Voice in an LTE environment: the implications of VoLTE and strategies for operators
- ID: 2298268
- June 2012
- 9 Pages
- Analysys Mason Group
Operators need to be realistic in assessing the potential efficiency savings from LTE voice.
Mobile operators in developed markets are now rolling out LTE smartphones to their customer bases. These devices require voice service support, but few operators have a clear strategy for the 'long-term evolution' of their voice services, both in terms of cost and revenue, and in terms of portfolio development.
This Viewpoint provides:
- an overview of the various technological options available to operators
- a status report of the major VoLTE deployments worldwide
- discussion of the various inputs to the VoLTE investment decision.