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Verizon Seeking Permission from FCC for WiFi Calling

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Jarahawk

Oct 23, 2015, 8:02 PM

Remember when...

Verizon ridiculed T-mobile and Sprint for offering Wi-Fi calling. Something about how they didn't need to offer it because their network is so expansive.
As i'm sitting here in downtown Phoenix with no service in my first floor condo, have to go out in the street to get 1-2 bars of service..

Luckily they FINALLY sent me a network extender for free after complaining for 2yrs about it
Mark_S

Oct 26, 2015, 4:28 PM

Why......

When you can download an app that will offer the same WIFI calling as long as there is a SIM installed.
ReyBanz

Oct 23, 2015, 5:37 PM

Not True

T-Mobie has offered WiFi Calling since 2007. I had it on a flip phone!
It's not just Phonescoop that keeps getting it wrong as far as when T-Mobile began offering Wi-Fi calling. Almost every article on other tech sites that brings this up says T-Mobile recently began offering Wi-Fi calling - wrong.

And , strangely , ...
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True, but it was for a different reason, T-Mobile did it because of lack of service in many areas. Which has significantly improved, probably to the point it's not needed for the most part. Still it was nice to have it outside the country and there ...
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lostinohio

Oct 23, 2015, 5:52 PM

Guess their app didn't work?

In my opinion, that was a bad idea to offer wifi calling via their VZMessage App.
You right
 
 
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