MetroPCS has announced the launch of their new Voice Over LTE service, making them one if the first companies in the world to launch a commercially available VoLTE Service and smartphone.
Along with the launch of their VoLTE service they have also launched a new VoLTE capabale smartphone, the LG Connect 4G which is an Android device.
“Being the first operator globally to reach this industry first speaks volumes about our company’s innovative spirit and passion to achieve goals that we believe will have long-term benefit for our customers and for the company,” said Roger Linquist, chairman and chief executive officer of MetroPCS. “The initial move to LTE and this move to VoLTE allow us to achieve significant spectral efficiencies and will increase network capacity so that we can enhance the 4G LTE experience that our customers have today at a tremendous value. VoLTE also provides a foundational capability for future Rich Communication Services (RCS), which we plan to launch later this year.”
You can find out more information about MetroPCS’s new VoLTE service and also the LG Connect 4G over at their website.