Optus brings dedicated mobile coverage to North Rothbury

Invests $1 million in mobile coverage across Lower Hunter region

Optus today announced it will continue to improve mobile coverage across the Hunter region after switching on a new mobile tower in North Rothbury.

The new tower will provide improved 4G mobile coverage for residents and visitors to make and receive calls, texts and access mobile data.

Optus Territory General Manager for North West New South Wales, Chris Simon said, the site will not only improve coverage for those in North Rothbury and Branxton but also improve mobile reception for those who travel along the Hunter Expressway every day.

Optus remains committed to providing fast and reliable mobile and internet coverage across the Hunter, said Mr Simon.

Over the last 12-months Optus has invested more than $500,000 in the Lower Hunter region, after switching on the new site in North Rothbury.

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This financial year, Optus also has plans to invest a further $500,000 with plans to bring dedicated mobile coverage to Ellalong.

Local Optus franchisee Craig Humble said the completion of the new mobile tower in Ellalong provides a competitive telecommunications alternative for local residents and businesses.

Optus is continuing to invest in its mobile network across the Hunter region and as the local franchisee here in Cessnock its great to know that our customers are continuing to see an improving Optus network, said Mr Humble.

Of course, we welcome anyone looking for a new mobile phone plan or an awesome value broadband internet, home phone or TV entertainment package to come down to the Optus store on the corner of Cooper and Charlton street in Cessnock and have a chat to the team.

The Optus mobile network handles over 31 million calls and 80 million SMS messages each day and carries 16,128 terabytes of data each week. Optus is continuing to expand and strengthen its network to deliver improved data and voice services across metropolitan, regional and remote locations nationally.

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Optus continues to invest in its network to improve coverage, reliability and speed across its Australian mobile network. The Optus mobile network possesses a unique mix of technology partners, global alliances and expansive spectrum holdings that position it as a leader in the Australian telecoms landscape.

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