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Optus to offer 2,000 grants for small businesses, help re-connect regional Australia

Thursday 23 January 2020 | 07:21 CET | News
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Australian operator Optus has announced a grants programme to help re-establish connectivity within regional Australia, particularly through supporting small businesses affected by bushfires. The small business grant programme will be called 'Green Shoots'. Optus will make grants available through the Green Shoots programme during 2020, starting 17 February.

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Companies: Optus
Countries: Australia
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