Telco Electronics T1 - Indoor/Outdoor Pole-Mountable Wireless Modem Router

Developed by Telco Antennas in Brisbane, Australia.


"I was absolutely wrapped and blown away with the results of the T1 it fried every other modem that I put up against it..."

Suited to the rough Australian environment, we specifically designed the Telco T1 to give you more.  T1 is a highly advanced, easy to use, ruggedised wireless modem router delivering 300Mbps LTE-A reliability for mission critical services.   

  • More possibilities - A wireless modem router powered by PoE over only a single ethernet cable and able to withstand the elements.
  • More security - A refined new operating system, TelcOS™ Melaleuca, delivering reliability and ease of setup along with the latest in security and VPN technology.
  • More flexibility - External antenna connectors and a versatile mounting system.

Key Features


300Mbps 4GX anywhere, rain or shine

  • Provides full 4G/4GX/4G+ (LTE Advanced) internet service over Wifi and LAN

  • Up to 300Mbps/50Mbps (download/upload) internet speeds - LTE Advanced technology

    • Built with industry leading, premium Sierra Wireless modem chipset

  • Covers Telstra 4GX, Optus 4G+, Vodafone 4G networks with 3G fallback

  • Weather-resistant pole-mountable package

  • Supports frequency bands used in Australia, New Zealand, APAC and Oceania

  • PoE powered (PoE adaptor is included)

  • Onboard SIM slot

  • Auto failover from 4G to WAN or from WAN to 4G

  • Load balancing between 4G and WAN


Wifi where you want it

  • Long range, secure Wifi using reliable Qualcomm-Atheros wireless chip

  • Up to 100m radius Wifi coverage area (clear line of sight)

    • Up to 100m unobstructed, up to 30m indoors

  • Services up to 100 clients simultaniously

  • Guest networks

  • Multiple SSID's with security and firewall profiles




Put the modem where the signal is

  • Save cost with the unique pole mountable design

  • Self-contained all-in-one: modem, switch, router, wireless AP and VPN client/server

  • Provides full 3G/4G/4GX/4G+ internet service as a standalone all-in-one, or can effortlessly integrate into an existing network

  • Ideal for mining, construction, clubs, WISPs, outdoor events, hospitality, emergency services, agriculture, digital signs, vending machines and more

  • Small office or home office applications

  • Permanent, semi-permanent, or temporary installations

  • Unique built-in bracket mounts in a variety of applications and is ideal for pole mounting - straps and screws included in the box

  • Being a Cat-6 LTE-A modem, in areas with poor signal the T1 works better and is much more reliable than Cat-4 LTE modems


Performance Comparisons

In rural New South Wales on the Telstra network, an experienced networking professional benchmarked the T1 against several other modem routers.  All devices were connected using a Telco 700-2700MHz Omni antenna. 

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TelcOS™ Melaleuca

Designed and developed by Telco Antennas in Brisbane, Australia. 

Made with trusted, industry standard technology.

  • Powerful, yet easy and secure embedded OS designed and developed by Telco Antennas
  • Direct support for Australian mobile networks
  • Reliable Wifi with options including: guest networks, scheduling, client isolation
  • Secure firewall
  • Download backups, or clone a configuration to multiple T1's with a single file
  • Latest security patches applied
  • Incorporates KRACK Wifi vulnerability countermeasures
  • Mobile browser support
  • Dark theme + Light theme
  • DHCP server including address reservations
  • Wake on Lan (WoL) - wake up other computers attached to the T1 remotely
  • Ping reboot - reboot if a host is unavailable for too long
  • Remote logging - send logs to a logging server
  • Built with a rock-solid Linux® core based on the latest stable OpenWrt® *
  • Includes the latest in VPN technology: WireGuard®


Specifications / Frequency



  • PoE powered - guaranteed 50m range over Cat6 cable

  • IEEE 802.11/b/g/n

  • Antenna connectors

    • Mobile data: SMA Female antenna connector

    • Wifi: RP-SMA Female

  • 2.4GHz WiFi
    • up to 300Mbps capacity

    • up 100m radius outdoor coverage area 30m indoor

    • Recommended for up to 100 clients

  • Two ports - 1 x LAN - 1 x WAN

    • WAN Port

      • Can be changed to extra LAN

    • LAN Port

      • Can share 4G with a multi-port switch or a single computer

  • Full SOHO (small office/home office) router capabilities

    • Can be used as a standalone device, or provide 4G to an existing network setup:

