Telcos say 4G network will impress, but will farm gear be ready?

Andrew Marshall
Updated May 1 2024 - 10:01am, first published 6:40am
Replacing the 3G mobile network frequency with 4G technology is expected to provide improved voice quality and faster download speeds. File photo.
Replacing the 3G mobile network frequency with 4G technology is expected to provide improved voice quality and faster download speeds. File photo.

Australia's big telcos insist 4G mobile network coverage in the bush will be stronger and will quickly see a sharp rise in farm sector data demand when the decades-old 3G network shuts down in coming months.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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