GSMA issuing v1.1 update to HD voice logo specifications to include CDMA, CAT-iq handsets


GSMA is expected to publish its v1.1 standards for HD voice logo usage—and by extension, technical standards defining what HD voice is when the logo is used – to include the CDMA wireless implementation and the wired world through adopting/partnering with the CAT-iq world.

A more detailed discussion will have to wait since HD […]

Overhype on Sprint’s (limited) HD voice rollout by end of 2012


Sprint announced it would launch HD voice service by the end of 2012 with the rollout of the HTC EVO 4G LTE in May.  Now PhoneScoop says Sprint will be launching HD voice by the end of the year in August and suddenly it’s #Spamtag worthy on Twitter.

Techbuffalo rewrites the PhoneSpoop “story,”  […]

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 […]

At HD voice arriving on CDMA this year


HD Voice News Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney writes about Qualcomm saying HD voice will appear on CDMA networks this year on different carriers around the world, with at least one carrier announcing service by the end of 2012.

The full piece can be found at–

Qualcomm says EVRC-NW and 1X Advanced is being […]

ZTE talks HD voice with CDMA2000 testing


From EE Times Asia, ZTE says it has finished CDMA2000 1x IOT testing in partnership with Qualcomm.  A CDMA2000 1x Advanced network will “quadruple voice capacity” while ensuring “excellent HD voice quality,” according to the release.

The announcement would suggest that HD voice might be making its way to CDMA networks at some […]

Ericsson demos HD voice on CDMA–but will it sell?


Today, Ericsson ( announced a successful demonstration of a an HD voice call CDMA using the EVRC-NW (Enhanced Variable Rate Codec-Narrowband-Wideband) codec in a lab environment using Ericsson CDMA gear, claiming a technical first for the CDMA industry. It’s an interesting release since Qualcomm been demoing HD voice for year and the Ericsson release […]