Telstra Smart Modem 3
A new standard in home Wi‑Fi.
Introducing Telstra Smart Modem 3. With the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology, it's our most powerful modem yet. And it's included for use with our new nbn home internet plans.
New services only. If you leave before 24 mths, return your modem or pay a $200 non-return fee.
Telstra Smart Modem 3. Because the modem matters.
With more Wi-Fi speed to more corners of your house, it's perfect for busy homes. Here's why our new smart modem is a game changer.
Up to 2 times faster Wi-Fi speeds
Than our major home internet competitors' modems*. Watch, work and play with faster Wi-Fi.
For more people, on more devices
Wi-Fi 6 is great for when you’ve got a houseful of people using phones, tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, smart speakers and more all at once.
Game on in more rooms
Game in your bedroom or on the back patio, with intelligent band-switching and improved Wi-Fi speeds throughout your home.
We compared modemsHow we tested
We used a real 4-bedroom home to compare the Wi-Fi speeds and coverage of Telstra Smart Modem 3 with our major competitors' modems. Here’s how they performed. Green shows the fastest speeds, yellow slower and orange the slowest speeds.
250 Mbps or more
50 to 250 Mbps or more
Less than 50 Mbps
In same room
1-3 rooms away
3+ rooms away
Smart Modem Gen 3
|Key test points||Speed||Coverage|
|Test point 1||776 Mbps||In same room as modem|
|Test point 2||569 Mbps||1-3 rooms away from modem|
|Test point 3||63 Mbps||3 + rooms away from modem|
|Key test points||Speed||Coverage|
|Test point 1||475 Mbps||In same room as modem|
|Test point 2||166 Mbps||1-3 rooms away from modem|
|Test point 3||No coverage||3 + rooms away from modem|
5366 LTEOptus Ultra WiFi Modem
Key test points Speed Coverage Test point 1 588 Mbps In same room as modem Test point 2 491 Mbps 1-3 rooms away from modem Test point 3 36 Mbps 3 + rooms away from modem
Netcomm NL1902Vodafone Wi-Fi Hub 2.0
Key test points Speed Coverage Test point 1 431 Mbps In same room as modem Test point 2 271 Mbps 1-3 rooms away from modem Test point 3 No coverage 3 + rooms away from modem
TP Link Archer VR1600ViiNet / TPG WiFi Modem
Key test points Speed Coverage Test point 1 523 Mbps In same room as modem Test point 2 241 Mbps 1-3 rooms away from modem Test point 3 2 Mbps 3 + rooms away from modem
Nbn home internet plans
Get the Smart Modem 3 with an nbn plan now.
Switch to Telstra nbn and you'll get a new Telstra Smart Modem 3 included for use with the plan.
New customers only. If you leave before 24 mths, return your modem or pay a $200 non-return fee.
Why all Wi-Fi is not the same.
Your modem plays a huge part in the Wi-Fi performance you get at home. Here’s six ways the Telstra Smart Modem 3 delivers Australia’s best home Wi-Fi experience.
Enjoy faster Wi-Fi speeds, on more devices with the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology. The Wi-Fi speeds of our Smart Modem 3 are on average 60% faster than those of our previous modem.
The Smart Modem 3 is our most powerful modem yet. Its next-generation tech gives you a stronger Wi-Fi signal in more corners of the home.
The Smart Modem 3 has a built-in 4G SIM, so if there is an outage, it can switch to our 4G mobile network in minutes.
Our modem’s SmartFix feature can automatically detect and resolve internet connection issues remotely, without you having to do a thing.
The Smart Modem 3 is more eco-friendly. It’s made with more than 80% recycled plastics and its packaging is 100% recyclable.
The Wi-Fi 6 technology in our Smart Modem 3 delivers major security enhancements to help keep your information secure online. Automatic software updates also help to ensure security protocols are kept up-to-date.
Wi-Fi 6. It's the new black.
Wi-Fi 6 technology accommodates many more devices at greater speeds on a single Wi-Fi network. It's the next big thing in Wi-Fi. Smart modem 3 is already Wi-Fi 6 certified, so you'll enjoy:
- up to 4 times more Wi-Fi capacity
- up to 12 devices streaming at once
- up to 40% faster Wi-Fi speeds
- longer battery life for your connected devices