T-Mobile USA shops for VoLTE engineer


Found among T-Mobile USA’s employment lists is a “Sr Engineer, SystDesign & Strategy (VoLTE) in Bellevue Washington United States.” This should be no big surprise, since T-Mobile USA said it was going to take the spectrum and deal break fees from AT&T and roll them into network upgrades.

The job listing, currently here,  […]

Deutsche Telekom turns up mobile HD voice in Germany


Deutsche Telekom, the incumbent phone company of Germany, has officially announced the turn up of HD voice service on its 3G mobile network.  All the usual “standards” seem to apply.

HD voice service is available across the country’s network “nationwide,” according to the DT press release.   It is “automatic” and free with an HD […]

T-Mobile launches HD voice in the Czech Republic


T-Mobile Czech Republic has launched HD voice, reports TelecomPaper.  This would be the third official turn-up for T-Mobile this year.

According to the report, T-Mobile is the first mobile operator in the country to turn up HD voice.  Service will be available on the 3G network, which currently covers about 65 percent of […]

Mobile HD voice appears anew in The Netherlands with KPN


Thanks to Gerald List of TransTel Communications for the information

KPN supports AMR-WB in Amsterdam, even thought it may not be officially announced, according to one user who give it a whirl at IBC in the Amsterdam RAI convention center.

The usage test took place at the IBC conference last week, dropping a […]

T-Mobile Austria launches mobile HD voice service


T-Mobile has launched HD voice service in Austria. This is the second official launch for T-Mobile and the second launch of mobile HD voice service in Austria.

The release, available here, notes T-Mobile has “upgraded” its entire 3G network to HD voice and the company invests over 100 million Euros per year into […]

ZipDX files with FCC to put HD voice provisions on AT&T/T-Mobile merger


ZipDX CEO David Frankel has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny the AT&T/T-Mobile merger unless HD voice requirements are put onto AT&T as conditions it needs to meet once it completes the deal.  

Frankel briefed FCC officials from the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, the Office of General Council, and […]

Rumor of the day: T-Mobile Netherlands running AMR-WB capable network… but no service


In the course of working on the 2011 HD Voice report, we came across “WTIMIT: The TIMIT Speech Corpus Transmitted over the 3G AMR Wideband Mobile Network.”


Long story short:  University geeks run experiments on a 3G AMR-WB network

More specifically, across T-Mobile 3G HSPA+ network in The Hague, The Netherlands.