Mobile operators expanding their voice over LTE services (VoLTE) in 2015 want to make sure it’s not a replay of the massive LTE data outages that plagued the industry from 2011 to 2014.
AT&T last week held a conference call with the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau to...
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Let’s break down the POPs, VoLTE coverage and other major network progressions for the Tier 1 carriers.
In a blog on the topic, AT&T SVP of Technolgy and Operations John Donovan said that AT&T's internal testing shows the VoLTE network performance is...
In a post on the carrier's website, Verizon said that "in the coming weeks, Verizon Wireless customers can begin to see what Advanced Calling 1.0 -- HD Voice and Video Calling -- can mean to their wireless experience when tightly integrated with their 4G LTE smartphones."
Mobile user expectations are at an all-time high. With VoLTE, operators can leverage investments in 4G to differentiate on quality – protecting voice revenues from the threat of OTT while launching compelling new offerings. With VoLTE posing unique new challenges, new best practices are emerging for maintaining actionable insight as the network scales.
T-Mobile has sent out the invitations for its Un-carrier 5.0 announcement June 18. The event in Los Angeles comes with few details; just a tagline reading “We don’t play it safe and sound.” Considering T-Mobile’s recent VoLTE launch in Seattle and using “sound” as a clue, the upcoming announcement may have something to do with the HD Voice-enabling technology.
T-Mobile today launched Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) service in Seattle, deployed using an LTE-Advanced function called Enhanced Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (eSRVCC). T-Mobile subscribers in Seattle using an LG G Flex, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Light will be able to use the service right away via an over-the-air update.
HD Voice will initially be available on the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, which according to AT&T will be "coming soon." Additional devices are slated for market in the near future. AT&T says bringing the feature to the S4 Mini was the result of a collaboration with Samsung.
The opportunity for mobile operators to capture enterprise customers and revenues is tangible; and while consumer services should always be a core offering, mobile operators should remain enterprise-focused as its VoLTE strategy is developed and executed.
Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) announced the completion of a VoLTE test on China Mobile’s TD-LTE network. NSN performed a live VoLTE call and ran through multiple test cases on a pre-commercial network in Fuzhou. NSN deployed its enhanced Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (eSRVCC) solution during the testing process.
Sprint has selected BroadSoft’s BroadWorks platform to enhance VoIP services made available by Sprint to both its consumer and business customers. BroadWorks, which is IR.92 and IR.94 compliant, is architected to integrate with 2G, 3G, and 4G IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)-based networks.