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24 – 30 GHz use in New Zealand
The submission deadline has been extended to 10th June 2021 to give our stakeholders more time to respond.
Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) is considering the best value use of radio spectrum from 24 - 30 GHz. This consultation proposes new uses of spectrum between 24.25 GHz and 30 GHz. This frequency range encompasses the “26 GHz” and “28 GHz” bands.
RSM has analysed the technologies and applications in use, or proposed for use, in the 24 - 30 GHz frequency band. Given the emerging equipment eco-system and global harmonisation trends, we propose the 26 GHz band primarily for International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) use. This use includes enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), fixed wireless access (FWA) and industry verticals. For 28 GHz, we propose sharing between IMT, fixed satellite services (FSS) and earth stations in motion (ESIM).
We have also considered the technical requirements for the radio services using these bands. The technical requirements include unwanted emission limits, network synchronisation options and sharing methods.
This consultation seeks to gather views from stakeholders on our proposals. We are interested in understanding the use cases and gaining feedback on licensing options and technical parameters that will determine how the band is planned.
24 - 30 GHz use in New Zealand discussion document [PDF, 1.2 MB]
Submissions closed at 5pm on Thursday, 10th June 2021.
Twenty-four submissions were received:
- Apple Inc. [PDF, 59 KB]
- Astro Digital NZ [PDF, 147 KB]
- BAINZ Consulting [PDF, 916 KB]
- Cambium Networks [PDF, 89 KB]
- Chorus [PDF, 248 KB]
- Cisco Systems, Inc. [PDF, 1.1 MB]
- Dense Air [PDF, 277 KB]
- Ericsson [PDF, 222 KB]
- Global Satellite Coalition [PDF, 7.8 MB]
- Great South [PDF, 567 KB]
- Global mobile Suppliers Association [PDF, 409 KB]
- INMARSAT [PDF, 444 KB]
- Nokia [PDF, 989 KB]
- Optus [PDF, 196 KB]
- Planet Lab Inc. [PDF, 236 KB]
- Qualcomm Incorporated [PDF, 990 KB]
- Samsung [PDF, 363 KB]
- SpaceX [PDF, 589 KB]
- SPARK [PDF, 374 KB]
- Telesat [PDF, 262 KB]
- Two Degrees [PDF, 274 KB]
- Viasat [PDF, 635 KB]
- Vodafone [PDF, 132 KB]
- WISPANZ [PDF, 384 KB]