Saturday, November 29, 2014

Telstra Activates 700MHz + 1800 MHz in Melbourne

Telstra activated its "4GX" network service in Melbourne, promising users with compatible devices download speeds ranging from 2-100 Mbps.

4GX uses Telstra’s new 700MHz spectrum and delivers higher typical mobile speeds on compatible devices.  It also uses LTE Advanced technology to aggregate the 700MHz spectrum with Telstra’s 1800MHz band.

The service is available today in parts of Melbourne’s CBD and surrounding suburbs including in St Kilda, Windsor, Albert Park, South Yarra, South Melbourne, Docklands, West Melbourne, North Melbourne, Collingwood, Fitzroy, East Melbourne, Parkville, Elsternwick, Cremorne. By January, 4GX services will cover an area spanning three kilometres of the Melbourne GPO and will be expanded across Telstra’s mobile footprint over time.

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