Media Release, 15 March 2012

Telstra today announced it will offer the new iPad in Australia on Friday, March 16. Telstra will offer iPad with a range of attractive data plans that allow customers to connect to the superfast DC-HSPA+ enabled Telstra Mobile Network.

The third generation iPad is a category defining mobile device that features a stunning new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics and a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing amazing photos and 1080p HD video. It also still delivers the same all-day 10 hour battery life* while remaining amazingly thin and light. The new iPad is world-ready, allowing users to connect to fast networks worldwide when they travel.

“Hundreds of thousands of Australians already love the speed, coverage and reliability available when using iPad on the Telstra Mobile Network," said Anthea Roberts, director, Telstra Mobile Broadband. "Telstra’s super-fast 3G network is a great way for users to take full advantage of the amazing new iPad."

Customers can buy the new iPad at select Telstra Stores beginning Friday, March 16. For complete details on pricing and availability customers can visit

*Battery life depends on device settings, usage and other factors. Actual results vary.

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Speeds may vary due to factors such as location, distance from the base station, local conditions, concurrent users, hardware and software configuration.