T-Mobile Netherlands (finally, officially) turns up HD voice on its 3G network

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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 […]

T-Mobile US adds 14 VoLTE cities, claims it uses max bandwidth

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At its Un-Carrier 5.0 announcement/pep rally yesterday, T-Mobile US announced it expanded Voice over LTE (VoLTE) coverage to 15 total markets reaching 100 million people.  It also says it dedicates nearly 24 Kbps to VoLTE calls for the “highest fidelity” and added VoLTE support for the Samsung Galaxy S 5.

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray […]

T-Mobile US launches VoLTE in Seattle

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One-upping AT&T and Verizon, T-Mobile US announced it has launched Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service in Seattle with support for three devices.

T-Mobile’s statement came in a blog posting from CTO Neville Ray.  Devices supported at launch are the LG G Flex, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Light, with devices currently in […]

Puerto Rico hears some HD voice

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Some T-Mobile customers in Puerto Rico are apparently making HD voice calls, according to a July 18, 2013 piece in Esmandau.com.

The piece offers a tutorial on the different types of cellular technology supporting HD voice and the headaches involved in actually getting a call to go through.

Author Joshua Merced says […]

T-Mobile introduces HD voice in Hungary

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Magyar Telekom (MTel), T-Mobile’s Hungary subsidiary,  has officially launched HD voice in Hungary.

MTel is the first carrier in Hungary to introduce HD voice and appears to support HD voice both on its 3G and 4G LTE networks with a supported phone; it isn’t clear if the carrier is rolling out VoLTE or […]

iTweakiOS brings HD voice to the T-Mobile iPhone 4/4S

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The iTweakiOS team (www.itweakios.com) has released a hacked version of IOS for T-Mobile USA Apple iPhones, adding HD voice support for the iPhone 4 and 4S.  It will be interesting to see if the hack propagates around the world.

As previously noted by HD Voice News, the Apple iPhone 4 and 4S are both […]

Editorial: CES and the difference 8 hours makes

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Las Vegas, Nevada, Gate D50 laptop charging stations – Earlier today, I was making the show floor rounds at CES 2013 (OK, International CES 2013, but really CEA, you’re on my bad list just below the T-Mobile PR people at this point).  At 3 to 4 meetings, I said that there was a “25 […]

T-Mobile USA launches HD voice at CES 2013; AT&T next?

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Las Vegas, Nevada – T-Mobile USA has pulled the trigger on HD voice for its HSPA network, starting the clock for other mobile carriers in the United States to match the feature.  And yes, it is the first U.S. wireless provider to launch HD Voice nationwide on its HSPA network.

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Rumor mill: U.S. VoLTE delays until end of 2013, 2014

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The outlook for Voice over LTE (VoLTE) in America is pretty dire, with sources saying it might be until late 2013 before Verizon lights up nationwide coverage. and 2014 for Sprint.  One person with insight into LTE said AT&T had an outside chance of beating Verizon.

Turning back the clock to Mobile World Congress […]

T-Mobile UK HD voice launch (oops). And interop with Orange UK HD voice

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Credit to MacWorld UK for first pointing this out

T-Mobile UK launched HD voice support in August 2012.  It slipped past the HD Voice News search filters and it appears the service provider didn’t make a formal press release on the matter.

Vision Mobile UK first reported the news on August 9, 2012, with […]