Vodafone 5G coverage

Vodafone doesn't charge extra for 5G access on its SIM-only plans and it's now available in selected suburbs across 6 states.

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From mid-2020 onwards, Vodafone's 5G network will be coming to areas of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth – over 650 sites in all. Planned for a progressive roll out, the high-speed, high-capacity technology has been touted as a game changer, bringing mobile and fixed wireless users huge speed and latency benefits.

Vodafone will also provide 5G coverage in select areas within the Gold Coast, Newcastle, the Central Coast and Geelong.

Current coverage

Importantly, 5G access for the moment is outdoor only. If you're inside a building within the coverage area, chances are you'll be switched back onto 4G. To see if 5G is available in your area, click on the state you're living in and we've got a list of the current suburbs where Vodafone's 5G network is up and running.

Vodafone plan pricing

On its current phone plans, Vodafone states that it won't charge customers any extra for access to its 5G network (provided you've got a compatible device). That's not to say that Vodafone won't shake up its plans in the future. For example, Telstra charges users on its cheaper plans extra for 5G access.

As an international brand, Vodafone will also provide its customers access to 5G in places "such as the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and Ireland". You'll have to be on its $5 Roaming package (with a 5G capable device) to take advantage when this is rolled out in Europe or other destinations.

Data indicated here is updated daily
Name Product Features Data Price
Vodafone SIM-only Lite 10GB $40 1 Month
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • Save $5/mth - pay $35 instead of $40 over 12 months. T&Cs apply. Ends 28 January 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 2Mbps after full speed data used up
$35
per month
50GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 2Mbps after full speed data used up
$35
per month
View details
Vodafone SIM-only Lite+ 30GB $45 1 Month
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • Save $5/mth - pay $40 instead of $45 over 12 months. T&Cs apply. Ends 28 January 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
60GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 2Mbps after full speed data used up
$40
per month
60GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 2Mbps after full speed data used up
$40
per month
View details
Vodafone SIM-only Super 60GB $55 1 Month
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • Save $10/mth - pay $45 instead of $55 over 12 months.T&Cs apply. Ends 28 January 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
100GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 10Mbps after full speed data used up
$45
per month
100GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 10Mbps after full speed data used up
$45
per month
View details
Vodafone SIM-only Super+ 100GB $65 1 Month
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • Save $10/mth - pay $55 instead of $65 over 12 months. T&Cs apply. Ends 28 January 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
200GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 10Mbps after full speed data used up
$55
per month
200GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 10Mbps after full speed data used up
$55
per month
View details
Vodafone SIM-only Ultra 150GB $120 1 Month
SIM-Only - Postpaid
No contract
  • Save $20/mth - pay $100 instead of $120 over 12 months. T&Cs apply. Ends 28 January 2021
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
150GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 25Mbps after full speed data used up
$100
per month
150GB
Full speed data
Slowed to 25Mbps after full speed data used up
$100
per month
View details
Vodafone Prepaid Plus Starter Pack 15GB $30 28 days
SIM-Only - Prepaid
No contract
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
40GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
40GB
Data
$30
per 28 days expiry
View details
Vodafone Prepaid Plus Starter Pack 30GB $40 28 days
SIM-Only - Prepaid
No contract
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
50GB
Data
$40
per 28 days expiry
50GB
Data
$40
per 28 days expiry
View details
Vodafone Prepaid Plus Starter Pack 45GB $50 28 days
SIM-Only - Prepaid
No contract
  • Unlimited standard national calls & texts
60GB
Data
$50
per 28 days expiry
60GB
Data
$50
per 28 days expiry
View details
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Vodafone coverage areas

Check out the screenshots below of Vodafone's coverage areas. This includes its current live sites as well as its future 5G sites.

Sydney

Sydney_5G_Map

Melbourne

Melbourne_5G_Map

Brisbane

Brisbane_5G_Map

Adelaide

Adelaide_5G_Map

Canberra

Canberra_5G_Map

Perth

Perth_5G_Map

Gold Coast

GoldCoast_5G_Map

Vodafone 5G phone plans

If you want 5G access, you'll also need a 5G phone. Vodafone sells a couple of 5G phones with its SIM-only plans. We've shown Vodafone's plans for the iPhone 12 and Samsung S20, but you can click 'filter results' to search for more phone models.

Images: Vodafone AU

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