IDG News spots HD voice at Mobile World Congress

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“More Phones Are Getting HD Voice,” by Mikael Ricknas of IDG News is now making the top of the search engines this moment.

The story notes the proliferation of HD voice support across a range of GSM networks around the world and handsets – plus  some annoyance at Apple for not getting on board […]

MWC 2011: Updates to Verizon Wireless LTE HD voice demos

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Verizon Wireless (www.verizonwireless.com) is demonstrating a broad range of Voice over LTE (VoLTE)  and HD voice capable gear in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress this week. We have updates from Quentyn Kennemer and Verizon Wireless.

Tweeting as @ogwilson, Kennemer told HD Voice News both the Motorola DROID BIONIC and the HTC Thunderbolt will support […]

MWC: GMSA awards France Telecom mobile HD voice “Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough”

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The GSMA (GSM Association) recognized France Telecom – nice someone did, since nearly all the media covering MWC media were frothing over Yet Another App/App Store  — for its implementation of mobile HD voice.

France Telecom received the “Best Mobile Technology Breakthrough” in the course of the 15th Annual Global Mobile Awards during the […]

MWC: Ericsson pumps HD voice in Barcelona

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Ericsson is not taking a subtle approach to HD voice.  The company, in league with Orange, is providing and promoting HD voice service across Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress event this week.  It’s a move that might wake up some other network equipment manufacturers to the prospects of using HD voice as an […]

Editorial – Surprise! Business Week gets it about HD voice

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While nearly all of the (so-called) trade press is drooling over Samsung intro-ing Yet Another Open Source operating system and Microsoft’s efforts to stop its phone OS from vanishing into oblivion, Business Week got it right: Voice still matters for mobile phones.

Plane old voice calls (POVCs?) still provide the bulk of revenues for […]

MWC: D2 Technologies adds HD voice to Android

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IP communications software stack maker D2 Technologies (www.d2tech.com) announced its next generation of mCUE. The new software adds plenty of goodies for Android-based products (i.e. phones), including Skype interoperability, video call/chat, seamless call handover, cross-service conferencing and HD voice.

D2 says mCUE has also been optimized to enabled converged IP communications (i.e. deliver voice […]

MWC: Orange to offer 8 mobile HD voice phones in 1H 2010; all by 2011.

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France Telecom/Orange continues its steamroller push of mobile HD voice service at Mobile World Congress this week. The company says it plans to offer eight (8) mobile HD voice phones in the first half of this year and all of its handsets are expected to support HD voice by the end of 2011.

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HD voice companies to look for at Mobile World Congress

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Several requests have come in asking about HD voice companies to look for in Barcelona next week during Mobile World Congress (MWC). Here’s a short list–

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VoiceAge (www.voiceage.com) – Did you say “AMR-WB”? VoiceAge has formally launched its patent pool for AMR-WB/G.722.2 and made the pricing more end-user friendly from what we can […]

GIPS releases iPhone video chat/HD voice package

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On the rollup to Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week in Barcelona, Global IP Solutions (www.gipscorp.com) has announced a video chat/HD voice package for Apple iPhone mobile developers.

Coders can use GIPS VideoEngine Mobile to rapidly integrate real-time video chat or multi-point video conferencing into iPhone applications, resolving IP network issues such as delay, […]