Pricing and availability

The Telstra Ultimate® Mobile Wi-Fi was released on 21 June and business customers can now purchase the device on a range of Telstra Mobile Broadband plans including for $0 upfront on $49 per month plan (24 month term), that includes 7GB of data each month (minimum total cost $1,176). For more information contact Sweet today

The BigPond Ultimate® Mobile Wi-Fi is available from 19 July for $49 (after device rebate) on a range of 24 month BigPond Mobile Broadband plans ­ including on a $39.95 per month plan (24 month term) with 1GB of data each month over 24 months (min cost $1,007.80). For more information contact Sweet today


The Telstra Ultimate® Mobile Wi-Fi is the world’s first commercial battery-powered mobile hotspot to use the latest generation of mobile broadband HSPA+ technology which sends and receives wireless data using two channels of coverage simultaneously.

Network: 3G 850/1900/2100MHz
Download speed performance: Typical download speeds from 1.1Mbps to 20Mbps in all capital city CBDs and selected regional areas*; 550kbps to 8Mbps in all capital cities, associated metropolitan areas and selected regional areas and 550kbps to 3Mbps in other coverage areas.

Upload speed performance: Typical upload speeds of 550kbps to 3Mbps in capital city CBDs and selected regional areas or from 300kbps to 3Mbps in all capitals and many regional areas. In other areas upload speed ranges will be less.

Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz b/g/n enabled (Australia’s first wireless N-standard battery-powered 3G Wi-Fi). Provides Wi-Fi coverage up to 50 metres outdoors.

Display: Large 3.5 x 3 cm LED display, showing at a glance battery level, number of devices connected, signal strength and coverage type, security key (which can be switched off) and more.

Web UI: When connected to the internet via the Ultimate Wi-Fi, customers can launch http://ultimate.telstra in their browser to manage device settings such as Wi-Fi range (low, med or high) network name and password, security levels and to view connected devices.

Battery life: Up to 3.5 hours’ battery life under continuous use, standby battery life of up to 100 hours. Charges on-the-go via a bundled USB cable connected to a laptop or via an AC charger.

Dimensions: 96 x 57 x 16.5 mm

Weight: 100 grams

Antenna: Customers can team the Telstra Ultimate Mobile Wi-Fi with an optional external antenna to help improve performance in low signal areas.

* Capital CBDs means within 5km from the GPO in each capital city. Actual speeds vary due to factors such as distance from the base station, local conditions, user numbers, hardware and software configuration. If multiple users access the device, typical speed range per user may be lower. Visit Telstra Mobile Networks Broadband Coverage for details of coverage areas.

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