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Thursday, November 04, 2010

Mobile HD Voice report: 7 networks launched in 6 countries, more deployments confirmed

Mobile HD Voice report: 7 networks launched in 6 countries, more deployments confirmed: "HD voice based on the AMR (Adaptive Multi Rate) Wideband technology (W-AMR) enables high-quality voice calls in mobile networks and an improved user experience. It provides significantly higher voice quality for calls between mobile phones supporting the feature, and can be implemented in GSM and WCDMA (UMTS) networks. The higher voice quality of HD voice improves the call experience and allows people to better share feelings, do business and communicate information. HD voice can help operators to clearly differentiate their offerings and can enable high quality services to voice dependent business like call center services, information services, emergency services etc.

This updated report outlines the opportunities and benefits of deploying HD voice service, provides an update on network deployment commitments and service launches globally (to September 30, 2010), and confirms which HD voice-capable user devices are available on the market.

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A dedicated HD Voice subgroup has been established.

This survey was undertaken wholly by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA), referencing information exchanges between GSA and mobile network operators, GSA and vendors, and public announcements as appropriate. Errors and omissions excepted.

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