This downloadable coverage map comprises a geographic model of Telstra 4G mobile broadband data speeds within Queensland's South Burnett Council Region. To ensure the highest level of accuracy the map includes all 75 Telstra 4G transmitters within and immediately surrounding the region. Prior to digital delivery the model we be re-checked for network changes, ensuring the model has the latest publicly available data included.
South Burnett's Telstra network is predominantly comprised of Band 28 (700 MHz) 4G services, with only Benarkin, Kingaroy, and Nanango benefitting from LTE-Advanced technologies. As of December 2020 there are no 5G services planned for South Burnett.
The model is coloured in a traditional heat-map from blue to red, representing peak LTE downlink data rates from 0 to 300 Mb/s. Peak data rates represent the maximum achievable data rate at any given location.
The South Burnett mobile broadband map can be used to identify poor performing areas, areas with no coverage, determine the best location to establish a construction site office, plan and deploy autonomous farming, and aid development of digital agriculture. It covers the following major towns and areas:
- Benarkin, Blackbutt, Bunya Mountains, Cherbourg, Goomeri, Kingaroy, Murgon, Nanago, Proston, Wondai, and Yarraman.
The enclaved Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire is also included within this model.
This model has been generated to 25 metre grid accuracy using a combination of SRTM and vegetation clutter datasets, and uses ITU standard propagation models that has been optimised for Australian terrain and vegetation characteristics. Due to the model's geographic extent LIDAR has not been used but is available as a separate purchase, covering Kingaroy, Nanango, and other key towns in the region.
The standard format for download is Google Earth KMZ, however a range of alternative formats are available for easy import into any GIS software on request (GeoTIFF, Google Map/OpenStreetMap Tiles, SVG, and many more).