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mallinss
Level 6: Bloodhound

Telstra Unlimited Mobile Broadband

When will Telstra offer a 'true' unlimited mobile broadband service ? When I say 'true', I mean one where I can stick the SIM in a modem and use it for home, as I live in remote NSW, and 4G is my only option.

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Steve

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Level 22: Superhuman

Re: Telstra Unlimited Mobile Broadband

I share your pain!
It won't happen in my lifetime as mobile infrastructure and spectrum are both horrendously expensive to establish and maintain.
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50 + years exp. in radio comms., eg mobile phones since 1963, two-way radios, base stations, antennas & pagers. One of my mottos: "Believe in yourself, and you can accomplish anything".
mallinss
Level 6: Bloodhound

Re: Telstra Unlimited Mobile Broadband

Well, unlike Telstra, Optus actually have a good 4G Mobile Broadband option, $80 / Month, no contract for 200GB... at least Telstra could offer something competitive to this, sure, not unlimited, but better than nothing.
Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Telstra Unlimited Mobile Broadband

The difference is that they limit the speed to 6/8/12Mbps depending on the area you are in... You limit the speed, you limit the load and thus mean you can do more without impacting the network as much...
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Level 22: Superhuman

Re: Telstra Unlimited Mobile Broadband

I don't think Optus provide anything like the speeds of Telstra. I have used only mobile broadband for almost 3 years and I've never had less than 70 mb/s
A "Like" is always appreciated. If my advice is a solution, please mark it. I'm not a Telstra employee.
50 + years exp. in radio comms., eg mobile phones since 1963, two-way radios, base stations, antennas & pagers. One of my mottos: "Believe in yourself, and you can accomplish anything".
mallinss
Level 6: Bloodhound

Re: Telstra Unlimited Mobile Broadband

Thats correct, Optus only have a 10 MHz bandwidth on there 4G unlike Telstra who have 20 Mhz, with Telstra, I currently get 100 ~ 130 Mbps pretty much all the time, with my Optus 4G service, its between 5 ~ 30 Mbps... but I am OK with that, 100 + is awesome, but I don't really need that speed for what I need. Be nice if Telstra had a 4G service which capped speeds at 20 ~ 30 Mbps down for a good price with a reasonable download limit, much like Optus Smiley Happy

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