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jthawks    365

Well I was connected at home on a call and as soon as I went around the corner call dropped no Wi-Fi no switching to lte calling. Not impressed.

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Galaxyguy    537

What phone do you have, and did you enable calling plus on both wifi and LTE?

 

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david279    464

Damn working great for me. Even switching bands.

 

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Paynefanbro    4,140

That's unfortunate. I noticed that WiFi Calling is much more reliable than before. I was outside and my phone was connected to a pretty weak wifi signal and my call stayed connected and clear.

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Dkoellerwx    7,911

Well I was connected at home on a call and as soon as I went around the corner call dropped no Wi-Fi no switching to lte calling. Not impressed.

 

Again, what device and are you sure you followed all the steps properly?

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jthawks    365

Again, what device and are you sure you followed all the steps properly?

s8 and after the call it said congratulations on using calling plus

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jthawks    365

So finally got it to work but call quality was just ok. I could hear the other person great but they said I kept breaking up. Now it won't config now. Oh well

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derrph    1,574

I actually was able to hear a calling plus call. My friend and I was out and he called our other friend who has an S8 and the call sounded good. Then the person with the S8 started to break up really bad. Is it possible that Sprint can route those calls as top priority on the network when one is made?

 

 

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chamb    559

I actually was able to hear a calling plus call. My friend and I was out and he called our other friend who has an S8 and the call sounded good. Then the person with the S8 started to break up really bad. Is it possible that Sprint can route those calls as top priority on the network when one is made?

 

 

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That SHOULD have already been thought of and set up. If it was not, then somebody looks bad.

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Galaxyguy    537

That SHOULD have already been thought of and set up. If it was not, then somebody looks bad.

From what was posted before, Sprint does not prioritize voice traffic, at least not yet.

 

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WiWavelength    31,438

That SHOULD have already been thought of and set up. If it was not, then somebody looks bad.

 

Yes, the somebody who looks bad is you -- for seemingly not knowing that voice QoS would mean implementing VoLTE.

 

Calling Plus is NOT VoLTE.

 

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derrph    1,574

From what was posted before, Sprint does not prioritize voice traffic, at least not yet.

 

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That's what I heard as well but it was around both the LG and Samsung phones were the only ones that was able to so calling plus. Hopefully when they activate the iPhones to do this that they prioritize the voice traffic. Either way it's a great start regardless. The kinks are more in likely still being worked out.

 

 

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chamb    559

From what was posted before, Sprint does not prioritize voice traffic, at least not yet.

 

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I am not sure if they are or are not prioritizing voice traffic, but voice will work poorly unless the data channel is not congested and running totally smooth. Any burp in the data destroys VOIP.  Running VOIP over a congested 5x5 band 26 channel with no voice prioritization will be  a disaster. This is true if it is VOIP or something just similar to VOIP.   When a data stream stutters, voice stutters unless it is buffered somewhere and gets some correction. 

 

My Directv Now Video streaming will buffer.  Suddenly it backs up about 3 seconds and repeats the programming that was messed up.   With voice, backing up and repeating the last 3 seconds of a voice call might not be so good.  It has to be almost flawless the first time.

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WiWavelength    31,438

People, this should not be a question.  Read the first post of this thread.  Calling Plus does not receive network prioritization. That has been stated from the beginning of this opt in soft launch.

 

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dkyeager    6,711

There is no doubt that much work remains for VoLTE. For those who are desperate for data access with voice beyond Wi-Fi, Sprint has done a favor by releasing Calling Plus. This gives Sprint data to improve the network for VoLTE.

 

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david279    464

BETA......

 

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Galaxyguy    537

I just did a quick call on my new S8+ with my wife and I was impressed. It didn't seem like there was any additional delay over 1x, and the call was clear. She was on an S7 connected to the cellular network (not wifi calling). I do have good LTE coverage at my house, so I'll have to try it when in some weaker areas to see how it works.

 

Note: I'm posting this from my S7 edge because I don't have Tapatalk set up yet on my S8+.

 

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jreuschl    483

Has Sprint announced they are updating certain older phones to support this or just speculation?  Seems common that anytime an update comes through in the devices forum someone says "no calling plus yet.  Maybe next one" like the S7 for example.

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danlodish345    702
On 8/22/2017 at 0:11 PM, Galaxyguy said:

I just did a quick call on my new S8+ with my wife and I was impressed. It didn't seem like there was any additional delay over 1x, and the call was clear. She was on an S7 connected to the cellular network (not wifi calling). I do have good LTE coverage at my house, so I'll have to try it when in some weaker areas to see how it works.

 

Note: I'm posting this from my S7 edge because I don't have Tapatalk set up yet on my S8+.

 

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where i live in new jersey cdma coverage is better then lte most parts of the state...so lte calling wouldnt be usable....

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xdfgf    161

At a heavily congested intersection the other day I could not make a call on CDMA but went through with no problem on calling plus. Pretty cool

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danlodish345    702
2 hours ago, xdfgf said:

At a heavily congested intersection the other day I could not make a call on CDMA but went through with no problem on calling plus. Pretty cool

it helps i guess relieve congestion....what band where you on when you made the call?

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xdfgf    161
5 hours ago, danlodish345 said:

it helps i guess relieve congestion....what band where you on when you made the call?

CDMA was 800 and lte b41 mm

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danlodish345    702
18 hours ago, xdfgf said:

CDMA was 800 and lte b41 mm

That's interesting so it doesn't really care what radio band it is on. I really hope to see improvements from Sprint with this new capability of theirs.

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burnout8488    492

In a few days we'll know if Sprint plans on using Calling Plus for LTE calling on the new Apple Watch Series 3. If not, it might be the first VoLTE device rolled out en masse on the network, since it lacks CDMA entirely. 

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lilotimz    10,873
1 hour ago, burnout8488 said:

In a few days we'll know if Sprint plans on using Calling Plus for LTE calling on the new Apple Watch Series 3. If not, it might be the first VoLTE device rolled out en masse on the network, since it lacks CDMA entirely. 

It does VOIP. 

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