Sprint soft launches VoLTE in some US markets

Sprint soft launches VoLTE in some US markets
Sprint is trying to come on par with the competition in the United States by finally soft launching VoLTE (voice over LTE) in selected markets. The new service will only be available in 15 cities in the United States, and it will only be compatible with three smartphones at first.

Sprint soft launches VoLTE in some US markets
If you're a Sprint customer and live in one of the areas where the carrier plans to greenlight VoLTE, your Calling Plus feature will be replaced by the new service via a software update that will be released in October along with the security patch.

Here are all the cities where Sprint recently introduced VoLTE: Atlanta-Athens, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas, Missouri, New York City, Oregon-West Washington, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco Bay, South Bay, Southern Jersey, and Washington DC.

As far as the devices go, Sprint's VoLTE will only work on the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, and S8 Active, but we can safely assume more devices will be added in the coming months. We're waiting for Sprint to make the move official and let customers know which cities will get VoLTE next and when.

source: S4GRU via AndroidPolice

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3 Comments

1. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

It's a soft launch... because it's nothing to get hard about. ;)

3. Venom

Posts: 2679; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

So it came too late?

2. SyCo87

Posts: 262; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Yes! Samsung S8+: Check! In San Francisco: Check! I'll be waiting for the update prompt. I will

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