Digital microwave radio new 56 MHz and 28 MHz channels available

Issue 34 – December 2011

The Ministry of Economic Development (MED) has made available 56 MHz channels for licensing fixed services in the V, U, X and 38 GHz bands, as well as new 28 MHz channels in the V band. MED has also introduced an alternative 28 MHz channel plan in the U band.

This initiative follows public consultation in August to September 2011 to address industry demand for higher capacity digital microwave links to deliver faster backhaul and data speeds.

Summarised from the Ministry of Economic Development's Radio Spectrum Business Update, December 2011.

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