December 31st, 2021 3:02 PM 2 COMMENTS

4G Networks in India Still Important to Focus in 2022

4G is going to be earning the maximum revenues for the telcos in 2022 as well. All the private telcos in the country have already been able to reach almost every part of India with their 4G services. While 5G is going to launch in 2022, 4G is still going to make the biggest difference in a consumer’s life. In the coming years, the relevance of 4G would reduce, but... Read More

April 30th, 2021 8:30 AM 15 COMMENTS

BSNL 4G VoLTE Service is Already Available in Select Cities of India

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is gearing up to launch its 4G network pan-India in the coming year. However, the state-run telco already provides users with 4G VoLTE services in select circles/cities of India. For the unaware, BSNL launched its VoLTE services last year for its 4G network in the South Zone in Coimbatore. The service was demonstrated live by the officials of the company. The VoLTE service was later... Read More

January 1st, 2020 10:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

VIDEO: VoWi-Fi and VoLTE Differences and Technology Explained

While a few years ago, VoLTE was the hottest technology in the telecom industry, now it happens to be VoWi-Fi. The underlying technology between both of these technologies is the VoIP. However, it still begs the question as to which of these two is a better technology for calling. How do the two technologies differ and what new feature and facilities, does the VoWi-Fi technology bring for the consumers. We... Read More

November 14th, 2019 5:03 PM 43 COMMENTS

Airtel VoLTE is Now Live Across All 22 Telecom Circles With Over 250 Supported Smartphones

Bharti Airtel has finally become a pan-India Voice over LTE (VoLTE) operator similar to Reliance Jio. According to the data available, Airtel VoLTE is now live across all the 22 telecom circles in the country. In addition, Airtel VoLTE is now available for use on more than 250 already launched smartphones. That said, almost all the smartphones launching these days are coming with Airtel VoLTE support out of the box.... Read More

November 20th, 2018 8:02 PM 11 COMMENTS

Jio Announces VoLTE Based International Roaming Services in India

Reliance Jio, which is India's first LTE-only network today announced the launch of VoLTE-based inbound International roaming service between India and Japan. Jio is the first telecom service provider to launch such service in India. With this service, international roamers will be able to enjoy roaming services on Jio's network including HD voice and 4G high-speed data. Japan-based KDDI Corporation is the first international mobile service provider to avail of... Read More

October 10th, 2018 8:48 PM 3 COMMENTS

Trai Seeks Data from Telcos to Analyse Call Set Up Time

One of the major issue faced by Indian telecom subscribers is the call set up time. Aiming to solve the issue, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today revealed that it would ask telcos for the call set up time data from October 1 to bring a solution to the issue. For the unaware, call set up time is the duration taken to connect a call after a user... Read More

February 27th, 2018 11:13 AM 4 COMMENTS

Trai Releases Consultation Paper on Fixing Quality of Service Norms for VoLTE Networks

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today released a consultation paper on 'Voice Services to LTE users (including VoLTE and CS Fallback).' In the paper, Trai discussed the growth of LTE networks and various migration paths followed by different Indian telecom service providers for providing voice services via LTE. The paper also highlights various options for providing voice services on an LTE network like VoLTE, Circuit Switch Fall Back... Read More

January 18th, 2018 10:45 AM 2 COMMENTS

Over 5 Billion Subscribers Would Be Utilising Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Services Globally by 2023: Deloitte

Deloitte India's eighth edition of signature publication on Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) predicts significant advances in machine learning, VoLTE technology services and Over the Top (OTT) platforms, apart from other trends. In the report, Deloitte added that VoLTE is expected to be the most prevalent voice technology in the future. It is also estimated that more than 90% of all mobile subscribers will comprise of broadband subscribers by 2023.... Read More

September 4th, 2016 2:25 AM 71 COMMENTS

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) simplified for the layman

Since the launch of Jio, one of the technical jargon's that is widely in buzz is VoLTE and Reliance Jio is also betting big on VoLTE. Being a highly technical terminology there have been many doubts arising on VoLTE. We have tried to clear all those doubts/confusions with this article. I will also try to explain VoLTE in a very simple terminology without going much into technical details and keep it... Read More

November 17th, 2015 10:17 AM 4 COMMENTS

YU partners with Reliance Retail exclusively to sell VoLTE smartphones through offline stores

YU Televentures, the new Indian smartphone brand back by Micromax, has announced that it has partnered with Reliance Retail to sell its smartphones through offline stores. The company will soon start selling its smartphones – YU Yureka Plus, YU Yuphoria, and YU Yunique – through 30,000 offline retail outlets across India. What's interesting here is that the YU's founder stated that the company will sell VoLTE devices through Reliance Retail's stores. YU... Read More

February 14th, 2014 11:20 AM 39 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Will be the Holder of the Largest Quantum of Liberalized Spectrum and Can offer 2G, 3G and 4G Services

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director Reliance Industries today said that Reliance JIO will be the holder of the largest quantum of liberalized spectrum and can offer 2G, 3G and 4G services and with the longest residual spectrum life. Reliance JIO has  acquired spectrum in 14 key circles across India in the 1800 MHz band in the recently concluded spectrum auction conducted by DoT. It has entered the voice segment... Read More

February 7th, 2014 4:48 PM 16 COMMENTS

Tata Communications Announces its Network Readiness to Supply Voice over LTE calling Solution

Tata Communications today announces its network readiness to supply Voice over LTE calling (VoLTE) to its growing global community of IPX-connected service providers. VoLTE will allow mobile network operators to offer HD voice over their LTE / 4G networks and is seen as a key factor for the success of 4G customer uptake. Customers will benefit from near-instant call setup, better sound quality and the ability to have HD Voice... Read More

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