Back to school: Best mobile broadband modems

The best mobile broadband modems for students to stay connected.

The ability to work anywhere, anytime is essential for any student. Thanks to mobile broadband modems it's easy to access the Internet whether you're at home, school or university.

All three major carriers in Australia -- Telstra, Optus and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) -- offer a range of mobile broadband modems on pre-paid and long-term contracts. We've rounded up the best mobile broadband modems on offer in Australia to suit any school, college or university student.

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Optus E153 USB modem

The Optus E153 USB mobile broadband modem is simple and hassle-free to set up, but isn't capable of very fast downloads.

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  • 11th April, 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Optus
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  • Pros:
  • Relatively slim design, ease of use, microSD card slot
  • Cons:
  • Only capable of 3.6Mbps speeds
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