The latest 5G news

5G health concerns and COVID-19: the facts

 We’re aware of some concern in the community about a potential link between 5G and COVID-19. We want to be clear: there are no established health effects from 5G in relation to the Coronavirus.

A glimpse of what’s to come with 5G

2020 is the year that 5G powers its way into our lives in a huge way. Before you experience the next revolution in connectivity, let’s find out what it all means, and what’s already possible.

We’re the first to enable Standalone 5G in Australia

Our mobile network is now end-to-end enabled for 5G Standalone (5G SA), increasing efficiency and enabling new and innovative uses for mobile technology at the same time.

The potential of 5G:

- Autonomous and self-driving cars for a safer driving experience
- Smart cities with smart utilities and on-demand transport
- A truly connected future through the Internet of Things
- Augmented and virtual reality and interactive technology

A glimpse of what’s to come with 5G

What do I need to get 5G?

You’ll need a 5G device and a 5G-ready mobile or data plan to connect to Telstra 5G. You’ll also need to be in an area that has 5G coverage.

5G coverage

5G is now rolling out in selected areas. In non-5G coverage areas, you’ll automatically switch to our 4GX/4G or 3G. Check our coverage map to find out more.

A 5G-ready phone or device

If you’re ready to try 5G, take a look at our range of 5G-ready phones and devices.

An eligible Telstra plan

Choose a plan that includes access to the 5G network.