Telstra Bigpond boasts the largest Mobile broadband 3G network in Australia with the fastest speeds available in more places around the country. All Telstra Bigpond mobile broadband plans are available on a 12 month contract.
Telstra Bigpond Mobile Broadband Speeds
Telstra Bigpond’s 3G network boasts speeds in CBD metropolitan and some regional areas up to 8000kbps, making it Australia’s fastest mobile broadband network.
The actual speeds you will receive on a Telstra Bigpond mobile broadband plan will depend on your location, hardware and network coverage.
Telstra Bigpond Mobile Broadband Coverage
The Telstra Bigpond Next G network is the largest and fastest mobile broadband network in Australia. It covers 2 million square kilometres and 99% of the Australian population. Bigpond also boasts more coverage in buildings and car parks than any other mobile broadband network in Australia.
You should check the mobile broadband coverage in your area before signing up to a mobile broadband plan.
Telstra Bigpond Mobile Broadband Plans
Telstra Bigpond offer four mobile broadband plans. You are free to move to a higher or lower usage plan each month.
Bigpond customers can sign up to a 200MB mobile broadband plan for $29.95 a month or a 1GB plan or $59.95 a month.
Telstra liberty mobile broadband plans are available for $89.95 a month with 5GB of monthly data usage or $129.95 a month with 10GB of data allowance.
Telstra Bigpond Mobile Broadband Modems
Telstra Bigpond offer two types of USB mobile broadband modems, the 21 USB Mobile Card and the 7.2 USB Mobile card.
The 21 USB Mobile card Offers download speeds between 512 and 8000kbps depending on the plan you subscribe to and the coverage in your area. This modem is available for an additional one-off fee of $299.
The 7.2 USB Mobile card also connects to a USB port in your computer and is suitable for both laptops and PC’s to browse the internet at speeds between 512 and 3000kbps. The 7.2 USB Mobile Card also offer an optional antenna to give you greater coverage in more area. This modem is available for an additional one-off fee of $399.
Telstra Bigpond Mobile Broadband Excess usage
Telstra Bigpond mobile broadband Liberty plans (5GB or 10GB) have no excess usage charges and once you exceed you monthly download usage; speeds are slowed to 64kbps for the remainder of the billing period.
On a 200MB of 1GB mobile broadband plan with Telstra Bigpond excess usage is charge at 25 cents per MB once the monthly download limit is reached. You will need to consider this cost when deciding which monthly download limit is right for you.
Telstra Bigpond Mobile Broadband Special offers
Bigpond members have access to a wide range of online entertainment, including Bigpond Music, Movies, Sport, Shopping, News and Games. Access to these services is unmetered for mobile broadband subscribers and won’t count toward your monthly download usage.
Telstra Bigpond also offers half price access for the first 12months on a 26 month contract. When taking up this offer Bigpond customers are also eligible for a modem rebate of up to $299.
You can compare Bigpond Mobile broadband plans with Mobile Broadband plans from other major Australian broadband providers at Compare Broadband.