AT&T has officially launched its Wi-Fi Calling feature to LG’s 2015 flagship device, the G4. This marks the first time that the Wi-Fi Calling feature has been made available to subscribers of the major US wireless carrier who own Android powered mobile devices. AT&T has promised to extend this feature to other Android handsets as well in the weeks or months to come.
If you are a subscriber of AT&T and own an iPhone 6 device (or newer model), you can now make and take voice calls by way of Wi-Fi outside the country. Yup, the second biggest wireless carrier in the United States has started sending text messages to its subscribers just this week, basically notifying them that AT&T’s Wi-Fi calling feature has been expanded to territories outside the US. As updated in the official web page for AT&T’s Wi-Fi calling service, the feature can now be used in the Domestic Coverage Area (which includes the US, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands) as well as from most international regions.
Verizon Wireless has announced that it will be offering Wi-Fi calling to its subscribers who own iPhone devices by way of Apple’s recent update to its iOS 9.3 mobile operating system. According to the Big Red, it had already started rolling out support for Wi-Fi calling in 2015 but only to mobile users who have Android powered handsets. This year, the biggest wireless carrier in the United States is looking to further expand its support for Wi-Fi calling to iOS users as well.
The biggest wireless carrier in the United States will officially begin the rollout of its Wi-Fi Calling feature this week to a certain number of subscribers that own smartphones powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system.
FreedomPop is a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that uses Sprint’s network, and it has revealed its plans of further widening its current range of smartphone offerings by introducing a new handset that is capable of using Wi-Fi for voice calls, text messaging, and data. For those not familiar with FreedomPop, it is considered the first mobile network provider to provide 100 percent free wireless services for customers.
AT&T has just been cleared by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to roll out its Wi-Fi Calling feature on select models of Apple’s iPhones that have been updated with iOS 9, the latest version of the iOS mobile operating system.
Finally, the second biggest wireless carrier in the United States has launched its native Wi-Fi calling feature for select mobile devices. After having its request for a waiver approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), AT&T is starting its rollout of its Wi-Fi calling feature, which for now is made available to iPhone devices that have been updated with iOS 9, the latest version of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system.
The Google Nexus 6 smartphone generally works on all major wireless carriers in the United States. But those who bought their Nexus 6 devices from T-Mobile will get to enjoy some additional custom features soon, including support for Wi-Fi calling.
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