OUR SUPERFAST 4G PLUS MOBILE NETWORK

 Tired. Of. Watching. Video. Like this? Whiz along with our superfast 4G.

The superfast Optus 4G Plus mobile network keeps getting bigger and better!

It covers many big cities, and it's increasing all the time to more metropolitan, regional and holiday areas using new 700 MHz spectrum, plus we’re adding extra capacity so more people can connect at the same time. We're planning to have 90 percent of the Aussie population covered by our 4G Plus network by April 2015.

That means, with a compatible phone, tablet or modem, you'll be able to enjoy faster downloads and Internet browsing in loads of new places! Look out for devices with the ‘4G in more places’ symbol to access our 4G Plus network wherever it expands.

BENEFITS OF THE OPTUS 4G PLUS NETWORK: DO MORE!

Love data? Our superfast 4G Plus network is about doing all the things you love on your mobile, faster, and getting more out of your device. Think: faster downloads and web browsing or accessing more apps on the go.

SUPERFAST

- Do more! Spend less time waiting, browse faster and make the most of your smartphone or device

GETTING BIGGER

- We're turning it on in more towns so more people can enjoy the Optus 4G Plus network in metropolitan, regional and holiday areas

GETTING STRONGER

- Have a better data experience indoors while surfing the Net at home or in the office

EVEN MORE RELIABLE

- With more capacity, more people will be able to use the network at the same time without experiencing a slower connection

COMPARE 3G VS.4G?

4G vs 3G - Optus 4G Mobile Network
Based on Optus network speed tests in March 2014 using Samsung devices. Your speeds will depend on factors such as your device and software, location, source of download, distance from the mobile tower and network traffic.

WHAT DOES 4G MEAN?

The "G" stands for "generation", so "4G" means "fourth generation" mobile network technology. While 3G was a leap from 2G that enabled Web browsing, as it made faster data transfers possible, 4G is a leap again providing high-speed mobile internet. You'll still use the 3G network for making calls but your device will choose the best network for your data needs, based on where you are.

OPTUS 4G PLUS NETWORK FREQUENCIES

To give you an awesome data experience on the Optus 4G Plus network, we use multiple frequencies (LTE 700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 / 2600 MHz) to provide coverage and capacity, and are expanding the network nationally using 700MHz spectrum.

WHERE IS OPTUS 4G PLUS AVAILABLE?

We're very busy making our 4G Plus network much, much bigger, and taking 4G to as many places as we can.

It’s available in big cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and Canberra, plus we're expanding into more regional and holiday areas, too.

Find out if you can get access to our 4G Plus network using your preferred device by taking a look at our coverage maps. The maps help you see where we are planning to introduce 4G three or six months ahead.

Keep checking though! If you're not in a 4G Plus network area yet, chances are you will be soon.

HOW DO I GET OPTUS 4G?

If you are in an Optus 4G Plus network area, all you need is a phone, modem or tablet that is compatible with the coverage available to you. You will also need a compatible plan, as some older plans don't have 4G enabled. If you want to future-proof your device, choose one with the ’4G in more places’ symbol to access our 4G Plus network wherever it expands.

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OUR 4G PHONES, 4G TABLETS, USB MODEMS AND OTHER DEVICES

We want you to have the best possible network experience and because things are growing and changing so fast, it makes sense to future-proof your device the next time you upgrade.

With the right 4G phone, tablet or USB modem for your area, you can access the 3G network and some, or all, of the 4G Plus network.

Take a look at our great 4G phones, or browse our 4G mobile broadband range.

Our 4G Mobile Broadband range includes:

  • Data SIMs
  • 4G USB modems
  • 4G routers
  • 4G phones (that can double-up as a modem)

 

Our My Plan Plus plans, have been designed to help you get the most out of our 4G Plus network. They come with loads of data and minutes, and they help protect you against hefty excess fees, so you'll be able to do more of the things you love on your phone.

It's worth checking out.

 

Important Information

COVERAGE: With 3G devices, you can access our 3G (2100 MHz / 900 MHz) network. With 4G devices and a compatible plan, you can access our 3G network plus some or all of our 4G Plus network. Our 4G Plus network uses multiple frequencies (LTE 700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 / 2600 MHz) to provide coverage. Your coverage availability will vary depending on your device and location. Check coverage at optus.com.au/coverage based on your address and device.