LTE-M and NB-IoT Networks

Innovate with confidence on Australia's largest IoT network.

The Telstra IoT Network is Australia's largest IoT network with a range of network technologies to connect a range of use cases including mobile network technologies and alternative technologies such as Bluetooth, WiFi and Satellite. Mobile network technologies address some of your biggest concerns around security and reliability, and are ready to go today with a roadmap for the future.

Cellular LPWAN technologies (LTE-M and NB IoT) make IoT at scale accessible, even in challenging locations, and have the benefits of mobile technologies but with new advantages over high bandwidth options. These include reduced cost, massive scale, extended coverage and extended battery life. These technologies are future assured as they coexist with 5G, a long-term priority for Telstra.

Our LTE-M Network offers ~3M square km coverage for Cat M1 devices. Our NB-IoT Network offers more than 3.5M square km coverage for compatible devices.

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Installation process

Network coverage is ready to go today to enable rapid solution deployment without the need for you to invest in additional infrastructure.

Ongoing maintenance required and support provided in Australia

The Telstra IoT Network is maintained by Telstra.

Units deployed commercially-
Energy source


Communications compatibility

NB-IoT, Cat M1, 3G/4G, Bluetooth, Satellite

Data ownership policy

Not provided

Data privacy and security policy

Not provided

Supported RegionsAll of Australia
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