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Australia has some of the fastest 5G speeds in the world


Australia's 5G rollout is well and truly underway at this stage, with Telstra claiming that its own coverage reached 50% of the Australian population by January this year, less than two years after initiating the rollout.

And it looks like the Aussie telcos are doing well in this regard, as per the latest report from internet speed-testing company Ookla. 

The report suggests that Australia's 5G network is one of the best in the world, with a median download speed of 283.56Mbps – a significant figure when compared wth the global average of 142.05Mbps.

Comparatively, the only trading partner nations that were ahead of Australia were South Korea (with a median speed around 430Mbps) and China (just ahead at a little over 300Mbps).

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