What vexes VoIP users?

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon Feb 28 18:25:19 CST 2011


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com>

> > TTBOMK, that isn't *quite* true, yet, Owen.
> >
> > The only US carrier with LTE deployed is VZW, and their only
> > *handset* with LTE is the not-yet-quite-shipped HTC Thunderbolt...
> >
> That's the US market. We are, as usual, traditionally well behind the
> rest of the world.
> 
> > and it is my understanding that their first generation release of
> > handsets will
> > *not* be doing PSTN voice as VoIP over the LTE data connection;
> > they'll be
> > dual-mode handsets, using traditional (IS-95? IS-136?) CDMA voice on
> > a
> > separate RF deck. The two reasons I've heard have to do with battery
> > life
> > and the immaturity of the protocol stack or its implementations.
> >
> Sad. There are definitely LTE-data-only VOIP handsets in other
> deployments.

Of course.  Silly me.  :-)

Cheers,
-- jra




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