Telstra International is “looking into” HD voice functionality for IPX service


Korean-based SK Telecom and Hong Kong-CSL have announced a LTE roaming agreement using Telxtra’s IPX interconnect service.   But there’s more to come, says a Telstra official.

“Leveraging QOS enabled networks allows Telstra International to control the quality of the voice call from the origin to the destination across markets in Asia, Europe and US,” […]

Telstra launches HTC LTE HD voice capable smartphone


Telstra is bragging it has introduced Australia’s first 4G smartphone.  The HTC Velocity is an LTE smartphone with HD voice support onboard.

The Velocity currently runs Android 2.3, has a 4.5 inch touch screen, and a dual-core 1.5 GHz processor.  It also has an 8 MP camera, and boasts of built-in HD voice […]

Telstra adds new HTC, Sony Ericsson mobile HD voice handsets


Telstra has added two new mobile phones, one exclusive (whatever that means these days), to its HD voice lineup – the HTC Sensation and Sony Ericsson Xperia neo.

HTC’s Sensation is an Android phone with a 4.3 inch qHD touchscreen with a resolution of 540×960 pixels, 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 8 MP […]

Ericsson claims its due in Australia mobile HD voice rollout


In a press release sent to Reuters and making the rounds in other distribution circles, Ericsson is defining its role in the mobile HD voice rollout in Australia, “the world’s largest HD voice network.” Telstra has turned up HD voice services covering over 2.1 million square kilometers, according to the release. 

Ericsson supplied […]

Telstra announced mobile HD voice for Australia Next G Network


Thanks to Andy Abramson of Communicano for the tip/reminder

This morning (well, last night East Coast US time), Telstra announce the “largest HD Voice network in the world” – after all, Australia is a Big Country — as it rolled out mobile HD Voice services across its entire Next G cellular network.

Customers calling […]

iTwire: Telstra to announce mobile HD voice on Friday, June 24


Telstra will formally announcement mobile HD voice on June 24, predicts iTwire. It will be the first mobile operator in Australia to offer the service. 

The incumbent operator Down Under has schedule a press conference to announce “a major development in our Telstra Next G mobile network.”

Optus and Vodafone aren’t talking […]

Telstra pushes HD voice as a part of "Digital Business” solution


ARN ( reports Telstra is putting $600AU million into its network as a way of getting SMBs to use digital communications solutions. More importantly, Telstra is putting HD voice as a key role into its newly introduced Digital Business solution.

Digital Business combines a high-speed broadband service and VoIP with a QoS guarantee. The […]

Telstra makes nice with HD voice, Polycom media phone


Telstra ( has announced it is now selling the Polycom ( VVX 1500 Business Media Phone and the 300 organizations now using Telstra’s hosted IP telephony product (TIPT) can upgun to videoconferencing by simply upgrading their phones. It also announced HD voice support between those 300 organizations – and potentially to Telstra proper.

Polycom’s […]

Largest G.722 HD voice deployments around the globe


This list is a moving target/snapshot of what is known and confirmed.

1) France Telecom/Orange  – Over 500,000 G.722 endpoints – Reported May, 2009

Despite some prodding, France Telecom has not yet updated its broadband HD voice numbers since reporting them last year in New York City.  The numbers cited are assumed to […]