This paper summarizes results from a survey of the New Zealand mobile market by Venture Insights in October 2018. The survey identified a strong consumer interest in and awareness of 5G, with mobile video a strong driver. Fixed wireless broadband service was also strongly supported, and Ultra-Fast Broadband fixed service is likely to be a strong competitor to fixed wireless broadband.
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Spectrum freed by free-to-air television digitisation and the switch-off of analogue TV, is allocated to accommodate the soaring growth in mobiles.
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7th December 2015
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