Telstra's Ultimate USB Modem Now Available For Everybody

Telstra's just released their previously business-only Ultimate USB modem to the masses, along with a couple of new data plans.

On a 24 month contract, you can grab the USB modem with a theoretical maximum download speed of 42Mbps along with 7GB of data every month for $60, or if you're a data fiend, you can get the modem plus 12GB a month for $90.

Gus over at Lifehacker reviewed the device across the country - probably more comprehensively than anyone outside of Telstra themselves - and found that the network was impressive in its scope, but often struggled to reach those lofty theoretical speeds. Of course, if you've ever used any form of mobile data, you probably already know this

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