Telstra Turns on 5G in Toowoomba - 2nd Site After the Gold Coast

Telstra Turns on 5G in Toowoomba - 2nd Site After the Gold Coast Image Credit: Yuktalavannya/

Telstra announced that it has switched on 5G technology in Toowoomba, a key regional centre in Queensland and one of the fastest growing cities in the country, just two weeks after switching on first 5G site in the Gold Coast.

More than 200 5G-capable sites are planned to be live around the country by the end of 2018. In February, Telstra launched its 5G Innovation Centre on the Gold Coast, which has since been home to several world and Australian firsts including the world’s first precinct of 5G-enabled Wi-Fi hotspots, Australia’s first 5G Connected Car, and the world’s first end-to-end 5G non-standalone data call on a commercial mobile network.

Andrew Penn, CEO, Telstra
5G devices are around the corner and when they are commercially available this network upgrade means the people of Toowoomba will be among the first people in the world to enjoy access to 5G services. For a sector like agriculture, the fibre-like data speeds, low latency and high performance and capacity of 5G open up fantastic opportunities for growth.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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