At Mobile World Congress 2022 Telstra has announced it’s getting ready to offer it’s 5G mobile broadband customers a new mmWave compatible device, the NETGEAR Nighthawk M6 Pro in April.

The NETGEAR Nighthawk M6 Pro, which will launch exclusively with Telstra in Australia, is the latest generation of 5G Mobile Broadband device from NETGEAR.

It features mmWave 5G, WiFi 6 and high-speed ethernet. It is capable of connecting 32 devices simultaneously via Wi-Fi and if you have a strong Telstra 5G signal in your area is able to deliver speeds significantly faster than Telstra 4G.

Telstra Network and Infrastructure Executive, Ms Nikolova said

“The rapid evolution of mmWave technology is really exciting for our industry. Speed tests and records are fun, but what this network technology can offer our customers when coupled with commercial devices such as the NETGEAR Nighthawk M6 Pro is where things really get interesting.”

David Henry, President & GM of Connected Home Products and Services at NETGEAR said:

“NETGEAR delivers ground breaking tech like no other. With Telstra’s 5G network, Nighthawk M6 Pro will deliver unmatched performance for anyone who needs a reliable and secure connection to work and play from anywhere.”

The NETGEAR Nighthawk M6 Pro and NETGEAR Nighthawk M6 M6 will launch exclusively with Telstra in Australia this April for $749 and $549 respectively.

Before rushing out to buy either of these, first check you’re living/working in an area that has Telstra 5G mmWave coverage, otherwise you won’t get any immediate speed benefit compared to a cheaper standard 5G portable modem/router.

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What the Nighthawk mobile modem routers need to ship with is a proper wall mount.