December 4, 2016

Voice over LTE or Voice over Wi-Fi? Yes.

I've predicted for over a decade that the adoption of Voice over IP (VoIP) is "not a matter of if but when," and it looks like the when now is a "done deal" for wireline services as telephony service providers and businesses convert their legacy voice network infrastructure.  However, the conversion of mobile voice services to VoIP is taking a longer path (for some) with the adoption of Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) and Voice over LTE (VoLTE.)  To be clear, VoWi-Fi and VoLTE both use an IP infrastructure to deliver voice so they are also by definition VoIP services.  So, which is better? The answer is "it depends."    Continue Reading...

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