June 25th, 2018 2:16 PM 26 COMMENTS

Vodafone India Set to Commence VoWi-Fi Services in 13 Circles

Soon mobile phone subscribers will be able to make zero cost calls over Wi-Fi networks from their nearest public Wi-Fi hotspot. The Department of Telecommunications has hastened the process of development of these Wi-Fi hotspots after the recommendations came into scrutiny regarding VoWiFi, and Vodafone India seems to be keen on the technology. This would help subscribers connect with whomever they want on call, even in areas where the connectivity... Read More

June 21st, 2018 12:09 PM 38 COMMENTS

DoT Amends License Conditions to Allow VoWi-Fi Calling in India

Owing to this new permission by DoT, soon users with poor cellular connectivity will be able to use Wi-Fi network to make calls. On Wednesday, the Department of Telecommunications made some amendments to license regulations, now allowing the carriers to use a single phone number for calling as well as internet telephony. This move will enable the telecom operators to route phone calls over Wi-Fi whenever the cellular network is... Read More

May 10th, 2018 12:44 PM 2 COMMENTS

DoT Seeks Clarification from Trai on Wi-Fi Calling Service

Though the central government gave the go-ahead to use of internet telephony in the country last week, consumers will have to wait much longer for the launch of Wi-Fi-based calling or Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi). The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is now looking for clarification from the telecom regulator on the routing of international voice calls over the public internet. Top telecom operators Reliance Jio Infocomm, Idea Cellular and Bharti... Read More

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