      • DHCP

      • Firewall

      • VPN - server and client

  • Cat-6 LTE Advanced modem

    • Peak Download Rate: 300Mbps

    • Peak Upload Rate: 50Mbps

  • 1x Micro-SIM slot
  • Quality Assured: ISO 9001
  • Power consumption: <12W
    • Ask us about our compatible solar kit


Supported Frequency Bands - Entire APAC Region

Full support for frequency bands used in Australia, New Zealand, APAC and Oceania.

  • 4G LTE/LTE Advanced
    • B1, B3, B5, B7, B8, B18, B19, B21, B28, B38, B39, B40, B41
  • 3G
    • TD-SCDMA
      • B39
    • WCDMA
      • B1, B5, B6, B8, B9, B19
Network Service Compatibility
Telstra 4GX Band 28 (700 MHz)
Optus 4G+ Band 28 (700 MHz)
Telstra Next-G™ Band 5 (850 MHz)
Vodafone 4G+ Band 5 (850 MHz)* *Please check Vodafone Coverage Map
Optus Regional 3G Band 8 (900 MHz)* *Please check Optus Coverage Map.
Vodafone Regional 3G Band 8 (900 MHz)* *Please check Vodafone Coverage Map.
Telstra/Optus/Vodafone 4G Band 3 (1800 MHz)
All Carriers - Urban/Metro 3G Band 1 (2100 MHz)
Optus 4G TDD Band 40 (2300 MHz)
Telstra 4G Band 8 (900MHz)
Telstra 4GX Band 7 (2600 MHz)



  • IEEE 802.11b/g/n up to 300Mbps
  • 20MHz/40MHz channel width
  • Up to 398mW transmit power
  • Modes
    • Access Point
    • Client
    • Ad-hoc
    • IEEE 802.11s Mesh
    • Monitor
  • WDS - Wireless Distribution System
  • Encryption
    • WPA2-PSK
    • WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK Mixed mode
    • WPA-PSK
    • WEP Shared Key
    • WEP Open System
    • No encryption
  • MAC Address Filter
  • Supports up to 4 SSID's with unique security and firewall profiles
  • Guest SSIDs
  • Isolate Clients - prevents client-to-client communication
  • Hide SSID



  • Height: 163mm

    • With antenna: add 190mm to height

  • Width: 85mm

  • Depth: 44mm

  • Weight: 200g

  • Operating temperature: -10° to +55° C

  • Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing

  • Pole-mountable installation - stainless straps included

  • Screw-mountable installation - stainless countersunk screws included

  • Self-contained and weather-resistant for indoor or outdoor use

  • Various mounting options - including screw, and pole mounts, i.e. Aluminium Fascia J pole - stainless mounting straps and screws are included

  • Small form factor for versatile installation


Mounting hardware options

These are some of the best mounting options to consider when sizing up the location for your T1 - remembering that this versatile device can be mounted using a variety of options - your imagination is your only limitation!


Power adaptor (PoE, included)

  • Australian plug
  • Passive PoE
  • 1x PoE port
  • 1x network port (works with LAN or WAN port on T1)
  • Input: 100~240V 50/60Hz 0.5A
  • Output: 24V/0.5A
  • Guaranteed 50m range over Cat6 cable
  • Ethernet pins: (4,5)+, (7,8)-


Package contents

  • Outdoor 4G LTE Advanced Wireless Router (Telco Electronics T1)

  • Power adaptor (Australian plug PoE adaptor)

  • 2x antennas - 1x LTE and 1x WiFi

  • 2x stainless straps

  • 2x stainless screws (1/4 inch length)

  • Ethernet cable

  • Quick start guide


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* Telco Antennas is not affiliated with OpenWrt. OpenWrt is a registered trademark owned by Software in the Public Interest, Inc.


Brand Telco Electronics
Shipping Weight 0.6000kg
Shipping Width 0.285m
Shipping Height 0.060m
Shipping Length 0.200m
Shipping Cubic 0.003420000m3