40 operators to deploy VoLTE

40 operators are in different stages of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) deployment worldwide.

Six operators have launched VoLTE (voice over LTE) worldwide across Azerbaijan, Germany, South Korea, Hong Kong and US. Operators who have launched VoLTE include: Azercell, O2, KT, LG U+, SK Telecom, CSL Soft and Evolve Broadband.

23 operators are in the process of deploying VoLTE whereas seven operators are trialling VoLTE in different categories. In India both Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio are trialling VoLTE in respective circles.

The first wave of VoLTE service launches that include support for HD voice (using W-AMR) has begun.

Worldwide VoLTE Status 
Country                       Operator                      Status  
Azerbaijan                  Azercell                       Launched
Germany                     O2 Germany              Launched
South Korea               KT                                 Launched
South Korea               LG U+                          Launched
South Korea               SK Telecom               Launched
USA                               Evolve Broadband  Launched
Australia                         Optus                              Trialling
Austria                            T Mobile                         Trialling
Canada                            Sasktel                            In deployment
Canada                            Telus                               In deployment
China                               China Mobile                In deployment
Germany                         DT                                   In deployment
Germany                         E Plus                             Planned
Hong Kong                 CSL Soft                      Launched
Hong Kong                     PCCW                             In deployment
India                                Bharti Airtel                  Trialling
India                                Reliance Jio                  Trialling
Japan                               NTT DoCoMo               Planned
Japan                               Softbank                        In deployment
Lebanon                          Alfa                                 In deployment
Netherlands                    Tele2                              In deployment
Netherlands                    Vodafone                       Study phase
Russia                               Yota                                In deployment
Saudi Arabia                   Mobily                            In deployment
Singapore                        StarHub                         In deployment
Slovakia                           T-Mobile Slovensko    Planned
Slovenia                           Telekom Slovenije       In deployment
Spain                                 Telefonica                     Trialling
Sweden                             Tele2                              In deployment
Sweden                             Teliasonera                   In deployment
Turkey                              Avea                               Trialling
UAE                                   Etisalat                         In deployment
UK                                      EE                                 In deployment
USA                                    AT&T                            In deployment
USA                                    C-Spire                         In deployment
USA                                    T Mobile US                In deployment
USA                                    US Cellular                  In deployment
USA                                    Sprint                           In deployment
USA                                    Verizon Wireless        In deployment
USA                                     VTel                             Trialling

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