T-Mobile One Plus with Unlimited LTE Tethering and HD Video Streaming Announced

Rajesh Pandey, iPhoneHacks, 8/29/16 Less than a couple of weeks after T-Mobile announced T-Mobile One with unlimited data and voice with a lot of hidden conditions, the carrier has unveiled a new plan: T-Mobile One Plus. The release of T-Mobile One led the carrier to face a lot of criticism since it was only providing […]

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Posted on August 29, 2016 at 9:56 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Verizon, AT&T miss initial VoLTE interoperability target, promise it will happen this year

Sue Marek, FierceWireless, 3/2/16 A top Verizon  executive said that the company’s VoLTE interoperability testing with competitor AT&T Mobility is going well and that the company expects VoLTE interoperability with AT&T to be commercially available this year. The companies had previously said interoperability would be available by the end of last year. Speaking at the FierceWireless luncheon […]

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Posted on March 2, 2016 at 9:05 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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AT&T completes its first LTE calls with another carrier

Jon Fingas, Engadget, 12/31/15 Voice over LTE is about to become meaningful. You can already get high-quality LTE phone calls on multiple US carriers, but they’re not all that practical when they only work between customers from the same carrier. They’re on the cusp of hitting the mainstream, though: AT&T has quietly revealed that, as […]

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Posted on December 31, 2015 at 8:57 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GSA: VoLTE deployments reach 40 worldwide

Anne Morris, Fierce Wireless, 12/18/15 The number of voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) deployments has reached 40 worldwide, as mobile operators continue to focus on improving the quality of voice services by offering high-definition (HD) voice on 2G/3G and 4G networks. According to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), the total number of HD voice deployments including VoLTE […]

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Posted on December 18, 2015 at 8:48 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Study: Wi-Fi calling a ‘must have’ for global networks

Nicole Blanchard, FierceWireless, 10/7/15 Wi-Fi calling is now a “must have” service for wireless carriers, according to a new report released by Strategy Analytics. The report predicts rapid growth in the technology in the fourth quarter of 2015. While “the U.K. and Hong Kong have gotten to a point where [Wi-Fi calling] is the standard […]

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Posted on October 7, 2015 at 6:26 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GSA: VoLTE launches reach 16 as operators embrace HD voice benefits

Anne Morris, FierceWireless, 4/13/15 Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and LTE Advanced (LTE-A) are among the hottest mobile network trends right now for operators, and deployments are rising across the globe. According to the latest update from the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) on LTE, mobile operators are increasingly embracing the benefits brought by VoLTE such […]

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Posted on April 13, 2015 at 8:59 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The latest version of Android could keep your data safe on public WiFi

Chris Velazco, Engadget, 3/16/15 Android 5.1 has been available to Nexus devices for a little while now, and it looks like one of its neatest features – sorry HD Voice and Device Protection – isn’t quite ready for public consumption yet. Thanks to a little bit of sleuthing by Pocketables editor-in-chief John Freml, it looks […]

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Posted on March 16, 2015 at 8:58 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Android 5.1 arrives with HD calling and safeguards for stolen phones

Jon Fingas, Engadget, 3/10/15 After weeks of teasing, it’s here: Google has officially unveiled Android 5.1 Lollipop. The new release focuses on support for features that usually depend on extra software to work, such as multiple SIM cards (handy for prepaid service in countries like China and India) and higher-quality HD voice calls on networks […]

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Posted on March 10, 2015 at 9:18 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Simultaneous Voice/Data, HD Voice Now Available to Verizon iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Users

MacRumors, 9/22/14 Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are reporting that the VoLTE service is now functional, allowing Verizon iPhone […]

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Posted on September 22, 2014 at 8:09 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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T-Mobile will give you a customized router for better Wi-Fi calling

Kif Leswing, GigaOM, 9/11/14 T-Mobile will start providing a customized Wi-Fi router to subscribers that prioritizes voice calls over other packets. The device, called the T-Mobile Personal CellSpot, will require a $25 deposit and can work alongside an existing household router. The announcement was made at a T-Mobile Uncarrier event in San Francisco on Wednesday, where the […]

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Posted on September 11, 2014 at 6:38 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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