Telstra

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Company Name

Telstra Corporation Ltd

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Publicly Traded Company

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3G UMTS Frequency Bands

Company Overview

Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra) is a telecommunications and technology company. Its principal activity is to provide telecommunications and information services for domestic and international customers. The Company operates through four segments. The Telstra Retail segment provides telecommunication products, services and solutions across mobiles, fixed and mobile broadband, telephony and Pay television/Internet Protocol television and digital content. The Global Enterprise and Services segment provides sales and contract management for business and government customers. The Telstra Operations segment offers overall planning, design, engineering and architecture and construction of Telstra networks, technology and information technology solution. The Telstra Wholesale segment provides a range of telecommunication products and services delivered over Telstra networks and associated support systems to other carriers, carriage service providers and Internet service providers.

The company operates 3G services over B5 (850 MHz), branded as Next-G, along with B1 (2100 MHz) as an infill to provide additional capacity in metropolitan areas. Telstra launched its 4G LTE network in 2011 on B3 (1800 MHz). In 2014 the company launched its LTE-A network branded 4GX, providing long range B28 (700 MHz) LTE connectivity along with B7 (2600 MHz) to increase capacity in metropolitan areas, with all three bands in carrier aggregation. The company owns two 20 MHz blocks of 2600 MHz spectrum and has sufficient 2100 MHz licences to provide carrier aggregation of up to five bands (B1, B3, B7+B7, and B28), which has demonstrated DL data rates up to 843 Mbps in recent trials (using a Category 16 LTE device).

Further trials in February 2018 demonstrated 5C aggregation (CA_1A-3C-7C) achieving over 2 Gbps DL data rates using 256QAM, 4X4 MIMO, and 5CC CA (100 MHz). The company announced commercial activation of its 2 Gbps LTE-A Pro network in September 2018, making it the world's first 2 Gbps LTE network.

In partnership with Ericsson, Telstra has begun laying foundation work for 5G, including testing in the n78 (3500 MHz) band, MU-MIMO, and beam-forming trials using Ericsson AIR radio+antenna units. In February 2017 the company began working with Ericsson for the upgrade of its LTE network to support eMTC (LTE Cat-M1) to support the growing demand of IoT in Australia.

In January 2018 the company announced the commercial activation of its NB-IoT network, securing its position as one of the first carriers in the world to offer both Narrowband and Cat M1 (eMTC) IoT technologies.

3G UMTS Network Information

Details on UMTS network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

UMTS B1 (2100 MHz)
Band Status Active
Packet Data
UMTS B5 (850 MHz)
Band Status Active
Packet Data
4G LTE Network Information

Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Evolution Status Active
Max. MIMO Max. Modulation
Carrier Aggregation Features
LTE B1 (2100 MHz)
Band Status Active
Bandwidth 20 MHz
LTE B3 (1800 MHz)
Band Status Active
Bandwidth 20 MHz
LTE B3 (1800 MHz)
Band Status Active
Bandwidth 20 MHz
LTE B7 (2600 MHz)
Band Status Active
Bandwidth 20 MHz
LTE B7 (2600 MHz)
Band Status Active
Bandwidth 20 MHz
LTE B8 (900 MHz)
Band Status Active
Bandwidth 5 MHz
LTE B28 (700 MHz)
Band Status Active
Bandwidth 20 MHz
5G NR Network Information

Details on 5G NR network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Type Status Testing
Max. MIMO - Max. Modulation -
Carrier Aggregation - Features -
5G NR n78 (3500 MHz)
Band Status Testing
Bandwidth No Data
IoT Network - eMTC (LTE Cat-M1)
Technology Status Active
Band Launch Date
IoT Network - NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1)
Technology Status Active
Band Launch Date

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