Update from Sprint Adds Wi-Fi Calling to Galaxy S4
Sprint today said a small software update being pushed to the tri-band Sprint Spark-compatible variant of the Galaxy S4 adds Wi-Fi calling. Wi-Fi calling is a free service and includes voice calls and messaging when connected to Wi-Fi networks. The Spark GS4 is the fourth handset to earn its Wi-Fi calling wings from Sprint. Sprint says it will add Wi-Fi calling to other devices in the coming months.
AT&T iPhone Owners Can Now Use WiFi Calling
AT&T today enabled WiFi calling on the iPhone. iPhone owners who've updated to iOS 9 can make and receive voice calls via WiFi rather than cellular networks.
Verizon Brings WiFi Calling to iPhone Via Message+ App
Verizon Wireless updated its Verizon Message+ app for iPhones, adding the ability to make phone calls over WiFi. In order for WiFi calling to work, Verizon iPhone owners will need to switch on the advanced calling function of their phone.
Sprint Updating iPhones with WiFi Calling
Sprint today said it is bringing WiFi Calling to Apple's iPhones. The carrier will push out a small system update over the next few days that will allow owners to make phone calls over WiFi.
Sprint Says Network Vision Is Basically Done
Sprint recently indicated that its years-long Network Vision project is coming to a close. Sprint's 1900MHz LTE network covers 260 million POPs, according to Sprint CFO Joe Euteneuer, who made the comments at a Bank of America investor conference this week.