Optus today announced it will continue to improve mobile coverage across the Barossa Valley after switching on new mobile towers in Moculta, Cockatoo Valley and the Tanunda CBD.
The new towers will provide improved 4G mobile coverage and capacity for residents and visitors across the region to make and receive calls, texts and access mobile data.
Optus Territory Manager for Regional South Australia, Rob Seymour said, these sites will not only improve coverage for residents and tourists visiting these towns, but also improve mobile reception for those who travel along Barossa Valley Way.
Optus remains committed to providing fast and reliable mobile and internet coverage across the Barossa Valley, said Mr Seymour.
Optus has plans to further improve its mobile network across the Barossa, building three new sites by this financial year to improve mobile coverage in this important regional area.
Were committed to providing great coverage to our customers in and around the Barossa Valley with plans to build new sites in Nuriootpa Township, Port Parham and Seppeltsfield, Mr Seymour added.
Local Optus franchisee Mr Craig Bruins said the completion of the new mobile tower in Molculta provides a competitive telecommunications alternative for local residents and businesses.
Optus is continuing to invest in its mobile network across the Barossa Valley and as the local franchisee here, its great that our customers are continuing to see an improving Optus network, said Mr Bruins.
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 Optus at Barossa Co.Op Shpping Centre 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.
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.