Mobile HD voice in Croatia – and NOT Orange


Thanks to Gaurav Singla of Ericsson for providing the tip

Buried in a press release from Croatia (Original announcement of 9/22/10 here), Vipnet Communications is launching mobile HD voice services in Croatia in “early October,” with devices available in November (if we can trust Google Translate).

Needless to say, mobile HD is being delivered […]

Orange Switzerland offers a taste of mobile HD voice – commercial launch in 2011


Thanks to Gregory Roger for providing the tip

In November, Orange Switzerland will offer customers a test of HD voice at two locations.  A commercial launch of HD voice is “planned for 2011” says the official Orange release.

Orange says it is the first Swiss mobile telephony provider to invite customers to hear what […]

Metaswitch Forum: U.S. mobile HD voice being driven by over-the-top, 4G LTE


Orlando, FL – The path to mobile HD voice in the U.S. is becoming clearer, with commercial-grade over-the-top clients becoming available by the end of the year and the charge for voice over LTE to bring AMR-WB to North America handsets.

CounterPath ( will have G.722 support incorporated into its Bria Apple iPhone softphone […]

SFR Launches HD voice

Tweet is reporting that SFR has started up mobile HD voice service in France, joining Orange as the second mobile carrier offering AMR-WB in that country.

SFR ( had previously announced mobile HD voice trials over the summer.  SFR customers need to be in a 3G-served area to get HD voice and HD will […]

Orange officially launches mobile HD voice in the UK


It’s official: Orange ( has formally launched its mobile HD voice in the UK. And there’s a new phone manufacturer in the mobile HD voice mix as well.

Covered by BBC News and, there’s not a lot new, with a rehash of the trials that took place over the summer in the UK […]

Orange: 100% HD voice on its 3G+ network in France by the end of the summer


Thanks to Quentin Pagès for the tip

On its website, Orange says that by the end of the summer, its 3G+ network in France will be “100%” HD voice.

The information is provided on Orange’s mobile coverage web page. It says Orange has 92 percent of France’s population covered with 3G+ – France […]

AudioCodes adds mobile HD voice client support for Blackberry, Android


AudioCodes ( has rounded out its VMAS family of mobile VoIP solutions to include Blackberry and Android clients. VMAS now covers all “leading mobile operating systems” including Symbian, Windows Mobile, Apple iOS, Blackberry and Android, as well as existing solutions for the PC and web.

VMAS is a complete mobile VoIP/ SoIP (SMS over […]

And Orange launches HD voice in … Armenia?


Word out of Armenia is France Telecom ( has officially launched mobile HD voice services in that country, making it the second Orange mobile HD voice territory. 

PanARMENIAN.Net reports that FT Executive Vice President Olaf Swantee made the announcement at a June 24 news conference in Yerevan, Armenia.  The country is only the […]

Orange on pace for UK deployment of Mobile HD voice


Orange ( appears to be on pace with a UK deployment of mobile HD voice, based upon a surge of news out of the blogosphere triggered by a piece in Tech Radar (

Tech Radar reports Orange is trialing the service in Bristol, Reading and Southampton and will be “free” to Orange customers with […]

Recent HD voice pieces published on other news sites


HD Voice News Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney has published a handful of pieces at other sites over the past month–

TechEye (

The Two Minute Guide to mobile HD voice


A Half-Full Glass of HD Voice from Mobile World Congress – And Getting Fuller

Who is ‘Doing’ HD Voice? Five Companies to […]