Telstra flicks on a tiny piece of 5G in Melbourne and Sydney

Sydney and Melbourne have small patches of 5G available, with Telstra getting early access to 3.6GHz spectrum. Telstra's Customer Insight Centre on George St in Sydney, Telstra Labs on Exhibition St in Melbourne, and both major cities' airports all have access to 5G thanks to early access to 3.6GHz spectrum picked up in the recent 5G spectrum auction. The company said it now has made 187 5G upgrades around the nation, with 5G coverage already in Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Launceston, Toowoomba, and the Gold Coast.

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