field. Vodafone has 85,876 more employees than Optus.

TPG is Optus's #3 rival. TPG is a Product/Brand/Service company that was founded in 1986 in North Sydney, New South Wales. TPG competes in the IT Services industry. Compared to Optus, TPG has 2,214 fewer employees.

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Optus Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION

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Mobile Business of Amaysim Australia Ltd

Nov 2020

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$250M
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Hivint Pty Ltd.

Oct 2018

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$16.5M
Hivint provides cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance consulting services for businesses.
Eatability Pty Ltd

Jul 2012

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$6M
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Vividwireless

Feb 2012

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$246M
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Jan 2006

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$22.5M
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These are all the companies that Optus has acquired. Optus has acquired 8 companies and its latest acquisition was Mobile Business of Amaysim Australia Ltd in Nov 2020.

Optus Funding History

Since Optus was founded in 1992, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Optus has raised $1.1B. Optus' funding round was on Apr 2017 for a total of $1.1B

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Apr 2017
$1.1B

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited

Since Optus was founded in 1992, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Optus has raised $1.1B. Optus' funding round was on Apr 2017 for a total of $1.1B

Optus Investments

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These are all the companies that Optus has invested in. Optus has invested 8 companies and its latest investment was Mobile Business of Amaysim Australia Ltd in Nov 2020.

Optus News

May 10, 2021News Break

Optus is jacking up its mobile plan prices - News Break

Optus has updated its range of mobile plans, and while each plan now comes with more data, you'll be ... See more »
May 10, 2021IT Wire

Optus, FraudWatch thwart thousands of online security threats over 10 years

Australia's second largest telco Optus says that in 10 years working together with global anti-phishi... See more »
May 6, 2021Telecompaper

Optus launches 5G service in Bathurst

(Telecompaper) Australian operator Optus has deployed six 5G sites across the Bathurst region. The op... See more »
May 5, 2021Telecompaper

Optus launches Living Network, Call Translate feature

(Telecompaper) Australian operator Optus has launched its Living Network service. The operator says t... See more »
May 4, 2021iTnews

Optus to unleash in-call translator on some postpaid customers

After first demonstrating a prototype two years ago.... See more »
May 2, 2021Channel News

Optus To Exit 3G From April 2022

Optus is looking to refresh its network technology from late April 2022 after reallocating its 2100MH... See more »
April 30, 2021ZDNet

Optus warns of 3G 2100MHz shutdown coming next April

Optus has said it will shift from dual-band 3G at 900MHz and 2100MHz to a single band at 900MHz.... See more »

Optus Blogs

May 4, 2016Optus Blog

The future of Australia's Smart Cities

Optus is in a prime position to support the Government's recently announced Smart Cities plan. ... See more »
March 23, 2016Optus Blog

Joint investment will support Australian response to digitalisation

A joint Optus and Cisco investment will enable Australian business and government to become more agil... See more »
March 17, 2016Optus Blog

What will the Network of the Future deliver?

During this year's Cisco Live, we explored what tomorrow's network promises to deliver, and how custo... See more »
March 8, 2016Optus Blog

Exploring the Network of the Future at Cisco Live

As we celebrate our sixth year as Platinum Partner of Cisco Live, discover what Optus has planned dur... See more »
January 25, 2016Optus Blog

Partnering for business-university success

Working together is the best way for universities and corporates to prepare for digital disruption. ... See more »
January 18, 2016Optus Blog

Student assessment should meet business demands

How might we adapt assessment to better prepare students for a seismic shift in the jobs market?... See more »
December 18, 2015Optus Blog

Wearables in the workplace

As the consumer market for wearable technologies continues to grow, we take a look at the potential r... See more »

Optus Press Releases

July 15, 2018Webnewswire

Telstra 4GX WiFi Pro E5787 VS Optus Modem AC800s

Telstra and Optus are both 4G LTE network providers in Australia, and they provide similar LTE freque... See more »
April 13, 2018PR Daily

Australian telecom apologizes for 'racist' job ad

The company backtracked on its request for 'Anglo-Saxon' applicants, affirming that the job posting v... See more »
August 9, 2016NewsMaker

Why Woolworths and Telstra are a perfect match (and so are Coles and Optus)

Shoppers at Woolworths are more likely to have their mobile phone with Telstra, while those at Coles ... See more »
January 20, 2016Business Wire

Australia Telecoms Market Report 2015 - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gt4hfv/aust... See more »
December 15, 201524-7 Press Release Newswire

Carina A. Gimenez Honored for Excellence in Telecommunications

Carina Gimenez has been named a VIP member of Worldwide Branding... See more »

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Optus Headquarters

1 Lyonpark Road

Macquarie Park, New South Wales2113

1800-500-002

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Optus Summary

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Overview

Optus is a telecommunication company that provides voice, messaging, fixed broadband and data connectivity solutions for individuals and businesses. Optus was founded in 1992. Optus' headquarters is located in Macquarie Park, New South Wales, AU 2113....

CEO

Optus's CEO, Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, currently has an approval rating of 73%. Optus's primary competitors are Telstra, Vodafone & TPG.

Website

optus.com.au

Frequently Asked Questions about Optus

  1. When was Optus founded?

    Optus was founded in 1992
  2. Who is Optus's CEO?

    Optus's CEO is Kelly Bayer Rosmarin
  3. How much revenue does Optus generate?

    Optus generates $4B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Optus have?

    Optus has historically raised $1.1B in funding
  1. Where is Optus's headquarters?

    Optus's headquarters is in Macquarie Park New South Wales, AU
  2. How many employees does Optus have?

    Optus has 6,990 employees
  3. What sector does Optus operate in?

    Optus is in Telecommunication Services
  4. Who are Optus's competitors?

    Optus's top competitors are Telstra, Vodafone, TPG