Swedish-based Doro and MTS(?) announced HD voice moves this week. This is Doro’s first HD voice announcement while MTS added Belarus to its list of Russian-speaking countries.
Doro is a handset manufacturer targeting senior citizens. Two 3G clamshell feature phones—the Doro PhoneEasy 621 and PhoneEasy 622 — now support HD voice in all [...]
The Global mobile Supplier Association (GSA) latest update confirms commercial launched LTE services in 83 countries within the past 12 months.
All total, 474 operators in 138 countries are investing in LTE networks around the world, with a breakdown of 421 “firm operator commitments” to build networks in 128 countries, 53 additional countries [...]
Reliance Jio has obtained approval for VoLTE service on its 4G network, according to a report in Crazy Engineers.
Testing of LTE service is currently taking place with a limited number of uses spread across Mumbai,Jamnagar and Delhi, with service expected to be first launched in Assam. No indications on when VoLTE service would [...]
TDC, the leading telecommunications company in Denmark, has renewed an outsourcing agreement with iBasis, with an “explore” clause for mobile services including HD voice.
Terms of the three year agreement make iBasis the primary provider of international voice services and preferred provider for terminating voice services with the Nordic countries for TDC. In addition, [...]
Telenor has rolled out HD voice in its Serbia subsidiary. Telenor Srbija now provides HD voice across both GSM and 3G networks free of charge in its “Smart Network.”
The announcement came in a September 16 press release on Telenor’s website. Phones listed in Telenor’s portfolio supporting HD voice include the HTC Desire X, [...]
Doctor Doom now has HD voice. OK, there’s no Doctor Doom, but Bite Latvia has introduced HD voice in the country, joining a rollout a few weeks ago in Lithuania a few weeks ago.
Bite Latvia, part of the BITĖ Group, is Latvia’s third largest mobile operator with a market share of 18 percent [...]
First, Lithuania, now Ukraine. Will Latvia be next? Ukraine carrier Kyivstar is the first in the country to deliver HD voice.
Kyivstar currently offers the service in the Kiev region, Crimea, Chernovsy and “some areas of Kiev,” according to a translated press release.
The introduction of HD voice into Ukraine only foreshadows the [...]
Lithuania now has HD voice service through Bitė Lietuva.
Coverage is throughout Bitė’s 3G network within the country. Other details were unavailable.
The announcement should taken as an indicator that nearly all countries in Europe are on the path to having HD voice service available through one or more carriers. Now the question [...]
Vodafone has switched on HD voice on its entire UMTS network in Germany, according to a report in AreaMobile.
Confirmation comes from a Vodafone spokesperson, with the service available since July 1 and now running “stable” today.
Vodafone lists 46 HD voice-enabled devices, including the Apple iPhone 5;Blackberry Q10 and Z10; several models [...]
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 [...]