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Lantiq Enables VoLTE for Broadband Wireless Gateways

in press-release, Altair Semiconductor, IMS, Lantiq, VoLTE, LTE

Munich/Neubiberg, Germany – August 22, 2012 – Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced two collaborations with leading providers of client software that enables rich, native communications services for 4G LTE clients.

Mavenir Systems Supports MetroPCS Launch of World’s First Commercially Available VoLTE Service

in press-release, Mavenir, MetroPCS, VoLTE, LTE

Richardson, TX – August 10, 2012. Mavenir Systems, a leading innovator of mobile infrastructure solutions for LTE operators, today announced that its mOne™ Convergence Platform was used to support the world’s first commercially available Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, which was announced by MetroPCS earlier this week.  

MetroPCS Launches VoLTE-Capable LTE Smartphone

in News, MetroPCS, VoLTE, 4G, LTE
MetroPCS LG Connect 4G

U.S. carrier MetroPCS has announced commercial launch of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services and availability of VoLTE-capable handsets. MetroPCS is selling the new VoLTE-capable LG Connect 4G Android smartphone at select U.S. stores and will continue to roll out VoLTE services and phones in the coming weeks.

SK Telecom Launches Voice over LTE Service

SK Telecom

South Korean service provider SK Telecom has launched HD voice call service over LTE. According to the company, HD voice call connection time is less than 0.25 to 2.5 seconds, 2 to 20 times shorter than 3G voice calls that require an average of 5 seconds to connect a call.

Huawei and Qualcomm Complete LTE Voice Call Testing and Optimization Based on the 3GPP R9 Protocol

in press-release, CSFB, Huawei, Qualcomm, LTE

Shenzhen, China and San Diego, California, August 2, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that they completed an LTE FDD flash CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) voice call to UMTS using R9 protocol and Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon™ S4 processor, the MSM8960, during

Huawei Completes IOT Capability Test for CDMA 1x-LTE CSFB on Commercial Device

in press-release, CSFB, Huawei, CDMA, LTE

Shenzhen, China, May 30, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the successful IOT (Interoperability Test) capability testing of CDMA 1x-LTE CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) on commercial device.

LTE voice evolution:Circuit-switched fallback

in Whitepaper, CSFB, LTE

In this paper, Qualcomm and Ericsson share their insights on using circuit-switched fallback, (CSFB) as a solution to this challenge. Find out more about recent deployment experiences and extensive testing that has been conducted on the first phase of voice evolution between packet and circuit-switched networks.

Kineto Adds VoLTE Support to Smart Wi-Fi Solution

in press-release, Kineto, VoLTE, LTE

Kineto Wireless, Inc., an innovator in the mobile industry, today announced that it has added IMS-based voice and messaging capabilities compatible with the GSMA’s VoLTE initiative to its Smart Wi-Fi smartphone client.

TranSwitch’s Voice-Over-LTE Solution Powers coM.sat’s New Wireless LTE Gateway

in press-release, TranSwitch, VoLTE, LTE

SHELTON, Conn.– March 07, 2012 – TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ: TXCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing consumer electronics and telecommunications markets, today announced that its Atlanta 2000™ LTE Gateway Reference Design has been selected by coM.sat GmbH Kommunikationssysteme for the coM.sat 2012 LTE.  The 2012 LTE Enter

Ericsson and Polycom Announce Standards-Based, HD Visual Communications Solution

in press-release, Ericsson, IMS, Polycom, VaaS, VoLTE, LTE

Feb 27, 2012 - At this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC), Polycom Inc., the global leader in standards-based unified communications (UC), and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), will launch an end-to-end solution that enables operators to offer affordable, interoperable HD Video-as-a-Service (VaaS) and unified communication services to businesses of all sizes.