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 […]

At TMCNet.com: 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 […]

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


Today, Ericsson (www.ericsson.com) 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 […]