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Current projects

Radio Spectrum Management undertakes a range of projects aimed at promoting efficient and economic growth-supporting uses of the radio spectrum.

IoT Testbed

This consultation invites interested parties to comment on the proposed new rules for the IoT testbed.

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Adding new usages to General User Radio Licence: Short Range Devices in frequencies below 30 MHz – Technical consultation

Increased use in portable electrical appliances and mobile devices has driven interest in wireless charging. RSM has released a consultation document that would allow wireless power transmission and inductive loop systems below the 30 MHz frequency range to be used under the GURL SRD.

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Preparing for 5G in New Zealand

5G is the next generation of mobile communication technology. It is anticipated to significantly improve data speed and capacity for conventional mobile and fixed wireless broadband networks as well as providing opportunities for new emerging markets.

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Renewal of Management Rights in 1800 MHz & 2100 MHz bands

Management rights in the 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands expire on 31 March 2021. These bands are currently used by New Zealand’s mobile network operators (MNOs) to provide 3G and 4G services.

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Call for Expressions of Interest in commercial FM sound broadcasting licences

RSM invites interested parties to apply for licences for commercial FM sound broadcasting. This follows a Ministerial directive after Auction 13. To apply for licences, you need to use an Approved Radio Engineer.

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Review of options for 174-230 MHz

The spectrum between 174–230 MHz (known as ‘Band III’) has been unallocated following the switch from analogue to digital television broadcasting in 2013.

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Review of the Radiocommunications Act 1989

A review of the Radiocommunications Act 1989 that was signalled in the ‘Radio Spectrum Five Year Outlook 2012 – 2016’.

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Last updated 1 November 2018