Telco T1 3G/4G/4GX/4G+ LTE Advanced Modem Router with Wifi

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

Developed by Telco Antennas in Brisbane, Australia.

  • Latest Firmware - TelcOS Melaleuca Current version: 1.0.10
  • What's new: Band Locking, support for DNSSEC and DNSCrypt, advanced modem management commands in CLI, performance enhancements

Waykat Services were the 1st company in Australia to take this modem out into the field in a very regional area of Victoria and put it through its real world tests

"We were 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, 3G/4G/4GX support for the entire APAC region, and a versatile mounting system.

Key Features

300Mbps 4GX anywhere, rain or shine and on the go

  • 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

  • Stationary or mobile fully supported

  • 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

  • Band Locking

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 simultaneously

  • 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

  • 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 or wall 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


  • mining
  • construction
  • field research
  • clubs
  • parklands
  • WISPs
  • outdoor events
  • mobile vendors
  • hospitality
  • marine
  • transportation
  • sport
  • emergency services
  • agriculture
  • retreats
  • digital signs
  • vending machines
  • and more


Performance Comparisons

In rural New South Wales on the Telstra network, Waykat Services 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, and it's open source

  • 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 with support for port forwarding, traffic rules and more
  • 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®


Band Locking

  • Lock on to the best frequency bands in your area (available from TelcOS Melaleuca 1.0.10)
  • Tune the T1 to your antenna


Uncompromising features for IT Admins and Power Users

  • Full CLI access
  • BusyBox environment
  • Writable file system
  • Scripting support

Real insights with Realtime Graphs




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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