Aotearoa New Zealand

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code


M49 Code




ITU Member


ITU-R Region


Aotearoa New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses - the North Island, and the South Island, and around 600 smaller islands.

Aotearoa New Zealand is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-3. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), and the Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.


The major stock exchanges in this country include;

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 3 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: Active
4G: Active
5G: Build-Out
IoT: Active, Active
IoT Technology: NB-IoT (LTE Cat-NB1), eMTC (LTE Cat-M1)
3G: Active
4G: Active
5G: Active
IoT: Active, Active
IoT Technology: LoRa, eMTC (LTE Cat-M1)
3G: N/A
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A