Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster

Make working from home easy. Boost your home Wi-Fi.

Extend and strengthen your Wi-Fi signal and keep everyone connected, with our powerful Smart Wi-Fi Boosters.

Add a Booster

Requires a compatible Telstra Smart Modem 1.1 or 2.0

Extend and strengthen your Wi-Fi from just $9/mth.

Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Boosters work perfectly with your Telstra Smart Modem to improve coverage and create a better WiFi experience.

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Always get the strongest signal

Automatically connect to the strongest available Wi-Fi signal as you move around the home.

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Work while they play

Stronger Wi-Fi coverage gives you the freedom to work from home - even when everyone's home.

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Better streaming

Better Wi-Fi coverage means better streaming and gaming with less buffering even with multiple devices online.

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Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster

What improved Wi-Fi coverage can do for you

  • Reduce/eliminate buffering when streaming 
  • Eliminate Wi-Fi Black spots in the home
  • Provide a more consistent Wi-Fi experience around your home
  • Deliver better performance when running multiple devices over Wi-Fi
  • Enable voice calling over Wi-Fi when you can’t connect to the mobile network
  • Optimise Wi-Fi performance as devices move from room to room
  • Improve screen refresh times/reduce lag when gaming over Wi-Fi
  • Enable HD streaming and gaming over Wi-Fi in more places around your home

 

You can add on a Booster for $9/mth over 24 months when you maintain a home internet plan. Min cost $216 + plan charges. Already got a plan? You can also buy a Booster outright.

Buy outright or add to a plan      See internet plans

Telstra Home Dashboard app

 

Not sure if you need a Wi-Fi Booster? Find out if you'd benefit from one with the Telstra Home Dashboard app. Use the Map My Wi-Fi feature to create a floor plan of your home or office including your Telstra modem. It will show you a map of where your Wi-Fi signal is good, OK or poor - and give you tips for how to improve it.

Download for Apple      Download for Android

Hardware

  • Powerful dual core CPU
  • 1 x auto sensing 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet WAN/LAN port
  • MediaTek MTK7621A Wireless network card
  • 32MB Flash

Wireless Connectivity

  • AC2533 (1733 +800M) Dual-band concurrent Wi-Fi
  • 4 x 4 802.11ac 5GHz-256QAM support
  • Self-configuring network for maximum coverage

Wi-Fi Roaming

  • Wi-Fi roaming IEEE® 802.11k/v
  • Wi-Fi Band steering

Antennas

  • 2.4GHz band – 4 transmit/receive
  • 5GHz band – 4 transmit/receive

 

How do I know if I have a Smart Modem 1.1 or 2.0?
Look on the back or base of your modem and if one of the following model numbers is shown you have a modem that is compatible with the Smart Wi-Fi Booster: (i) DJA 0230 (ii) DJA 0231 (iii) LH 1000

What if i don't have a Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 or 1.1?
You will need to upgrade to a Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 to boost your Wi-Fi coverage with Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster Gen 2

What is the maximum number of Wi-Fi Boosters I can use with my modem?
You can use a maximum of four Wi-Fi Boosters with your Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 or 1.1

Will the Wi-Fi Boosters work with a non-Telstra modem?
No, the Wi-Fi Boosters are exclusive to Telstra home internet customers and are only compatible with Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 or 1.1.

Do I have to be a Telstra internet customer to buy the Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster?
Yes, the Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster is only available for Telstra internet customers.

Which internet types does the Wi-Fi Booster work with?
The Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster works with ADSL, cable, nbn and Velocity.

View Wi-Fi Booster set-up guide (Telstra Smart Modem Gen 2 or 1.1)

 

Accessing the Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster control panel

  1. Make sure you're connected to the Wi-Fi Booster’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. In any web browser, type: http://telstra.wifi
  3. Sign in to the control panel using the admin password: telstra

Changing the brightness of the LED lights on your Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster

  1. Make sure you're connected to the Wi-Fi Booster’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. In any web browser, type: http://telstra.wifi
  3. Sign in to the control panel using the admin password: telstra
  4. Click on Settings in the top menu.
  5. Click on LED in the left hand menu list.
  6. Slide the toggle to desired brightness. Note: for best results, we suggest choosing Dim.
  7. Click Save to save the setting and adjust the brightness on all Wi-Fi Boosters in the network.
  8. Click Logout in the top right hand corner and close the browser window.

Understanding the LED colours on your Wi-Fi Booster

  • Purple: Software updating, syncing or starting up. Please keep device on.
  • Blue: Good signal, working fine.
  • Amber: Connected, but poor signal. Try moving closer to another Wi-Fi Booster.
  • Red: No connection. Check installation or try moving closer to another Wi-Fi Booster.

General Wi-Fi tips

We have some handy tips on getting the best out of your Wi-Fi at www.telstra.com.au/internet/extras/get-wifi