T-Mobile introduces Enhanced Voice Services

T-Mobile introduces Enhanced Voice Services
T-Mobile introduced its Enhanced Voice Services (EVS) today. The carrier describes it as a next-generation voice technology for which a patent is pending. Among the features that EVS provides to T-Mobile customers is improved call reliability. This means that even in areas where there is a weak LTE signal, dropped calls will be a rarity.

Using a broader range of audio frequencies, EVS call quality is even better than what you have been hearing using HD Voice. And the beauty of this technology is that it works on both T-Mobile's LTE network, and over Wi-Fi.

EVS is available right now out of the box on the LG G5. A software update sent out this week added the feature to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. By the end of the year, seven T-Mobile branded smartphones will support EVS. And when a T-Mobile subscriber is in conversation using a EVS compatible phone, he or she will receive the benefits of the feature even if the person on the other end is a customer of another carrier.

T-Mobile also revealed that its roll out of VoLTE led to today's introduction of EVS. According to the nation's third largest carrier (and the only mobile operator whose CEO isn't afraid of mentioning SpongeBob Squarepants in a promotional video), calls go through twice as fast using VoLTE. 27 million T-Mobile customers using 40 handsets that support the service, are making 300 million calls a day using VoLTE. That represents more than 50% of all calls that go through T-Mobile's pipelines daily.

source: T-Mobile

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6 Comments

1. redbaronk12

Posts: 99; Member since: Dec 14, 2013

So probably no Project Fi Support?

2. aikoo

Posts: 129; Member since: Feb 27, 2016

Let us take a minute... ... God bless.

3. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

thought this was also on the s6 and note 5 also not just s7

4. eden555

Posts: 29; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

will the s6 edge get ESV ??? hope its one of the 7 in the list

5. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Damn! T-Mobile just keeps getting better and better all the time.

6. michaelny2001

Posts: 308; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

If you live in NYC area, do NOT activate that damn thing. I have it now on AT&T and it forces my Note 4 during a call to stay at 1 bar of 4G LTE and loses reception. If i disable it, it switches to 4G right away and i have good reception. It's not ready yet or perhaps T-Mobile is much better than AT&T in NYC area/Long island as well.

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