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Sprint Updating iPhones with WiFi Calling

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Apr 8, 2015, 3:53 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

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. The feature is available to the iPhone 5s, 5c, 6, and 6 Plus. Calls made via WiFi will not count against customers' voice plan minutes. Sprint said traveling customers will be able to make free WiFi calls from more than 200 countries around the world. According to Sprint, 25 of its handsets are now capable of using its WiFi Calling service. WiFi Calling is available at no additional charge when calling to a U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico phone number.

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Apr 8, 2015, 4:31 PM

Poor indoorcoverage

When you have to bake in wifi calling into your handsets, you know your spectrum sucks for indoor penetration. For the longest time Sprint employees would bad mouth tmobile for their wifi calling.
Spectrum isn't the issue with indoor coverage -- it's frequency. 1900 mhz typically does not penetrate buildings as well as the 850 mhz cellular band. However, the problem with cellular frequencies is the lack of voice clarity.

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