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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Vodafone K3765 mobile broadband USB stick

Vodafone's K3765 mobile broadband USB stick has plug-and-play operation and supports download speeds of up to 7.2Mbps, but the speeds we experienced were not outstanding.

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  • 2nd March, 2011
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Vodafone
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  • Pros:
  • Plug and play, ease of use, microSD card slot
  • Cons:
  • No rotating hinge or external antenna port, average speeds during testing
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