Welcome to 5G Facts

The best place for you to learn about 5G mobile technology.

About this Site

We know many New Zealanders are confused or unsure about 5G and what it may mean for them. That’s perhaps not surprising given there’s so much varying and confusing information out there. There are lots of claims made about 5G and it’s often hard to separate fact from fiction.

So, rather than relying on what you may read on the Internet or social media, we’ve made this website as a “one-stop shop” where you can get basic information and easily link to reputable expert sources.

Click here to download 5G information sheet.

5G Basics

5G simply stands for “fifth generation” and is the latest evolution of mobile technology – following 1G, 2G, 3G and 4G.

5G and Radio Waves

All cellular mobile networks operate via radio waves, using frequency bands within the radio spectrum.

5G and Health

New Zealand’s mobile networks are fully compliant with international and national safety guidelines that are based on decades of scientific research.

What the Experts Say

We strongly encourage you to use respected sources of information from science and health experts.