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Ubuntu Touch Planning Path For VoLTE/4G Support

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In addition to still working on moving from Ubuntu 16.04 to 20.04 LTS for its base, Ubuntu Touch has also begun engaging in another important project: supporting Voice over LTE (VoLTE) with Ubuntu Touch.

Currently Ubuntu Touch doesn't support VoLTE/4G but considering 2G and 3G networks around the world are beginning to be disbanded, they need to begin towards supporting at least 4G.

In the United States and elsewhere network operators are beginning to dismantle their 2G/3G networks and thus Ubuntu Touch needs to quickly catch up in handling VoLTE/4G to remain relevant. The UBports Foundation has contracted Sysmocom to begin working on the software support so VoLTE ultimately can work under Ubuntu Touch when running on phones with capable hardware and firmware.

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First mention: On the way towards VoLTE support in Ubuntu Touch

Coverage by Brad Linder

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