Commercial roll out of 5G, the next generation cellular mobile technology, is expected to start around the world from 2020. 5G is anticipated to increase mobile connectivity and support new services and as yet unimagined innovations. It will be central to future economic growth, employment, education, transport and more. It is predicted it will facilitate transformative change for New Zealanders and New Zealand business.
Radio Spectrum Management has prepared a consultation document addressing the possible 5G spectrum bands and their future allocation. It also asks for feedback on any other barriers to the roll out of 5G in New Zealand.
Interested parties are invited to comment on the questions raised by the consultation document and other matters related 5G in New Zealand.
Submissions are due by Monday 30 April 2018