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Optus outage likely to force changes at telcos

The Optus outage is likely to change the way telecommunications companies operate once the government releases its response to a review on the network failure.

Optus inquiry to zero in on emergency calls, complaints

The federal government has announced the terms of reference for its review of this month's nationwide Optus outage, with a specific focus on emergency calls.

Embattled Optus CEO Kelly Bayer Rosmarin resigns after fraught 18 months

Optus boss Kelly Bayer Rosmarin has resigned after the telecommunications giant suffered a fraught 18 months marked by a cyber attack and an hours-long outage that affected millions of Australians. Ms Bayer Rosmarin...

‘Pretty lousy’: Optus chief grilled over lengthy outage

The CEO of Optus will answer questions from senators a week and a half after the telco was hit with an outage that cut off service to millions of customers.

Anger as Optus data handout offer rings hollow

Optus is being slammed for "inadequate" compensation offered to customers after an outage affected millions of people and small businesses.

Optus customers offered data package as compensation

Optus has offered its customers 200GB of data for the holiday season after a mass outage affected millions of Australians.

Government announces review into Optus outage

A telecommunications review into the Optus outage that affected millions of Australians will be launched, federal Communications Minister Michelle Rowland says.

Greens push for inquiry into national Optus outage

The Greens have accused Optus of a lack of accountability following a nationwide outage, calling for a Senate inquiry into what caused the network to crash.

Optus reconnects some services after hours-long outage

Services to Optus customers are being restored after a nationwide outage, with the telco taking nine hours to start fixing mobile phone and internet services.

Optus sued by ‘vulnerable’ victims of data breach

Former and current customers whose personal information including key identity documents was compromised during the Optus data breach have launched a lawsuit against the telco.

It’s a bot-eat-bot world as cyber criminals go hi-tech

Cyber experts warn fake images, videos and emails are already being used for scams, theft and voter manipulation - and Australia is not doing enough to stop it.

Multiple inquiries into Optus data breach

Several investigations have been launched following the massive Optus data breach, including one by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.