Mobile Network Guide
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The Mobile Network Guide is a resource for those seeking up to date information on the mobile phone networks in Australia. Here you will find a variety of information relating to mobile network terminology, mobile service providers, how to improve your mobile coverage, latest news and further resources.

Australian Mobile Networks

Mobile Carrier
GSM Frequency
3G Frequency
LTE Frequency

The AMTA provides an up to date list of mobile phone towers searchable by town or city.
(shutdown end of 2016)
850 (NextG)
900 (planned)
2600 (some areas)

2300 (ACT)
2600 (some areas)

850 (phasing out)


    Mobile University

    Our mission is to educate you on any topic to do with the mobile networks. In this section we offer information, downloadable guides and handy reference charts in an easy to     understand way.... Enter Mobile University

Learn how to improve your mobile signal, what causes poor signal and solutions to fix. Download your free copy today.

Guide to Improving Mobile Signal

Learn the different ways to increase your mobile internet speeds using MIMO antennas and smart repeaters.

Guide to Improving Internet Speeds


Learn what the current situation is with LTE in Australia, the expected developments in 2015, and the range of antennas that can be used to take advantage of the expected changes.

LTE Guide for 2015

Handy Downloads

 Mobile Networks Frequency Chart

 RF Connector Identification Chart

 iPhone Field Test Mode

 Samsung Service Mode

    Latest Network News

Telstra to roll out 135 rural 4G base stations

20 June, 2016

Telstra will deliver 135 4G small-cell base stations in rural areas across all seven Australian states as part of its involvement in the federal government's mobile blackspot program.
Telstra rivals close the gap on mobile speed

15 June, 2016

Telstra’s rivals are closing the gap on mobile speed and coverage as the telco continues to tackle outages on its premium network.
Vodafone to splash $9m on 32 new regional mobile sites

30 May, 2016

Vodafone plans to invest $9 million into the rollout of 32 new mobile phone towers across rural and regional Australia, with most to be operational by the end of the year and all expected to be online by the end of 2017.
ACCAN welcomes extra funding for Mobile Black Spot Programme

26 May, 2016

This week, the Coalition and Labor both announced that if elected they would commit extra funding to the Mobile Black Spot Programme. The announcement that an extra $60 million in funding will be allocated to the Programme is welcomed by ACCAN.
Kogan Switches On Its 4G Service, Reveals New 11GB $50 Plan

26 May, 2016

If you’re a Kogan Mobile customer, you can now access 4G a month earlier than planned.
Turnbull commits extra $60m to fix mobile blackspots

24 May, 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has promised a future coalition government would spend $60 million filling mobile coverage gaps under a third round of the mobile blackspot program.
Optus 4G is now online in Kingaroy

23 May, 2016

FRUSTRATED Optus customers who were left to wait more than 18 months for 4G in Kingaroy can finally breathe a sigh of relief.
Macquarie 4G upgrade offer to mobile customers

11 May, 2016

Macquarie Telecom is upgrading all of its mobile phone customers to 4G if they already have plans that use Telstra’s mobile network.
Optus VoLTE goes live in capital cities

9 May, 2016

Optus has followed in the footsteps of Telstra and Vodafone by launching voice over LTE (VoLTE) services to select post-paid consumer and small business customers in capital cities.
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    New Product Review

Nextivity Cel-Fi Smart Repeater

Finally there is an approved consumer repeater available in Australia for use on Telstra's Next G® Network

If you have ever suffered from poor mobile reception in your home or office, you will understand the frustration of slow internet browsing, poor call quality and moving to a certain spot to get reception.

Nextivity’s Cel-Fi Repeater is a great solution for those wanting to improve indoor 3G coverage for their smart phones or mobile broadband devices. The system works by grabbing the 3G signal from outside or at a window, boosting the signal and then rebroadcasting it inside.

Generally you can expect a coverage area of around 600m², enough for the average home or small office. The Cel-Fi system can handle multiple mobile devices, including smart phones and mobile data modems. It will only support a 3G signal, not 2G or 4G.

                                                                                                     UPDATED: Cel-Fi is now available for Telstra, Optus and Vodafone on both the 3G and 4G networks.

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