TELUS confirms it supports HD voice on its mobile network in Canada


A spokesperson for TELUS has confirmed the Canadian mobile network provider supports HD voice on its HSPA+ network nationwide.  An official in-service data has not been given.

TELUS supports HD voice on a number of devices, including the newly released iPhone 5 and the Nokia Lumia 800.  More HD voice capable devices will (of […]

Rogers, Fido roll out HD voice in Canada


Rogers, the largest wireless carrier in Canada quietly launched service last week, reports Mobile Syrup, along with its Fido Solutions subsidiary.   The carrier joins Bell Canada and WIND Mobile in operational networks. Telus is expected to announce service in the near future and has said it will support HD voice on the the iPhone […]

Rogers launches LTE network in Newfoundland, adds LTE Windows phone, HTC One X


Up in the Great White North, Rogers Communication has announced it has expanded its LTE network to St. John’s.  The company now covers Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver with coverage to 11 million Canadians.  Rogers expects to expand its LTE network to more than 25 cities in 2012.

In addition, Rogers added the Nokia […]

Globe and Mail covers mobile HD voice in Canada


The Globe and Mail newspaper recently published a piece on Canadian wireless carriers deploying HD voice.  It’s an interesting piece for several reasons – including the fact that Google’s search engine didn’t highlight it.

“With HD voice wireless firms dial up call quality,” published on February 10, does a discussion on mobile services vs. […]

Heard at IT EXPO East 2012 – Canadian phone companies hurry to eNum registry


Miami, FL – Canadian phone companies are taking efforts to interop very seriously after a January 19 regulatory ruling. The service providers are engaging in discussions on how to set up a national eNum registry as quickly as possible.

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) wants phone companies “to rapidly adopt Internet Protocol […]

HD voice rolls out to two more carriers in Canada: Bell and Virgin Mobile


Thanks to MobileSyrup ( for breaking the news, eh?

Bell (Canada) and Virgin Mobile have both launched HD voice this week in the Great White North, joining WIND.  Both launches are on HSPA+ networks.

On Bell’s website, there’s a Q&A page buried in the support section. Currently, both callers must be within Bell […]

WIND Mobile adds Nokia C7 to lineup, eh?

Tweet ( reports WIND Mobile is adding the Nokia C7 smartphone to its lineup, with sales to start Friday, March 18th.   This is the company’s second HD voice phone added to its lineup.

The new phone is likely to be more popular than the first HD voice phone the company supported, the Alcatel Tribe. […]

Mobile HD voice coming to Canada via WIND Mobile and Huawei


WIND Mobile ( of Canada is rolling out AMR-WB – yes, mobile HD voice service – to its customers across Canada.  Sitting at the core of WIND’s Canadian network is Huawei (

This is the first announced deployment of AMR-WB in the Americas and also the first credited mobile HD voice deployment for Huawei.  […]