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Three UK adding VoLTE '4G Super-Voice' technology for better network coverage

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The Three UK wireless network has started rolling out VoLTE technology to its customers. Three is the first UK carrier to support VoLTE, which it calls "4G Super-Voice".

Three says:

"Based on a roll-out of low frequency 800 MHz spectrum it allows a mobile signal to travel much further into buildings and extends its reach to more rural areas, removing many of the current coverage 'blackspots' across the country. Customers will be able to make calls, send texts and get online in places that previously had poor or no signal. 4G Super-Voice is made possible by the addition of the low frequency spectrum to the Three network, that will enable its 4G network to carry voice calls using VoLTE technology as well as texts and data.

VoLTE "4G Super-Voice" already covers 50% of the UK population for indoor coverage and will be available to 5.5 million Three customers by 2017.

Source: Three UK

16 Comments
  • Sweeeeeet. So now I get this along with unltd data, 5000 texts and 200 minutes for £12.90 a month. I am a happy chappy! Posted via the Android Central App
  • How did you get that at £12.90 a month? Posted via the Android Central App
  • That's like twenty dollars! What the crap. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Yup, beauty of UK networks! Posted via the Android Central App
  • It's one of the discontinued deals that they had, rolling monthly sim only plan. They discontinued it a few months after I got the plan which I got for my nexus 5. Although they no longer sell the plan, they honoured it for all its users. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Unlimited data, unlimited texts and 200 minutes for £15 here, never had problems with my signal and can now voice over 4G woot :-) just waiting on the lg nexus 5x (2015) to come out and I'm all sorted :-)
  • I got the 12.90 deal for the nexus 5, currently on the G4 but might do the same as you and get the Nexus 5X! Posted via the Android Central App
  • I moved from EE to three earlier this year and I must be one of the few who doesn't have a problem with signal. But this is good news none the less! Posted via Moto X Play
  • Are you in London? Thinking of doing the same but always hear horror stories Posted via the Android Central App
  • 4G SUPER-ULTRA-XCLEAR-XVOICE Posted via the Android Central App
  • I won't hold my breath.
  • Any idea if this will trickle down to iD customers (or any other Three mvno's)? Posted via the Android Central App
  • Does it work with unlocked phones on SIM only contracts? Hoping so!
  • I don't see why it won't work with unlocked phones. Posted via the Android Central App via My Nexus 6
  • That's great news as I am also on Three. Posted via the Android Central App
  • This is great news I'm with 3 also. Posted via the Android Central App via My Nexus 6