Australian Mobile Providers

With so many mobile providers operating on different networks in Australia today selecting the best provider for your needs can be a daunting task. IDD aims to make choosing a little easier by listing Australia's mobile carriers and mobile virtual network operators (MVNO), their operational frequencies, and the services they offer.

Australian Mobile Carriers

Provider Network Type / Frequencies Supported
Telstra 2G / 3G / 4G: GSM 900, 1800 / UMTS 850, 2100 / LTE 1800
Optus 2G / 3G / 4G: GSM 900, 1800 / UMTS 900, 2100 / LTE 1800, 2300
Vodafone 2G / 3G / 4G: GSM 900, 1800 / UMTS 850, 900, 2100 / LTE 1800

Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO)

Provider Network 4G LTE Postpaid Prepaid
ALDImobile Telstra
Amaysim Optus
Bendigo Bank Telco Optus
Boost Mobile Telstra
Commander 6 Optus
ClubTelco 6 Optus
CMobile Telstra
Dodo 6 Optus
Exetel Optus
GoTalk Vodafone
GTMobile Telstra (2G only)
Hello Mobile Vodafone
iiNet 7 Optus
Internode 7 Optus
iPrimus 6 Optus
Jeenee Mobile Optus
Just Mobile Vodafone
Kogan Mobile Vodafone
Live Connected 8 Optus
Lebara Mobile Vodafone
Lycamobile Telstra
SlimTel Optus / Vodafone 1
Southern Phone Optus / Telstra 4
Startel Optus
Red Bull Mobile Vodafone
Reward Mobile Vodafone
TeleChoice Telstra
Think Mobile Vodafone / Telstra 2
TPG Optus 3
Ugly Bill Telstra
Vaya Mobile Optus
Virgin Mobile 5 Optus
Woolworths Connect 9 Telstra
Yomojo 10 Optus

1 SlimTel customers can choose to be connected to either the Optus or Vodafone network.

2 Think Mobile Classic customers connect through the Telstra network and Think Mobile Swift customers connect through the Vodafone network.

3 A security deposit is kept (and topped up if it falls below a predefined level) for all cap plans and pay-as-you-go plans.

4 Southern Phone customers can choose to be connected to either the Optus or Telstra network.

5 Virgin Mobile (Australia) is a fully owned subsidiary of Optus.

6 Commander, ClubTelco, Dodo and iPrimus are subsidiaries of M2 Group.

7 iiNet and Internode are subsidiaries of TPG Telecom.

8 Live Connected is a subsidiary of Vaya Mobile.

9 Woolworths Mobile was relaunched in 2015 as Woolworths Connect.

10 Yomojo acquired all Yatango Mobile customers on 25 November 2015.

Last updated: 9 December 2015

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