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T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon rolling out VoLTE: What is it?
T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon rolling out VoLTE: What is it?

T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have separately announced the launch of VoLTE, the latest in wireless networks. But what exactly is it and how will it affect consumers? Here's a quick guide: VoLTE stands for Voice-over-LTE, and essentially, it is a technology that makes it possible for voice calls to be carried over LTE networks. Right now, LTE networks only carry data, leaving voice calls to be carried by older 3G networks. With VoLTE, voice and data will travel through the same network. What's the benefit? The clearest benefit for consumers will be higher-quality voice calls, otherwise known as HD Voice. Calls made between VoLTE devices will have clearer audio with...

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