Wireless 3G broadband

Reliable, secure and fast connectivity

Connect your employees and satellite offices with a fast, reliable and secure connection that allows them to access your company’s network and the Internet at any time, from anywhere.

What is wireless 3G?

Third generation (3G) broadband offers mobile connections through specifically enabled devices. This technology uses a mobile carrier network to carry signals and is able to perform at the speeds that the carrier’s network allows.

Is wireless 3G broadband right for me?

If you have a mobile workforce or small satellite offices that you need to connect then GCOMM’s wireless 3G broadband is the right choice. The service is available in all metro and most regional areas.

Connecting to GCOMM’s wireless 3G services

GCOMM offers wireless 3G broadband service for a variety of purposes, including:

  •  Office to Internet connectivity
  • Office to GCOMM’s private IP network connectivity
  • Mobile connectivity
  • Internet/private IP network failover
Reliable connectivity at affordable prices

Wireless 3G broadband is ideal for connecting a mobile workforce and satellite offices.

Service advantages

Secure failover connectivity

Maintain true business continuity during service outages.

Quick installation

The service can be installed in as little as 10 business days.

On-the-go connectivity

Provides a secure and reliable connection for your satellite offices and mobile workforce.

Affordable cost

Low monthly rates make wireless 3G broadband a perfect backup service to ADSL.


Ideal for small businesses that:

  • Use failover services for higher availability
  • Have small satellite offices
  • Employ a mobile workforce

“We are able to deliver the largest number of connectivity options, tailored to best suit your business’ needs. That affects your bottom line – in a good way.”

Adam Tessieri,

Product & Carrier Relations, GCOMM

Wireless 3G broadband technical specifications

Below you will find technical information and a list of frequently asked questions about our wireless 3G broadband service. From details about service prerequisites to information about installation and provisioning process, it’s everything you need to help you determine if wireless 3G broadband is right for you.

Service prerequisites

To connect to GCOMM’s wireless 3G broadband service, the customer must have a 3G compatible device, such as a router, firewall or USB. The customer will also require a SIM card, which is supplied by GCOMM.

Provisioning process

Step 1:Once the application has been received by GCOMM, the provisioning team orders the service.

Step 2: GCOMM assigns a SIM card to the customer and activates the service.

Step 3: SIM card is sent to the customer.

Installation time frames for wireless 3G broadband

From the time we receive an application, the typical installation timeframe for the wireless 3G broadband service is 10 business days.

About our suppliers

GCOMM’s wireless 3G broadband service is offered through Optus.

Wireless 3G broadband FAQ

Q: What equipment is needed for the service?

A: To connect to GCOMM’s wireless 3G broadband service your will require a 3G compatible device, such as a router, firewall or USB.

Q: Is the router supplied by GCOMM as part of the service?

A: No, GCOMM does not provide a router as part of the service. If the customer does not have a router that is certified as compatible with the wireless 3G service, GCOMM can supply a router at an additional cost.

Q: Is installation included in the cost of the service?

A: No, there is an additional charge for the installation.

Q: How long does it take to install a wireless 3G broadband service?

A: The installation lead time is 10 business days.

Q: What is the minimum contract requirement for the service?

A: The minimum contract requirement is 12 months.

Q: What is the usual response time to service calls?

A: GCOMM’s target response times vary between 15 minutes to 4 hours depending on the level of fault severity.

Q: In the event that our business moves to a different location, can we transfer our wireless 3G broadband service?

A: Yes, you can transfer your wireless 3G broadband service if there is coverage in your new location.

Q: What quality of service can I expect from the wireless 3G broadband service?

The quality of service is subject to signal strength which is affected by the customer’s geographical and physical location.

Q: Do I have to purchase a data plan with the wireless 3G broadband service?

A: Yes, the customers are required to purchase a data plan with the wireless 3G service. Our data packages range from 3Gb to 10Gb.

Do you have a question that we didn’t answer? Visit our FAQ section or contact us directly and one of our experts will gladly provide you with the information you need.

Contact us regarding wireless 3G broadband services

To find out if the service is available in your area or for more information about GCOMM’s wireless 3G broadband plans, contact us on 1300 221 115 or fill in the form below.

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