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
Data
Downlink Data Speed*
 


The AMTA provides an up to date list of mobile phone towers searchable by town or city.
Telstra
900
(shutdown end of 2016)
850 (NextG)
2100
1800
900 (planned)
700 (some areas)
2600 (planned)
DC-HSPA+
LTE
20 Mbps
90 Mbps
Optus
900
1800
900
2100

1800
2300 (Optus Plus)
700 (planned)
2600 (some areas)

HSPA+
LTE
21 Mbps
87 Mbps
Vodafone
900
1800
850 (phasing out)
900
2100
1800
850 (some areas)

HSDPA
DC-HSPA+
LTE

7.2 Mbps
16 Mbps
40Mbps
* This is the peak network speed, download speeds will vary according to your location, modem type, network status and signal level. Current as of October 2014
    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



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Guide to Improving Mobile Signal



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

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    Latest Network News


New technology to zero in on emergency calls

18 December, 2014

Callers in emergency situations will now have their locations automatically sent to 000 as part of new capabilities from Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and emergency services.
Australia gets poor marks for connectivity satisfaction

11 December, 2014

Australians are the least satisfied mobile customers among nine developed and emerging countries surveyed in a Juniper Networks report.
Time to fix mobile black spots

9 December, 2014

AT over 60 community meetings in 38 regional and remote electorates around Australia in the past 15 months, I have heard a very clear message: people living in these areas want better mobile coverage.
 
Canberra get enhanced Optus 4G rollout

8 December, 2014

Optus users in the ACT are in for a speed boost with the telco announcing enhanced 4G coverage across Canberra, moving from 2300MHz to 700MHz.
MPs to influence black spot program

8 December, 2014

Australians living in towns and regions with vocal political representation are more likely to benefit under the federal government’s mobile black spots program
China Telecom to launch mobile service in Australia

3 December, 2014

China Telecom is set to announce the launch of a mobile phone service in Australia this month reports the Beijing Morning Post
Study shows Australia heading mobile only

3 December, 2014

Australians are increasingly moving to a mobile-only approach to telecommunications, and demand for data and content is rapidly increasing due to booming popularity of mobile devices, research from the Australian Communications and Media Authority has found
Telstra tipped to lose mobile share to Optus

28 November, 2014

Telstra is set to start losing mobile market share and profit growth to a resurgent SingTel-Optus and stabilised Vodafone Hutchison Australia, according to Credit Suisse’s latest research.
Vodafone forced to deny sale speculation

24 November, 2014

Vodafone Australia – and the international Vodafone Group - needs to be very careful what it says. The smallest comment will set off the rumour mill.
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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.

                           
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