HGC has IPX interconnection deals with Chunghwa, NTT, and Etisalat


Last week, Hutchinson Global Communications (HGC) signed IPX peering deals with Taiwan carrier Chunghwa Telecom and Japan’s NTT Communications to establish “multiservice” IPX peering connections.   HGC also has a memorandum of understanding for IPX interconnection with Etisalat of the UAE.

The interconnection partnerships will enable the four telecom carriers to “deliver greater reach” to […]

NTT DoCoMo launching HD voice, VoLTE in June


Japan’s largest mobile operator said it plans to launch Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in late June.  Callers will be able to make HD voice calls simultaneously with a data connection, according to reports.

Four smart phones and two tablets offered by the carrier will  be able to conduct VoLTE calls after a software […]

IT EXPO – NTT, ETRI push G.711.1 as HD voice codec solution


Out in Los Angeles last week, ETRI and NTT were promoting G.711.1 as an HD voice solution in their respective booths at IT EXPO West 2010 (www.itexpo.com).  

According to an ETRI flier, G.711.1 provides “better quality at superwideband (50 Hz to 14,000 Hz)” with bit rates from 80 kbps to 96 kbps, with […]