Optus to invest AUSD 9.5 mln in Mackay mobile network upgrade

Friday 10 November 2017 | 14:11 CET | News
Australian operator Optus plans to invest AUD 9.5 million to expand its mobile network coverage in Mackay and surroundings, as well as create seven new local jobs. The operator plans to build a total of 13 new sites at Bucasia, Mackay City West, Dolphin Heads, Mackay South East, Ooralea, Rural View, Slade Point North, Homebush, Calen, Andergrove South, Shoal Point, Mirani and Bakers Creek to improve mobile coverage and customer service for residents, businesses and visitors in the next two years.

Since September 2016, the operator reports it has invested AUD 3.5 million to build seven new sites at Mt Pleasant, Alligator Creek, Cremorne North, Walkerstone, Bloomsbury, West Mackay and East Mackay. Earlier this year, Optus opened a new 80 square meter store at Mount Pleasant.

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