VoLTE and VoWIFI: What You Need to Know about HD Voice Calls

It’s time to switch up your digital lifestyle



As the world continues to transition towards the digital space, the need for reliable connectivity has never been greater, especially while the pandemic continues to rage on and schools and offices remain closed. People must be able to make clear calls to address their daily responsibilities. Fortunately, the latest developments in communications technology have made staying in the loop a lot easier.  


A few years back, 3G technology was primarily used to handle calls. While it may have revolutionized communications, there's no denying that it had its fair share of limitations. But now that VoLTE and VoWiFi have entered the picture, standards have risen.


With this upgrade towards 4G LTE networks, people can expect improved audio and video quality during calls. Since the two technologies are more capable than their predecessors, they'll naturally pave the way for a smoother mobile experience.


Everything You Need to Know About VoLTE and VoWiFi

If you want to learn more about VoLTE and VoWiFi, the guide below will discuss everything you need to know!


What is VoLTE?

VoLTE stands for Voice Over Long-Term Evolution (LTE), a breakthrough in telecommunications that enables voice calls through LTE rather than the 2G and 3G networks that we normally use. Since you'll be talking with others with a stronger network, it will ultimately result in clearer and uninterrupted calls.



What is VoWIFI?

VoWiFi stands for Voice Over Wi-Fi, an innovation designed to complement VoLTE by letting you make calls over your home WiFi network. As long as you have access to the web, you can reach anyone, even if you have poor mobile coverage in your area. 


What are the benefits of VoLTE and VoWiFi?

HD-quality calls

As mentioned, mainstream adoption of these networks will result in the improved quality of video and voice calls. While some communication providers will continue to offer services through 3G, it's expected that VoLTE will eventually assert itself in the market.  


Faster call set-up

Apart from improving audio and video quality, VoLTE and VoWiFi will optimize call set-ups. Given that these networks are a lot faster than 2G and 3G, set-up times can be shorter by one to five seconds. 


Uninterrupted calls, even while you stream or play

One of the great things about VoLTE is that it keeps you connected to 4G LTE even when you're talking on the phone. 


Back when calls were done in 2G or 3G, users who were streaming video or running mobile games would experience connectivity problems when they suddenly receive a call. Thanks to VoLTE's increased capacities, you can now answer calls while performing other tasks simultaneously.


Strong indoor signal 

Making the switch to VoWiFi will also eliminate coverage problems. If the mobile signal is a bit weak in your room, you will no longer have to sit by the window or go outside your house to make a quick call. Just connect to your home's WiFi network, and you'll be able to talk in no time. 


How do I get VoLTE and VoWiFi?

Get VoLTE and VoWiFi with Globe Postpaid! If you're a postpaid customer currently using an LTE SIM and a VoLTE/VoWiFi-capable device and resides in one of our listed areas, you may request a VoLTE activation via the GlobeOne app


Here's what you need to do!

    1. Just go to Quick Actions 

    2. Click Help Center

    3. Search for VoLTE

    4. Click “I want to activate my VoLTE/VoWiFi service”

    5. Raise a concern


You can also visit any Globe store in the areas mentioned or inquire through Globe's official social media accounts.


Switch Up Your Digital Lifestyle

LTE and WiFi have changed connectivity standards forever, and we should expect the same for VoLTE and VoWiFi. If you want to switch up your digital lifestyle, then using both data sources will give you just that. With the improved connectivity, you get to enjoy better quality calls for your personal and professional life.



Art Matthew Ian Fetalver

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