Which voice over LTE solution offers the most advantages for operators and satisfies user expectations? And what steps need to be taken to deploy such a solution? Today, GSMA VoLTE is the preferred industry choice for mass-market voice services over LTE. It leverages traditional telecom characteristics, such as high quality and global reach, and at the same time offers an optimal evolution path towards full multimedia services. GSMA VoLTE is based on existing 3GPP MMTel standards.
Mobile broadband is exploding and LTE deployment is gaining momentum with mass-market reach expected by 2011. Operators will benefit from evaluating their voice over LTE strategy to take advantage of their strengths before LTE coverage is fully deployed, and link the resulting LTE strategy to communication services evolution and fixed mobile convergence plans.
GSMA VoLTE is a solution based on well established standards with full industry support. With this solution operators can easily evolve their services toward fully fledged multimedia to protect and grow their communication business. Users will benefit from richer multimedia services, available from any device, any place and any operator, combining mobility with service continuity. Together with the mobile broadband expansion, GSMA VoLTE will fully support the evolution of communication services as desired by operators and users, today and in the future.