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Topic # 196142 20-May-2016 17:13
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Noticed today a couple calls sounded HD quality, flicked a tweet to Spark and they are rolling it out over the next month's for compatible devices.



Anyone noticed the change?

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  Reply # 1556446 20-May-2016 17:39
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Is this only for Spark to Spark calls, or have they got it working cross network with Vodafones HD Voice? I was sure I saw a post somewhere saying they would never have cross network HD Voice.





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  Reply # 1556463 20-May-2016 18:21
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tardtasticx:

 

Is this only for Spark to Spark calls, or have they got it working cross network with Vodafones HD Voice? I was sure I saw a post somewhere saying they would never have cross network HD Voice.

 

 

Last i checked 2degrees to vodafone isnt cross network too, ashame really.. kinda makes it pointless.

 

 

 

is worth the ask, is this just HD Voice or have spark built up LTE voice into their network?





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  Reply # 1556495 20-May-2016 19:19
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Wondering also if this is part of the bandwidth buy up in March, would be great if all Teleco's could get this tech to work together.


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  Reply # 1556582 20-May-2016 22:00
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MushroomNZ:

 

Wondering also if this is part of the bandwidth buy up in March, would be great if all Teleco's could get this tech to work together.

 

 

If you are referring to the 70MHZ of 2300MHZ TDD spectrum this is to be used for mobile broadband.

 

http://www.zdnet.com/article/sparks-2300mhz-spectrum-bid-approved-by-nz-comcom/

 

 


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  Reply # 1556598 20-May-2016 22:30
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I did notice yesterday when talking to my wife and another mate that it sounded like HD voice, good to know


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  Reply # 1556603 20-May-2016 22:47
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Nice, HD Voice is the shiznits


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  Reply # 1556655 21-May-2016 06:33
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Does this apply to Skinny too, as it's on the same network.




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  Reply # 1556656 21-May-2016 06:52
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Very nice. I normally use facebook messanger to talk to people, so the step down in quality on a phone call is really bad, this should make phonecalls more tollerable.





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  Reply # 1556707 21-May-2016 10:06
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ajw:

 

MushroomNZ:

 

Wondering also if this is part of the bandwidth buy up in March, would be great if all Teleco's could get this tech to work together.

 

 

If you are referring to the 70MHZ of 2300MHZ TDD spectrum this is to be used for mobile broadband.

 

http://www.zdnet.com/article/sparks-2300mhz-spectrum-bid-approved-by-nz-comcom/

 

 

 

 

Yea, I am guessing due to the requirement for them to use it, the pushed this though as one of the options to show they are using it?


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  Reply # 1556722 21-May-2016 10:48
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Just like G722 on a voip network, kind of pointless without an interconnect between them. I guess there isn't any benefit to the providers, but wouldn't it be a fantastic way to show they care about user experience?!

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  Reply # 1556738 21-May-2016 11:07
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MushroomNZ:

 

ajw:

 

MushroomNZ:

 

Wondering also if this is part of the bandwidth buy up in March, would be great if all Teleco's could get this tech to work together.

 

 

If you are referring to the 70MHZ of 2300MHZ TDD spectrum this is to be used for mobile broadband.

 

http://www.zdnet.com/article/sparks-2300mhz-spectrum-bid-approved-by-nz-comcom/

 

 

 

 

Yea, I am guessing due to the requirement for them to use it, the pushed this though as one of the options to show they are using it?

 

 

HD voice has zero to do with this bandwidth

 

 





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  Reply # 1556760 21-May-2016 12:09
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andrewNZ: Does this apply to Skinny too, as it's on the same network.

 

I just called voicemail and there was no improvement. Of course, the voicemail service itself may not have been upgraded to HD!


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  Reply # 1556884 21-May-2016 16:47
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I seem to remember some news about HD Voice several years ago and I think I even experienced it at the time. Is that right - was it here once before and went away or am I going further nuts? I think I was on Vodafone at the time.


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  Reply # 1556928 21-May-2016 18:08
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eracode:

 

I seem to remember some news about HD Voice several years ago and I think I even experienced it at the time. Is that right - was it here once before and went away or am I going further nuts? I think I was on Vodafone at the time.

 

 

No it hasn't come and gone, it's just Spark coming late to the party :)

 

 





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  Reply # 1557574 22-May-2016 21:00
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 Exciting, now we just need to get some carrier handovers using g722 and HD voice


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