With these carrier class features in place, a great deal of smartphone voice traffic will be able move over to Wi-Fi.
The Extra Mile
Carrier class Wi-Fi has come of age due to a range of improvements to the technology, as well as the competitive advantages that it offers operators. Smart carrier class Wi-Fi is in now an integral, strategic technology for operators who are looking to provide data where it’s needed and whenever it’s needed, such as urban environments, which are typically challenging coverage areas from a cellular radio perspective.
The applications of carrier class Wi-Fi are only truly realised when operators use Wi-Fi that meets users’ expectations in terms of quality and service. The operators that integrate smart carrier class Wi-Fi into their network offerings will be at a distinct competitive advantage to those who remain ignorant to its capabilities.