AT&T is rolling out a software update this week to the HTC One M8 supporting HD voice, reports Android Police.
The update presumably adds support for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) as a part of the update to Android 4.4.4, along with other tweaks, including improved battery performance and enhancements to security and Bluetooth.
Last month, T-Mobile Netherlands announced the completion of HD voice across its 3G network, with service activated for both customers.
Back in May, the carrier said it was starting to test HD voice, but there are bits and pieces suggesting T-Mobile Netherlands were running tests of HD voice near the Hague as early [...]
While most recent hype has been on VoLTE deployments, Deutsche Telekom (DT) is backfilling HD voice service, adding support for AMR-WB on its GSM network this month.
DT has previously turned up HD voice on its 3G UMTS/HSPA-ish network. The carrier notes it is the first one in Germany to support HD on [...]
Updated at 1:45 PM ET with edits
Deutsche Telekom (DT) has officially confirmed it is transcoding HD voice between its 3G mobile network and its IP-based fixed line network in Germany. The company said it has been transcoding since October 9, 2014.
Transcoding between AMR-WB, the mobile world’s HD voice standard, and G.722 [...]
I have pair of articles on TMC discussing the latest progress of HD voice in the United States and around the globe.
For the U.S.–
HD voice has finally arrived on all four major U.S. wireless carriers. However, users should be aware of the different issues and potential problems with some carriers.
In yesterday’s launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company announced support for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) with the new hardware. Apple’s comparison chart between the 5 and 6 families indicates only the new phones will support VoLTE, so prepare to open your wallet.
With three out of four (AT&T, T-Mobile, [...]
MTN officially launched HD voice on its 3G network in August, according to Ventures Africa and other sources.
The service is only available on 3G at this time.
A brief in telecompaper says Telenor Demark has turned up HD voice across its 3G network after tests in North Jutland over the summer. Devices supported include the iPhone 5, 5S, 5C; HTC’s One, One X and One V; Samsung Galaxy S4 and S5, Nokia Lumina and various Sony Experia models.
KPN subsidiary iBasis this week announced an HD voice interconnection between Poland mobile operator P4 and KPN in the Netherlands. Subscribers of PLAY, the P4 mobile brand, and KPN mobile can now directly make end-to-end mobile HD voice to each other across their respective networks.
The two carriers use iBasis’s IPX service, Premium Voice [...]
On May 15, Hong Kong Telecom (HKT)announced the launch of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, marking the third VoLTE announcement within a week.
HKT is supporting the Samsung Note 3 for VoLTE customers. Huawei is featured as the core network vendor in the VoLTE rollout.