Deutsche Telekom starts HD voice transcoding in Germany


Updated at 1:45 PM ET with edits

Deutsche Telekom (DT) has officially confirmed it is transcoding HD voice between its 3G mobile network and its IP-based fixed line network in Germany.  The company said it has been transcoding since October 9, 2014.

Transcoding between AMR-WB, the mobile world’s HD voice standard, and G.722 […]

Metaswitch details HD voice support, mobile voice quality enhancements


Orlando, Florida, Metaswitch Forum 2012 — Company executives detailed Metaswitch’s product enhancements for HD voice support and mobile voice quality. There’s strong support for SILK and transcoding among the news, plus enhancements

Paul Brittain, VP, VoIP & Multimedia products, said the company was adding support for SILK and AMR-WB in the HD realm, […]

Sangoma intros HD voice transcoding gateway appliance


Sangoma ( Technologies has announced the availability of its NetBorder Transcoding Gateway.  The 1U enterprise appliance comes at a good time, as it supports transcoding between narrowband and HD voice codecs, as well as between different HD voice codecs, such as G.722 and AMR-WB.

For those on lossy networks, codecs such as iBLC can […]

XConnect announces AudioCodes G.722/AMR-WB transcoding for its customers


XConnect ( is touting an AudioCodes HD voice transcoding solution between wireline and wireless networks for its HD Alliance customers.  The Alliance is an IP-based federation with 11 service providers.

The new capability uses XConnect’s carrier-ENUM registry and IP interconnection services along with AudioCodes’ Mediant 3000 transcoding solution.  XConnect says the solution has been […]

Acme Packet adds hardware transcoding NIU for Net-NET SBCs


Acme Packet ( has added a hardware transcoding unit to its Net-Net 3820 and 4500 Session Border Control (SBC) Platforms.

The Transcoding Network Interface Unit (NIU), one of two announced today, adds hardware-based transcoding to Acme Packet’s 1RU (1 rack unit) platform family.  The NIU family features onboard QoS monitoring and reporting and four […]

France Telecom releases onslaught of HD voice news–1 million mobile HD voice users


France Telecom has launched a major offensive for HD voice today, declaring it wants to “open up” the use of HD Voice communications by 2013.  The company says it now has  one million (1M) mobile HD voice users, and has further launches planned this year, particularly in the AMEA (Africa, Middle East, and Asia) […]

MWC 2011: Sonus Networks announces new HD voice support


Sonus Networks ( has released a software update adding support for “key” HD voice codecs for its media gateway, network border switch, and PSX products.  One “of the top five mobile operators” in Europe is reportedly trialing Sonus’s new software to support an HD voice service for its mobile customers.

The latest release adds […]

IT EXPO: Aculab doing QA on SILK transcoding – but not “superwideband”; interest in AMR-WB-Siren14


Los Angeles – Aculab ( said it is currently putting Skype SILK transcoding through its quality assurance process with a targeted Q4 2010 release date (i.e. by the end of the year).

SILK transcoding will be supported through Prosody S software, but only at sampling rates of 8 kHz (narrowband) and 16 kHz (wideband); […]

Dialogic/TMC HD voice webinar on HD voice and Video interconnection – April 14 @ 2 PM EST


“Part 2: Interconnecting HD voice and Video: Options galore,” sponsored by Dialogic and TMC, will take place on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 2 PM EST. Presenters include Martyn Davies, Director of Technology, Dialogic and Doug Mohney, Editor-in-Chief HD Voice News / HD Videoconferencing News.

From the webinar description–

Service providers and […]

Dialogic sponsors TMC webinars on HD voice


Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney is being compensated by TMC for his participation in the webinars.

TMC is putting on a pair of HD voice webinars in March and April, with sponsorship being provided by Dialogic.

“The Year of HD Voice” will take place on Tuesday, March 9 at 2 PM ET and will discuss the surging […]