Radio Spectrum Management undertakes a range of projects aimed at promoting efficient and economic growth-supporting uses of the radio spectrum.
RSM is currently consulting with the incumbents on a number of generic options for the renewal of the Management Rights in the 1800 and 2100 MHz bands.
VHF Band III between 174–230 MHz is currently unallocated due to the end of analogue television broadcasting. We are seeking views from industry and individuals on potential future uses for this spectrum.
RSM sought feedback on the proposed changes to the licence fee framework and individual submissions are available.
The last ITU World Radio Conference made changes to the International Radio Regulations in regards to the allocation of VHF frequencies for maritime use. These changes, will provide more radio spectrum for AIS and VDES signals. Go to retune.co.nz for further details.
A review of the Radiocommunications Act 1989 that was signalled in the ‘Radio Spectrum Five Year Outlook 2012 – 2016’.
Cabinet has decided that the lower part of the digital terrestrial television band (510-606 MHz) can return to normal licencing arrangements. A moratorium on licence changes had been in place during the digital switch-over.
RSM has announced decisions relating to the use of TDD equipment in 3.5 GHz band.
Information on round four of the allocation of spectrum at 3.5 GHz for broadband wireless access.