Telstra Extends LTE-Advanced Service

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Telstra today introduced LTE-Advaced service to a range of communities across the nation. Operator is calling new service 4GX.

4GX will include services provided over Telstra’s new 700MHz spectrum and deliver higher typical mobile speeds on compatible devices. It will also combine Telstra’s 1800MHz and 700MHz spectrum bands to provide even faster 4G mobile web speeds on compatible devices.

Unveiling the name today, Telstra announced the switch on of 4GX services in parts of Hobart and Brisbane – adding to the 4GX coverage already available in parts of Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and 10 regional centres.

Telstra today lit up 4GX services in Hobart where 4GX services were switched on in the CBD and 13 surrounding suburbs.Telstra will also kick mobile performance up a notch in selected parts of Brisbane on Wednesday including in the CBD and 9 surrounding suburbs.

In addition, Telstra announced 4GX services would be switched on this week in Albany, Ulladulla, Murray Bridge, Narrawallee, Shepparton, Bateman’s Bay, Swansea, Bunbury, Port Macquarie and Chinchilla bringing to 26 the number of communities already benefiting from the s

4GX services will cover all capital CBD centres (within three kilometres of the GPO) and 50 regional locations by January 1 2015 and will be expanded across Telstra’s mobile footprint over time.

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