Why is Spark boss Simon Moutter campaigning so hard for 5G mobile networks to be live in time for the America's Cup in 2021? And for his own company's 5G (fifth-generation) mobile network to launch in July 1, 2020 - barely 18 months away.

Listening to Moutter talk, you'd think overseas visitors will laugh at us if there's no 5G by Cup time, and our economy in general will founder.

I'm exaggerating for effect, but only a little.


New Vodafone NZ boss Jason Paris has been measured on his company's next mobile network upgrade, saying his company loves the