5G spectrum allocation on track for early 2020: Faafoi

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 01 Nov 2018

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Allocation of radio spectrum for the next generation of mobile telecommunications is still on track for early 2020 "if everything goes to plan," Communications Minister Kris Faafoi says. Telecommunications providers have been waiting anxiously since Faafoi replaced Clare Curran in the portfolio in September for signs that the 5G spectrum auction and allocation process would not be delayed by the change of ministers. Spark, in particular, wants to be able to offer 5G services by the end of 202...
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Rebecca Howard | Thu, 06 Aug 2020

The kiwi dollar continues to hold its own as the greenback is weighed down by poor US data while the domestic share market may take cheer from a lift on Wall Street after positive earnings reports. ...

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Billion dollar hotel developments on backburner until better times
Brent Melville | Thu, 06 Aug 2020

Plans for at least 25 major hotel developments, valued at $2 billion, are gathering dust pending decisions on when, or if, construction will commence in the wake of border closures. The two dozen o...

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