Editorial: An update


HD Voice News has been on a hiatus of sorts over the past 60 to 90 days due to a variety of factors. 

Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney will be at CTIA (I know they call it something else these days, but it is CTIA and in Vegas next month).  We expect to resume more […]

CTIA 2013: Spirent launches Nomad HD for VoLTE, HD voice


Las Vegas, NV – Spirent has launched Nomad HD, a call and voice quality measurement system. The new system provides voice quality analysis for HD voice and VoLTE services “on any device, across any network,” according to the press release.

Nomad HD incorporates Perceptual Objective Listening Quality Assessment (POLQA), the next generation voice testing […]

Meeting opportunities: GENBAND PERSPECTIVES 13 and CTIA


HD Voice News Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney will be at GENBAND’s PERSPECTIVES 13 event next week in Orlando and the (last) CTIA Wireless event next month in Las Vegas.

Companies interested in briefing at CTIA should be aware that “sooner” is better than “later” for setting up a meeting time, given the number of meeting […]

Editorial – Straw poll: Events for the next three months


What U.S. events should HD Voice News attend over the next three months?

Enterprise Connect (Late March, Orlando) CTIA  Wireless (May, New Orleans) The Cable Show  (May, Boston) Others

At this point, all three have some merits. 

Enterprise Connect can shed more light on the rapid shift from stand-alone PBXes to hosted services.  […]

Acme Packet lines up HD voice transcoding with AMR-WB, G.722 and EVRC-B


Acme Packet (www.acmepacket.com), the dominant name in the session border control (SBC) space has rolled out heavy-duty support for HD voice, including codec management functions and transcoding functions for its Net-Net family.  One big surprise is support for EVRC-B, a narrowband voice codec for the CDMA world.

The new set of capabilities, called HD […]

HD Voice-related events in March



“Part 1: The Year of HD”,” Tuesday, March 9 at 2 PM EST

TMC (www.tmcnet.com) is hosting, Dialogic (www.dialogic.com) is sponsoring and attendees will learn about the surging use of HD voice in North American and around the globe; Advantages of HD voice over a regular PSTN call and; How affordable HD voice […]