ABI Research: HD Mobile VoIP to Be Widespread by 2015

Many of today's 3G networks can already handle high-definition voice over IP, and the upgrade is not expensive.

 By VoipPlanet.com Staff
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HD television and HD radio are realities. It is ironic that the telephone, patented in 1876 – years before either radio or TV – is the last of the three to get the quantum leap in quality that “High Definition” provides.

However it is here at last, and according to a new study from ABI Research, about 487 million mobile subscribers will use HD-enabled handsets to carry on clear, comprehensible conversations over upgraded networks in 2015.

That may seem surprising, because this market is virtually nonexistent today. Growth is expected to ramp up quickly in 2013, and then skyrocket starting in 2014. Why will growth be so sudden, and where will it start?

Click the link below to read the full report summary:
487 Million Users to Enjoy HD-Quality Mobile Voice in 2015

This article was originally published on May 7, 2010
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