September 29, 2014
As a reminder, VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE) is a 4G voice service that transforms calls into data, which is then carried over U.S. carriers’ growing LTE networks – and would thus revolutionize the user experience (see examples below).
VoLTE could allow for a variety of helpful possibilities (both pertaining to your work and personal life), such as the ability to:
And what’s even more promising: new mobile devices are beginning to come pre-loaded with the capability (see: LTE Device Market Doubles in Past Year.
NOTE: Right now, the service only works in areas with LTE coverage, meaning that you lose the ability to access voice and web simultaneously when you travel to a 3G area. However, considering the quick pace of the industry as well as carriers increasing LTE coverage nationwide, the future is promising.
For more information about the state of LTE, see The State of LTE in the United States.
In order to leverage this new feature, you will need access to your carrier account and web portal.
Cannon Group customers can contact our Mobility Support Center today for assistance.
In Verizon: At the lower left of your screen, choose the Add/Remove Features. Then, scroll to Advanced Calling 1.0. Check HD Voice, click Continue, and click Continue again. Finally, go to Checkout and click Submit.
In AT&T: As of now, the account will provision itself, as your location allows.
Open your Settings app (the gear icon) on your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. Go to Cellular, Enable LTE, and check “Voice & Data”