DSP Group claims customer win with Turkcell SuperOnLine & Huawei


DSP Group’s CAT-iq chipset can be found in Turkcell SuperOnLine’s latest service offering in Turkey.  The Huawei HG253 Fiber home gateway and Swissvoice IH250 handset combine in the offering both use DSP Group silicon.

HD voice and VoIP services provided by the Huawei HG253 home fiber gateway, including CAT-iq 2.0, use DSP Group’s XceedR […]

IntegrIT wideband acoustic cancellation tech now on Tensilica DSP


Tensilica (www.tensilicia.com) has incorporated IntegrIT’s AEC WB (acoustic echo cancellation, wideband) technology into its HiFi Audio/Video DSP. 

The IntegrIT AEC WB codec provides “off-the-shelf” speech enhancement to provide HD voice to mobile platforms, providing echo cancellation even in loud environments with poor speakers and microphones.  The company’s offering includes a simple integration API, […]

Editorial: FCC enables cellular roaming; what could they do for SIP peering?


Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to require wireless data roaming deals between competitors.

The Order to require facilities-based providers of commercial mobile data services to offer data roaming arrangements to other providers “on commercially reasonable terms and conditions” passed by a 3-2 vote on party lines, with Democratic commissioners and FCC Chairman […]

Sony Ericsson delivers 2 GreenHeart “HD Voice ready” cell phones


Thanks to Claude Gravel of VoiceAge for the heads up

Sony Ericsson announced two new cell phones yesterday with “HD Voice Ready” among the many many features available.  The GreenHeart(tm) Elm and Hazel phones are being billed as “green” choices with recycled plastics, free from hazardous chemicals, a low-power using charger, and minimized packaging.


Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel talks HD Voice


The local paper in Milwaukee wrote about the coming of HD voice to town, available here–


“High-definition cellphone service coming to Wisconsin,” discusses the arrive of AT&T’s VoLTE service, why it is better than standard definition, and the problems HD Voice News sees in interoperability between carrier HD networks.

New York Times piece on mobile HD voice and call quality


The New York Times published a piece on HD voice coming to the U.S. market via Sprint and T-Mobile.

“With HD Voice, Better Call Quality Is Coming. Text Your Friends” does a good job of capturing the painful history of cellular carriers delivering HD voice in the U.S.

The two most revealing […]

Editorial: From HD voice to Smart Calling


Since this venture fired up back in 2009, the world has (slowly, painfully) started to move away from narrowband and into better voice quality.

It will take (painfully, still) longer before the mobile world has adopted HD voice as its de facto standard, with delays to Voice over LTE (VoLTE) continuing to pop […]

NXP Software and ZTE announce LifeVibes/Qualcomm phone deal


NXP Software has announced ZTE will incorporate LifeVibes VoiceExperience software into its Qualcomm-based phones.  The agreement comes as a part of both company’s participation in Qualcomm’s Hexagon Access Program.

LifeVibes VoiceExperience delivers HD Voice “quality of speech” along with noise suppression, echo cancellation and “ensures intelligibility” in noisy environments.  ZTE says use of VoiceExperience […]

Zenitel U.S. announces HD voice intercom module


Zenitel (www.zenitel.com) has introduced the TKIS-2 Intercom Module Kit, a SIP intercom device that supports HD voice.

From an HD voice standpoint, the device supports G.722 and is designed for indoor and outdoor applications, with suggested uses including a parking communications solution for vehicle entry, exit gates, pay-on-foot machines and emergency help points in […]

Puerto Rico hears some HD voice


Some T-Mobile customers in Puerto Rico are apparently making HD voice calls, according to a July 18, 2013 piece in Esmandau.com.

The piece offers a tutorial on the different types of cellular technology supporting HD voice and the headaches involved in actually getting a call to go through.

Author Joshua Merced says […]