Optus customers will now be able to charge app, game and TV show purchases from Google Play directly to their monthly bill, without having to enter credit card details with every purchase.
Sony's newest flagship smartphone is now available through Optus, with Vodafone and Telstra following soon.
Optus cuts handset subsidies and pushes up the price of mobiles, arguing similar moves from Telstra and Vodafone allow it to remain competitive.
A year after the NSW government announced plans to upgrade coverage in Sydney's inner-city rail tunnels, Optus has connected customers in the city's east.
Quickly capitalising on the early morning launch, the two telcos are the first cabs off the rank to confirm they'll have Samsung's new flagship phone.
Optus has finally revealed its plans for the Apple iPhone 5s and 5c, coming in middle of the field between Vodafone and Telstra's offerings.
Telstra, Optus and Vodafone will be the official launch carriers for the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c.
The phone plan for light users includes protections against data- or voice-related "bill shock".
The telco has changed its global roaming charging structure and introduced a flat fee "Travel Pack" option.
An Optus double data and talk offer to Kogan Mobile customers is actually open to anyone moving to Optus Prepaid Social plans until 30 September.