5G is ready to transform the way we do business.
With Vodafone 5G, your business can benefit from future tech, today.
Vodafone is New Zealand’s 5G mobile network leader, offering 5G mobile services in more places, and covering more Kiwis than any other provider. With Vodafone, you can get the newest mobile technology in parts of Auckland, Tauranga, Whanganui, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown, plus a growing number of towns.
Our latest 5G upgrades in the Manawatū region show Vodafone is the leading mobile provider in Manawatū for voice calls and data performance, according to independent testing conducted by global leader umlaut in August 2021.
Open up to the possibilities of the 5G network which has the potential to enhance, augment or even reshape your business.
From agriculture to manufacturing, transport to smart cities. 5G is opening up a world of opportunities that will transform New Zealand businesses. Take a look at how Vodafone has worked with businesses locally, and globally to see the types of innovations and opportunities 5G can offer.
5G innovation on show at Vodafone's 5G Lab
The 5G Business Lab at Vodafone InnoV8 Christchurch demonstrates the opportunities 5G can offer business.
Discover how 5G has the potential to deliver exciting benefits to businesses and individuals across NZ in healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture, as well as in our communities.
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Frequently asked questions
Why has the date for the 5G add-on changed from 1 July 2020 to 1 July 2022?
How can I access 5G?
How much will I pay for 5G?
Why is there a charge for 5G?
Is 5G for me?
How can I tell if my plan is 5G ready?
You can also check if your plan if 4G capable by looking in the notification bar (usually on the top section of your screen). If you can see “4G”, it means your plan is 4G capable and therefore 5G ready.
What’s the difference between a 5G ready plan and having 5G access?
How much data will I use on 5G? Do I need to be on a plan with unlimited data?
Will 5G work on my current phone?
What 5G phones are available with the launch of 5G?
Will Vodafone be selling any Apple or Huawei 5G phones at the launch of 5G?
I live outside of the areas where 5G will be available at launch, should I buy a 5G phone now?
We cannot guarantee dates of when 5G will be rolled out to specific areas, but will continually provide updates on the 5G roll out.
Can I use a 5G phone that was bought outside of New Zealand or parallel imported, to access Vodafone NZ’s 5G network?
When will 5G start to roll out around New Zealand?
Which areas will get 5G first?
When will I be able to get 5G in my area?
Our goal is to bring 5G coverage to 90% of New Zealanders within 3 to 5 years.
We will continue to provide updates on our 5G roll out as we progress.
How fast is 5G?
What does latency mean, and why does 5G reduce latency?
What about 4G?
Is this really 5G – or more like 4.5G or 4.9G?
We’re launching 5G in the most popular global spectrum band (3.5GHz). This technology will form the foundation upon which we will build our 5G network through 2020 and beyond – and has been tested in live international networks including Vodafone Italy (which launched 5G in June).
Due to mobility management and 4G/5G carrier aggregation features, our customers will move seamlessly between networks.
Can I use 5G when I am roaming overseas?
When roaming overseas, you will able to use 4G just as you do now.
Will the 5G network support eSIM capability?
If you want to stay up to date on our eSIM launch, you can register your interest here.
Is 5G safe to use?
What is the difference between 5G mobile and fixed wireless broadband?
From December 2019, New Zealanders will be able to buy 5G enabled phones using the Vodafone 5G mobile network.
In 2021, we expect to offer a fixed wireless solution which means we can offer broadband to businesses and homes via a 5G router, as an alternative to cabled broadband access.
We recently demonstrated the potential of fixed wireless broadband as a trial at Wellington Airport