In association with

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

*Watch the full interview in the video player above*

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

Help us create a sustainable future for independent local journalism

As New Zealand moves from crisis to recovery mode the need to support local industry has been brought into sharp relief.

As our journalists work to ask the hard questions about our recovery, we also look to you, our readers for support. Reader donations are critical to what we do. If you can help us, please click the button to ensure we can continue to provide quality independent journalism you can trust.

With thanks to our partners