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Vendors lead Voice over LTE Forum

Mon, 03/09/2009 - 8:15am
Monica Alleven, Wireless Week

A group of wireless companies announced the formation of the Voice over LTE via Generic Access (VoLGA) Forum.

The joint effort aims to define a set of specifications within the Forum for enabling the delivery of voice services over Long Term Evolution (LTE) access networks based on the current 3GPP Generic Access Network (GAN) standard.

Members include Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei, Kineto Wireless, LG Electronics, Motorola, Nortel, Samsung, Starent Networks, T-Mobile and ZTE.

The VoLGA Forum says it wants to enable mobile operators to deliver voice and messaging services over upcoming LTE radio access networks using the same core networks they use to support voice services on 2G/GSM and 3G/UMTS radio access networks.

The participants are working on an initial set of specs that they plan to publish by mid-year.

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