AT&T to Get HD Voice Support Later This Year

Posted April 2, 2013 at 12:51am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5600 views

AT&T Senior VP Kris Rinne says that the carrier will begin rolling out support for HD Voice later this year as it moves calls over to its LTE network, reports AllThingsD.

“HD Voice is part of our voice over LTE strategy,” Rinne said, at the VentureBeat Mobile Summit. Addressing issues with call quality over the years he said, "I think we’ve taken that off the table in terms of a competitive challenge."

Additionally, the company says that it will start working on 'advanced LTE' which will reduce interference and bond traffic together from various frequencies. It's also investigating working with messaging services such as Facebook and notes that it has made network programming hooks available to even those creating services that rival its own.

At it's launch event for the iPhone 5, T-Mobile noted that it would support HD Voice. The company is set to start selling the iPhone 5 on April 12th.

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UK - April 2, 2013 at 3:50am
yes...... gives us a good plan with unlimited data at good reasonable price or I will leave u AT&T and go with T-Mobile..... I don't care HD VOICE, I want unlimited data.....
me2 - April 2, 2013 at 1:52am
give us unlimited data plan att instead. Who gives a f**ck about an HD voice.
frexer - April 2, 2013 at 12:59am
April?
John - April 2, 2013 at 3:40am
The article was stating that T-mobile is going to release the iPhone in April.
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