The potential of 5G

  • Autonomous and self-driving cars for a safer driving experience
  • Smart cities with smart utilities and on-demand transport
  • A truly connected future through the Internet of Things
  • Augmented and virtual reality and interactive technology

A glimpse of what’s to come with 5G

Not your average bike helmet

Telstra 5G - Heads up Helmet Project

Champion cyclist, Anna Meares demonstrates how 5G connectivity and smart technology combine to help take bike rider safety up a gear. 

Imagine if your bike helmet had the ability to warn you of every obstacle in your path. We’re talking collision, car door, roadwork, accident, breakdown and congestion alerts in real time and smart city Infrastructure that detects moving vehicles around corners.  

Get ready to meet the incredible 5G helmet prototype that could help save lives.  


What do I need to get 5G?

You’ll need a 5G device and a 5G-ready mobile or data plan to connect to Telstra 5G. You’ll also need to be in an area that has 5G coverage.

5G coverage

5G is now rolling out in selected areas. In non-5G coverage areas, you’ll automatically switch to our 4GX/4G or 3G. Check our coverage map to find out more.

A 5G-ready phone or device

If you’re ready to try 5G, take a look at our range of 5G-ready phones and devices.

An eligible Telstra plan

Choose a plan that includes access to the 5G network.