Optus agrees exclusive partnership with Uber

Wednesday 30 March 2016 | 11:07 CET | News
Optus has announced an exclusive agreement with global ride-sharing provider Uber. The partnership will see the two organisations collaborate to deliver a range of experiences and exclusive offers, as well as the introduction of Uber as a business travel resource for Optus employees.

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Categories: General / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Optus / Uber
Countries: Australia
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