Leap/Cricket getting lots of CDMA 1X Advanced; will HD voice be there?


At CTIA’s show this week, Leap Wireless was underlining its commitment to CDMA 1X Advanced technology.  The company plans to have the HD voice-enabling tech in all of its new phones, with a bunch of 1X Advanced models coming out in the second half of 2012. But no word if it will use the […]

Sprint HD voice service coming from EVRC-NW–not LTE


Press reports out of the Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE event say the company will first deliver HD voice over its enhanced/advanced 3G network over CDMA 1X Advanced technology using Qualcomm’s EVRC-NW’s codec – not via LTE.  Ain’t that a kick in the pants?

Last year, Sprint indicated it would be upgrading its 3G […]

Sprint has two paths to HD voice–1X Advanced and LTE


Sprint is turning up the volume on its upcoming LTE rollout, dropping hints that the iPhone 5 will be an LTE device.  However, the company also has a CDMA HD voice play as it upgrades its 3G network using Qualcomm chips and the 1X Advanced standard.

The path to HD voice through LTE is […]