Archived projects & auctions
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Background on the consultation process undertaken on changing the minimum field strengths used by the Radio Spectrum Management compliance team when investigating interference complaints.
Details of the 2010 review of non-cellular usage in the 806 – 960 MHz band including the summary of changes and the consultation that took place.
Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) are a group of new technologies designed to improve road safety and support the more efficient use of transport infrastructure.
Information on the VHF Band I Short Range Devices at 49 MHz consultation undertaken in April 2014.
With analogue television switched off in 2013, the VHF broadcasting bands have become unused. Radio Spectrum Management is keeping a watching brief on international developments in the use of this spectrum for other radiocommunication services.
Information on the implementation projects relating to the renewal of management rights and spectrum licences.
All the reviews that have taken place of the 3G/2.1 GHz spectrum caps/acquisition limits since 2004.
The Radio Spectrum Five Year Outlook was developed to deliver clarity to our stakeholders by outlining Radio Spectrum Management’s (RSM's) work programme over the period 2012 to 2016.
A summary of the changes that occurred and submissions received relating to the opening of new 56 MHz channels in V, U, X and 38 GHz fixed service bands by Radio Spectrum Management in 2011.
Details of the 2009 consultation that took place on Digital land mobile radio in VHF and UHF bands
This page is a record of the first allocation of licences in the Managed Spectrum Park (MSP).
Information on Auction 11 comprising the sale of commercial FM broadcasting licences which was held in Wellington in March 2009. All of the 25 lots included in the auction were sold.
The re-auction of a local commercial FM licence with Christchurch coverage that was held on Thursday 30 October 2008.
Auction 10, Additional television, AM and FM broadcasting licences was conducted on Thursday 22 May 2008.
The online auction of Management rights for cellular at 2.3 & 2.5 GHz (Auction 9) was successfully concluded on Tuesday, 18 December 2007.
Revised licensing policies for VHF FM sound broadcasting following a discussion paper issued by government and Cabinet decisions made in October 2006 to come into effect from December 2006.
Results of Auction 8 for allocation of 3.5GHz local area licences, rounds 1, 2 & 3 over the period 2006 to 2010. Note that round three was not an auction.
Information on Auction 7, conducted on 8 October 2004, which comprised of three spectrum licences suitable for VHF-FM broadcasting in the Waihi area.
(ARCHIVED) Licences for AM and FM sound broadcasting and for VHF and UHF television (Auction 6) – November 2003
Auction 6 was for additional television, AM and FM broadcasting licences. The auction commenced on 18 November 2003.
Information on the three bids received for the management right lot 1785MHz - 1805MHz in December 2002/January 2003.
(ARCHIVED) Management rights for cellular (900 MHz), Wireless Local Loop (3.5 GHz) and telecommunication purposes (1.7 GHz and 24 GHz) (Auction 5) - July 2002
Information on Auction 5, which was for management rights for cellular (900 MHz), Wireless Local Loop (3.5 GHz) and telecommunication purposes (1.7 GHz and 24 GHz). This auction was held in 2002.
(ARCHIVED) Management rights between 1.71 GHz and 2.3 GHz, and licences for fixed links in these management rights (Auction 3) – July 2000
Information on 41 management rights and 995 spectrum licences for fixed links within these management rights which were auctioned off in July 2000.
(ARCHIVED) Licences for AM and FM sound broadcasting and for VHF and UHF television (Auction 4) – November 1998
Information on the lots offered and bids made in Auction 4 for spectrum licences for broadcasting services in the AM and FM sound broadcasting bands and the VHF and UHF television broadcasting bands.
(ARCHIVED) Management rights at 26 GHz, licences for VHF and UHF television and licences for FM sound broadcasting (Auction 2) – January 1998
Information on Auction 2, held in January 1998 and comprising Management rights at 26GHz for LMDS use, VHF and UHF spectrum licences for television broadcasting and spectrum licences for FM sound broadcasting.
(ARCHIVED) Licences for AM and FM sound broadcasting and for VHF and UHF television (Auction 1) – September 1996
The final results on Auction 1 that sold licences for AM and FM sound broadcasting and for VHF and UHF television in September 1996.