technology

Watch: Vodafone likes 5G and is big on TV.

*Watch the full interview in the video player above*

In the second instalment of a three-part series, Vodafone NZ’s chief executive Jason Paris sits down with Newsroom Pro's Bernard Hickey to discuss the advantages of 5G. Part one available here

5G gets mentioned a lot in media coverage of Huawei’s battles with the United States and other Five Eyes countries, including New Zealand.

Huawei, the world leader in 5G technology has become the lightning rod in a trade war between the US and China.

It’s banned from building 5G networks in the US over fears Chinese spies could get access through a “back door” and disrupt vital infrastructure.

But what is 5G and why are telcos keen to roll out the new technology?

In part two of a three part interview with Newsroom’s Bernard Hickey, Vodafone NZ CEO Jason Paris discusses the advantages of 5G.

He also outlines his company’s plans to be a “one stop shop” for video in Kiwi homes with a new version of Vodafone TV.

Vodafone is a foundation sponsor of Newsroom.co.nz

*Watch the full interview in the video player above*

Watch part one: Vodafone’s new era with new owners

Newsroom is powered by the generosity of readers like you, who support our mission to produce fearless, independent and provocative journalism.

Become a Supporter

Comments

Newsroom does not allow comments directly on this website. We invite all readers who wish to discuss a story or leave a comment to visit us on Twitter or Facebook. We also welcome your news tips and feedback via email: contact@newsroom.co.nz. Thank you.

PARTNERS