VoLTE

Freedom Mobile VoLTE Rolls Out to Sony Xperia Smartphones

Freedom Mobile has continued their rollout of Voice over LTE (VoLTE), with today’s announcement bringing the feature to Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia XZ2 smartphones. https://twitter.com/FreedomMobile/status/1042431166735740928 VoLTE allows customers to use voice and data simultaneously over LTE networks, allowing for faster call connections and higher voice quality. Currently, Freedom has rolled out VoLTE for...

Freedom Mobile VoLTE Expands to Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+, More Coming Tomorrow

Shaw’s Freedom Mobile continues to expand their VoLTE rollout, with today marking the addition of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ models. Voice over LTE (VoLTE) offers simultaneous voice and data transmission, which means voice calls now route over faster LTE for quicker connections and call quality. Freedom Mobile has also teased “The LG V30, Q6,...

Freedom Mobile Expands VoLTE to More Smartphones

Last week, Freedom Mobile launched VoLTE (Voice over LTE) for the first time, making the feature available for the LG G6 and G7 Android devices. Just this morning, Freedom Mobile announced VoLTE is now available on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. https://twitter.com/FreedomMobile/status/1031583563538411522 Freedom Mobile said “more devices” are coming soon, and teased specifically support...

Eastlink Partners with Ericsson to Upgrade VoLTE Services in Canada

Ericsson has been selected by Eastlink as its core network supplier for VoLTE (voice-over-LTE) services in Canada. The partnership will allow the Canadian telecom to provide enhanced services, as well as creating the foundation for Wi-Fi calling and future 5G-capable services. The company's VoLTE solution is a completely integrated virtual IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) that...

Telus VoLTE Calling is Now Available in Quebec

Earlier this year, Telus launched VoLTE (voice over LTE) support in Montreal. But now it appears that the feature has gone beyond just the city, as the company announced that VoLTE is now available in the entire province of Quebec. Apple iPhone users in Quebec now have a setting to enable VoLTE, which allows for calls...

TELUS VoLTE Coverage Expands to Ontario

TELUS has expanded VoLTE (voice over LTE) to customers in Ontario with compatible devices. The feature allows customers to “place and receive calls over the TELUS LTE network instead of the HSPA network.” VoLTE e911 is not available yet in Ontario, so standard 911 calls will still apply. The following devices on a postpaid plan...

TELUS VoLTE Expands to Montreal as Users See Setting Available on iPhone

Last April, Telus first launched VoLTE (voice over LTE) in the Lower Mainland of BC, and later in Alberta. But now it appears the feature has expanded beyond western Canada, as some users are seeing VoLTE available in Montreal, Quebec. iPhone in Canada reader @Tronny says his iPhone on Telus now has settings to enable...

Eastlink Will Launch VoLTE Network in Northern Ontario on June 1

Eastlink is set to bring more choice to customers in Northern Ontario with the launch of its highly-anticipated VoLTE (Voice over Long-Term Evolution) wireless service, beginning on June 1 for customers in the Timmins area. The carrier will then continue its expansion to Sudbury, which will launch on July 9. In a statement, Eastlink CEO...

TELUS Launches VoLTE in B.C.’s Lower Mainland

TELUS has finally launched VoLTE (over over LTE), with a first rollout for customers in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. VoLTE allows compatible smartphones to make and receive calls faster (reduced dial tone delay) over the TELUS LTE network, which means better call quality, plus customers can now use voice and LTE data simultaneously....

Apple Job Listings Hint at VoLTE for Next-Gen iPhones

Following reports of WiFi calling coming to iOS 8, new job postings suggest that Apple is gearing up to add support for VoLTE (Voice-over LTE) to the iPhone. The job listings were spotted by LightReading (via GigaOm). Apple is looking for a cellular systems protocol engineer, and among the key qualifications, 3 years of hands-on...