Guidance for wireless internet service providers (WISPs)

Find out the rules for operating wifi devices in the 5GHz band in New Zealand.

Guidance on the use of 5 GHz devices

In New Zealand, wifi licensing allows for any person to operate devices in certain parts of the 5 GHz spectrum.

The guide sets out the wifi channels you can and can’t use, and the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) wifi channel numbers that are available.

Guidance on the use of 5 GHz devices [PDF, 669 KB]

Related pages

General User Radio Licence for Short Range Devices

General User Radio Licence for Fixed Radio Link Devices