ANZ Bands, Coverage Maps

MNO5G Band (MHz)NB-IoT
Band
(MHz)
Cat M1
Band
(MHz)
4G LTE
Band
(MHz)
3G-WCDMA
Band
(MHz)
2G
Band

(MHz)
Optus (AU)40(2300)
78(3300)
258(24250)
1(2100)
3(1800)
7(2600)
8(900)
28(700)
28(700)
***
1(2100)
3(1800)
7(2600)
8(900)
28(700)
40(2300)
42(3400)*
1(2100)
8(900)
Telstra (AU)78(3300)
258(26000)
5(850)
7(2600)
28(700)
3(1800)*
28(700)
3(1800)*
7(2600)*^
28(700)
1(2100)
3(1800)
5(850)
7(2600)
8(900)
28(700)
5(850)
Vodafone (AU)1(2100)
3(1800)
5(850)
8(900)
28(700)
78(3300)
80(1710)
83(703)
84(1920)
258(24250)
5(850)*
8(900)
28(700)*
1(2100)
3(1800)
5(850)
28(700)
8(900)
2Degrees (NZ)78(3300)*3(1800)
8(900)
28(700)
1(2100)
8(900)
Vodafone (NZ)77 or
78(3300)
28(700) 3(1800)
7(2600)
28(700)
1(2100)
3(1800)
7(2600)
28(700)
8(900) 3(1800)
8(900)
Spark (NZ)7(2600)
(B1)**
28(700)3(1800)
28(700)
1(2100)
3(1800)
5(850)
7(2600)
28(700)
40(2300)
1(2100)
5(850)

the Primary (mostly used) bands above are in bold.
* not deployed yet
^ not mandatory
** ENDC mode
*** New Optus service. As yet no coverage information online (Oct. 2020)

For our Qualcomm platform LTE modems such as EC2x, EG2x, Ex06 etc, the command to enable Australian bands, is:
at+qcfg=”band”,D0,8008000055,0,1 // 4G:B1,3,5,7,28,40 3G:B1,5,8

Links to Coverage Information:
Telstra AU 5G,4G,3G, Telstra IoT,
Optus AU 5G, 4G, 3G,
Vodafone AU LTE,
Vodafone NZ 2G,3G,4G,5G, Vodafone NZ LPWAN,
Spark NZ,
2Degrees NZ