Deutsche Telekom adds broadband HD voice with Speedphone 700, iPhone SIP client

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Deutsche Telekom (DT) this week has officially rolled out an Android DECT phone with native G.722 support, plus there’s an iPhone G.722 SIP client for in-home WiFi use.  It’s the latest move by DT to expand its HD voice support in the consumer world.

The Speedphone 700 is an Android-based home phone with […]

Does/Will Deutsche Telekom support HD voice on broadband?

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Two vendors supplying hardware to Deutsche Telekom (DT)have touted their support for HD voice over CAT-iq, but it isn’t clear if DT is formally supporting HD voice via broadband.

Today’s announcement from DSP Group and a May announcement by Lantiq touting CAT-iq 2.0  means the company is deploying HD voice-capable equipment, but there […]

Orange plans to roll broadband HD voice service in Spain

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Orange Spain “will soon launch HD voice on fixed telephony,” according to a post by a product manager left on a LinkedIn site created by HD Voice News in support of a January 2010 event.

Details have been requested via the LinkedIn site.

TranSwitch licenses AMR-WB for wireline silicon implementation

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Telecommunications fabless semiconductor company TranSwitch (www.transwitch.com) has licensed AMR-WB from VoiceAge (www.voiceage.com), marking a push to move AMR-WB beyond the cellular world into more wireline gear.

TranSwitch makes a range of system on a chip (SoC) solutions combining embedded DSPs and software suites.  The company will incorporate AMR-WB into its Entropia  infrastructure product line […]

HD wireless to wireline – The other transcoding headache

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Going through the tweets and notes of last week’s HD Communications Summit / HD Comm ’09, there’s another reason why transcoding isn’t the best solution to moving between AMR-WB and G.722 — added latency.

While transcoding processes may be very fast, the process is not a non-zero one and adds some amount of latency […]