In telecommunications, 4G is the fourth generation of cell phone mobile communications standards. It is a successor of the third generation (3G) standards. A 4G system provides mobile "ultra-broadband" Internet access. Australian network are currently rolling out Nation wide 4G networks.
|Optus||700||28||4G FD-LTE||10 MHz available 31 December 2014 Currently (as of July '14) operating in Darwin and Perth CBDs.||10 MHz|
|Optus||1800||3||4G FD-LTE||Currently operating in Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide.||up to 15 MHz|
|Optus||2100||1||4G FD-LTE||Currently operating in Tasmania||up to 20 MHz|
|Optus||2300||40||4G TD-LTE||First Deployment in Canberra with possible extensions to other capital cities.||up to 98 MHz|
|Optus||2600||7||4G FD-LTE||Available from 1 October 2014.||20 MHz|
|Telstra||700||28||4G FD-LTE||Trialing with early access granted. License starts 31 December 2014.||20 MHz|
|Telstra||900||8||4G FD-LTE||Announced 20 February 2014 to broaden scope of 4G network||5 MHz|
|Telstra||1800||3||4G FD-LTE||Currently operating in Australian capital cities and regional centres||10 to 20 MHz|
|Telstra||2600||7||4G FD-LTE||Available 1 October 2014||40 MHz|
|TPG Telecom||2600||7||4G FD-LTE||Possible deployment from 1 October 2014.||10 MHz|
|Vodafone||850||5||4G FD-LTE||Rolling out to reach 95% of metro population by the end of 2014. 5 MHz for now, alongside WCDMA850.||up to 10 MHz|
|Vodafone||1800||3||4G FD-LTE||Currently operating in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and outer metro areas.||up to 30 MHz|
- after analogue T.V is switched off and digital T.V is re-stacked.
The 700 MHz band is currently used for analogue television and will become operational with 4G in December 2014.
According to Gizmodo, Optus is accelerating the prebuild of its 700 MHz network and will switch on the network in early 2015.
Optus announced trials of its 4G 700 MHz network in Darwin and Perth CBDs on July 21, 2014.
The 1800 MHz band is currently operated as a 2G and 4G network by Optus, Telstra and Vodafone.
Optus has now installed their 4G networks in Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Newcastle and Melbourne.
Telstra was the first mobile phone network to operate 4G and 2G in the same band. Their 4G network covers capital cities and some regional areas.
The Vodafone 4G network is now live in selected metro areas of Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane. It’s also available in other outer metro areas like Wollongong, Gold Coast, Newcastle and Geelong.
Telstra announced to use the frequency 2016 for commercial service.
4G Sites (Base Stations)
Telstra- Telstra currently has 250 4G towers active across Australia. (3500 Base Stations by the end of 2013) 
Optus - Operator currently has over 750 4G Towers active across Australia. (1200-1250 Base Stations by the end of 2013)
Vodafone - Operator plans to have 20 4G Base Stations active by 2014.
Information Accurate as of October 2013.
The following mobile virtual network operators offer 4G services in Australia:
|ACN||May 2013|| affiliate|
|Bendigo Bank Telco||(?)|| affiliate|
|Commander||November 2013|| affiliate|
|Exetel||October 2012|| affiliate|
|iiNet||October 2012|| affiliate|
|Internode||July 2013|| affiliate|
|Live Connected||April 2013|| affiliate|
|Vaya Mobile||April 2013|| affiliate|
|Virgin Mobile Australia||September 2012|| subsidiary|
|Yatango Mobile||May 2014|||
|Amaysim||TBA/ TBD (planned)|| affiliate|
- List of LTE networks
- List of mobile network operators of the Asia Pacific region
- List of planned LTE networks
- Telecommunications in Australia
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All the information here is accurate as of 12 August 2013