AT&T, Ericsson, and Qualcomm highlight VoLTE call for IoT devices

AT&T, Ericsson and Qualcomm highlight VoLTE call for IoT devices

Ericsson, AT&T and Qualcomm are the first to announce the performance of a successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call for Internet of Things (IoT) on existing mobile network infrastructure with new software activation and new modem device that supports CAT-M1/LTE-M technology.   

"AT&T is proud to participate alongside Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies to advance VoLTE support over Cat-M1/LTE-M," says Chris Penrose, President, IoT Solutions, AT&T. "The ability to support voice services is an important feature to many verticals within our IoT portfolio, including our customers in the alarm and security industry, automotive, wearables and connected health markets."

"With this successful demonstration of Cat-M1/LTE-M also supporting VoLTE voice calls in IoT devices, we are providing more value to operators and users. The benefit of basic human communication blends perfectly into the IoT environment. Supported by our radio and core portfolios, it will now be feasible to globally deploy voice services for IoT cost-effectively for all kinds of industries and different use cases." Says Anders Olin, Head of Network Applications, Business Unit IT and Cloud Products, Ericsson.

"We are very pleased to have successfully demonstrated VoLTE on Cat-M1/LTE-M technology.  This is a significant milestone toward delivering a whole new set of applications and services for the enterprise IoT. Our MDM9206 LTE modem, representing the company's latest innovation, designed to support low-power, low-bandwidth and cost efficient IoT applications and services continues to help drive new use cases for IoT, and now specifically for those that need voice services." Says Vieri Vanghi, Vice President, Product Management, Qualcomm.

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