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Telstra 5G coverage

With the most 5G areas covered so far, Telstra allows connection to the new network via mobile or Internet hotspot.


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As the owner of the largest mobile network in Australia, Telstra has taken the lead in expanding 5G across the country. It has the widest coverage of 5G at the moment, with the other major networks (Optus and Vodafone) not far behind.


Telstra has handily included 5G in its mobile network coverage map, which can be used to check your address – 5G areas are displayed as purple on the map. Areas marked for future coverage are shown as a darker purple as you zoom in. We've also collected samples of what coverage looks like in major cities below.


Sydney 5G


Melbourne 5g


Brisbane 5g


Adelaide 5g


Canberra 5g


Perth 5g


Hobart 5g


Telstra includes 5G network access for free on its Medium and above phone plans. You can get these as SIM-only or with one of the seven 5G-ready phones available. It's not just mobiles though – Telstra offers the Telstra 5G Wi-Fi Pro mobile hotspot, which will cost you $24.95/month over a 24-month period. You'll need to choose between the Medium or Large mobile broadband SIM plan to use the device.

Images: Telstra AU

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