/// HD Voice Will Start Coming to AT&T Later This Year

April 1, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Among the announcements that T-Mobile made last month was its plan to deploy improved voice calling starting with the arrival of its iPhone 5 later this month. The technology, known as HD Voice, requires support from both the network and the devices on each end of the call. Speaking on Monday, AT&T senior VP Kris Rinne said that the carrier will roll-out its own support for the technology later this year as it begins to route voice calling over its LTE network. “HD Voice is part of our voice over LTE strategy,” Rinne said, speaking at th VentureBeat Mobile Summit in Sausalito, Calif. Sprint has also talked about its plans for HD Voice. Voice quality, of course, has been a sore spot for AT&T in recent years, though Rinne insists that past issues with dropped calls and other issues are largely over. “I think we’ve taken that off the table in terms of a competitive challenge,” Rinne said

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