For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features.
Telstra's Ultimate Wi-Fi hotspot delivers solid mobile data to up to five devices and comes highly recommended — as long as you can afford it.
They're big and quite ugly, but there's no doubting that Netgear's WNHDEB111 delivers in the 802.11n speed stakes — finally!
Though so much depends on where you use it, the Ultimate USB modem has the potential to be faster than a fixed-line ADSL connection and doesn't cost much more than any other Telstra wireless broadband modem.
Telstra's prepaid Wi-Fi 4G hotspot looks cheap, and it is cheap, although the accompanying data isn't. The combination the two does make for excellent value, however.
If you have the money to spend, and already have an Orbi router, the Orbi Outdoor Satellite will give you great coverage outdoors and speeds as fast as you get inside. Make sure you mount it somewhere safe if you plan to leave it outdoors.
At $200, the Asus RT-AC86U is one of the best all-around routers. It has all the latest features, including extra security for all of your devices. This router should maximize your bandwidth and keep your home network running smoothly.
If you're looking to create a fast and highly customizable home network with advanced features, look no further than the RT2600AC.
The versatile Jetpack MiFi 6620L is an excellent mobile hotspot for those who live and travel within Verizon's 4G LTE coverage.
The R6300 is quite a beast of a router, and it certainly gives a promise of things to come. While we score it highly, we'd hold off on purchasing anything 802.11ac until client chips are more widespread — by then, there'll likely be something even better around.
While Netgear makes frustrating choices with set-up, and imposes ridiculous restarts when you apply settings, the sheer wireless performance of the WNDR4500 cannot be denied.
Netgear's DGND3700 is quite the desirable bit of kit. It has fantastic wireless performance, and offers enough networking capability to satiate all but the hardest of the hardcore. Now, if only we could push that warranty just a little bit higher...
Telstra's Elite Wi-Fi modem improves on the original in almost every way, but data costs are still a problem.
Although it comes without 5GHz capability, the 7800N has great wireless throughput and is a solid base for your ADSL2+ network.
There isn't much to differentiate the Pocket WiFi from similar devices in regards to performance, but the addition of its LED display gives it a leg-up in usability.
3's NetConnect mobile broadband card combines HSDPA speeds, compatibility with ExpessCard and PC Card laptop slots and exceptional pricing plans into a magic mobility mix.
Telstra's Next G USB modem pushes the wireless broadband needle past 2Mbps, making it a better choice than its sibling PC Card in most (but not all) situations.
Fancy a 1.3Mbps broadband pipeline direct to your notebook, without a cable in sight? The new BigPond wireless data card makes good on Telstra's lofty promises for its Next G network.