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Emerging Technology Analysis: VoLTE

Published: 17 October 2014

ID: G00268712

Analyst(s): Peter Liu , Kosei Takiishi


Voice over LTE is a transformational voice solution that drives an all-IP network. Its momentum is growing after moves from Tier 1 communications service providers and support from iPhone 6. Product marketers must prepare to launch VoLTE, highlighting improved user experience and interoperability.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Description
    • LTE and VoLTE Market Status
    • VoLTE Definitions
    • SMS Over LTE
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
  • References

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