Vodafone NZ says it has a team investigating reports of interference to its mobile service in Alexandra with "high priority".

Spark supersizes fixed wireless broadband
Spark springs 5G surprise with rural wireless
Vodafone begins testing at first South Island 5G site

A Geekzone thread quotes multiple complaints from a local Facebook page - and also notes that Spark has just kicked off a 5G fixed wireless trial in the Central Otago town.

That, in turn, sparked comparisons with Telecom's "XT" 3G launch in 2009, when Vodafone took Spark's predecessor to the High Court on the verge