Optus Australia details

Mobile Network Specifications

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Optus logoThe Optus carrier from Australia is denoted by codes: 505 36, 505 90. The followings IDs are called HNI (Home network identity). This code is created by the combination of two other Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers stand for the MCC and they are used in order to identify the region which the carried comes from (in the following example it’s Australia). The last numbers of the HNI code are equal with the MNC and this ID is given for the specific mobile network operator.

Besides Optus Australia has assigned country code + 61. This number + 61 is equal with international calling code and it’s simply the telephone dialing prefixes used for calling Optus numbers.
Optus uses 1 GSM bands, 2 UMTS bands, 7 and 0 CDMA bands.. You can read the specific frequency bands in the table below. All bands of the Optus are display in MHz units.
Another important information in Optus Australia architectures is the standard of used protocols. It also uses 7 protocols such as GSM, UMTS, LTE, CDMA.

The ISO standard code of Optus is AU. You can see more info about this mobile network operator at How to check Optus coverage? How to check if your phone will work in Australia? Those information will help you figure out if your device will work in the Optus roaming. Use out database and check out if your device will be locked or unlocked in Optus.

Use our CARRIER LOOKUP TOOL in order to make sure that your phone number is usingOptus network.

If you'd like to find out whether your device is going to work with Optus (Australia), please check the details below:

All you need to do is compare bands specification from your mobile network with the bands used in your device. You can check the supported bands for your phone by using out phone database.

CompanySingtel Optus Pty Limited
CountryAustralia flagAustralia
Country ISOAU
Country code+ 61
Carrier website
Carrier codes
  • 505 36
  • 505 90
Mobile prefix4
Size of NSN9
Number format

+61 4xx xxx xxx

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Subscribers9 570 000 (February 2017)
GSM bands
  • 900 (E-GSM)
GSM protocols
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
UMTS bands
  • B1 (2100)
  • B8 (900 GSM)
UMTS protocols
  • DC-HSDPA 42.2
  • HSPA+
  • UTMS
LTE bands
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800+)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B28 (700 APT)
  • B40 (TD 2300)
  • B42 (TD 3500)
LTE protocols
  • LTE
  • LTE-A

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