Faafoi seeks enduring iwi framework from 5G spectrum talks

Faafoi seeks enduring iwi framework from 5G spectrum talks
Paul McBeth
By Paul McBeth June 27 (BusinessDesk) -  Communications Minister Kris Faafoi wants a framework for iwi radio spectrum allocations that will endure beyond the current discussions over 5G technology.  The minister said he's had positive conversations over Treaty of Waitangi issues and doesn't think they will slow the spectrum allocation process. The government is working towards holding the first auction of 3.5 gigahertz band spectrum next year, with the national rights available for use in November 2022.  Iwi are "of the mind that previ...

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