India, the world's second biggest smartphone market, has seen traffic grow more than 60 times over the past five years and mobile users now consume about 13.5GB of data each month, a study of the subcontinent's mobile market by Finnish telecommunications equipment vendor Nokia has found.
Global mobile operator voice revenue will drop to US$208 billion by 2024 from US$381 billion in 2019, as users continue to prefer more flexible and free OTT (Over-the-Top) services, according to a new report.
The global number of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) users will approach 5 billion by 2024, rising from 2 billion in 2019, according to a new report.
Nokia and mobile communication service provider Hutchison 3 Indonesia (3ID) have completed the first 5G end-to-end live network trial in Indonesia.
Canada’s largest family owned and operated telecommunications company Eastlink will use Ericsson's voice over LTE technology to provide better services and lay the foundation for Wi-Fi calling and future 5G services.
Cat-M1 is “a radio technology that offers benefits such as high mobility, low cost, wide coverage, flexible deployment and low latency”, with VoLTE support allowing phone calls.
Optus has launched its native Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) to allow callers to make and receive calls, SMS, and MMS where there is limited mobile coverage but an accessible home or public Wi-Fi service.
The 5G world is yet to come, but 4G LTE-A networks are happening now, according to the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), mainstream technology.
A trade publication has claimed an "exclusive" suggesting that an attempted upgrade to bring VoLTE to Telstra was the cause of recent mobile network meltdowns. (UPDATE: Telstra has contacted iTWire and categorically denied that VoLTE had anything to do with its outages. See the Telstra statement at the end of this article).
Until now Optus Australia’s 4G LTE services have been used for fast data transfers with voice traffic going over 3G or earlier. VoLTE allows users with compatible devices to make and receive calls over the 4G network.
Operator roll-outs of VoLTE connections are intensifying, with well over a billion by 2018 and 2 billion by 2020, rising from 123 million in 2015.
Vodafone’s going Voice over LTE, or VoLTE, in December, to postpaid customers initially on the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and Note 5.
OTT voice earnings will go over the top to hit over US $10 billion by 2020, a fivefold increase over five years at the telco’s expense.
Speakers at the LTE World Summit 2015 have warned of VoLTE and ViLTE issues while separately, radical simplification has been advised for LTE operators.
Telstra has used the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to announce a number of technologies that it says will make its eventual evolution to 5G mobile technology easier.
Telstra has become the Uncanny X-Men blended in with the Fantastic 4G, with its LTE-A and now '4GX' branded equipment able to reach superhero-like speeds that make even the mighty Flash seem slow.
It’s been a good week for Ericsson in Australia. Monday it was Telstra, Wednesday it’s Vodafone.
Telstra has announced plans for a significant expansion of its LTE network in response to what it says is "unprecedented demand from customers for superfast mobile services."
Ericsson has launched what its says is the first WebRTC enabled browser for mobile devices, enabling application developers to incorporate voice and video communications into their browser based mobile applications.
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