Vodafone Spain to Launch Commercial LTE Advanced in October

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Vodafone Spain plans to roll out commercial deployment of LTE Advanced to enable speeds up to 300 Mbps in download in October. Furthermore, the operator is testing Voice over LTE technology to facilitate High Definition voice calls (HD Voice) with setup time less than one second. 

Vodafone Australia Selects Ericsson to Modernize Core Network

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Australian carrier Vodafone has announced that it is completely modernizing and consolidating its core network with Ericsson. According to operator, its new core network will offer greater network agility and flexibility, create cost efficiencies, and enable the introduction of new LTE (4G) services. 

Long Term Rise in LTE Across North America

DALLAS, TX – August 18, 2014 – North America, globally the largest market for LTE subscriptions, will continue to see a rise in LTE subscribers throughout the coming years according to forecasts.

Signals Research: Commercially Deployed VoLTE Service Better than 3G and Internet Calling Services

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Alcatel-Lucent has announced the results of an independent research study which found that its commercially deployed Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology provides better service than 3G Circuit Switched (CS) voice and Internet calling services and Skype software.

Vodafone Tests Voice over LTE Call at UK Lab

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Vodafone UK has successfully tested Voice over LTE at its specialist laboratory in Newbury, Berkshire. VoLTE will allow voice calls to be carried across Vodafone’s 4G data network, instead of using the 2G or 3G voice network as they do today.

Nokia Networks Readies Zain Kuwait for VoLTE Launch

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Nokia Networks announced successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call using Zain’s commercial LTE network in Kuwait. For the live HD (high-definition) voice call and video capability, Nokia Networks used its VoLTE solution, and services expertise to successfully conduct the project

EE Announces Trials of Voice Calls over WiFi and 4G

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UK operator EE is trialing a WiFi calling capability and plans to launch it in autumn 2014 on the latest handsets capable of supporting the service.

T-Mobile Expanding LTE Footprint, Plans Nationwide VoLTE Before 2014 End

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U.S. mobile operator T-Mobile has launched VoLTE in 15 markets and is now covering more than 107 million Americans. Operator expects to deliver nationwide VoLTE before the end of 2014. T-Mobile is now offering VoLTE on a fourth device – the Samsung Galaxy S 5 – starting today. 

Fluke Networks Launches Network Time Machine LTE/VoLTE to Ensure Optimal User Experience on Wireless Networks

As wireless carriers fight to reduce customer churn, the new high-performance, portable solutionwill help them troubleshoot voice, video and data issues on LTE networks

T-Mobile Introduces Voice over LTE in Seattle

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U.S. carrier T-Mobile has launched Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service in the Seattle area. Operator is initially offering VoLTE service over existing LG G Flex and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Light devices.