T-Mobile USA today announced it will start offering Wi-Fi Calling to a wide selection of Android-powered smartphones on T-Mobile, including the recently announced new T-Mobile myTouch and Motorola DEFY with MOTOBLUR. Here is more info:
T-Mobile hosts approximately 40 million Wi-Fi calls per month, a number that has grown steadily since the company launched Wi-Fi Calling in June 2007. In addition to consumers benefiting from enhanced coverage, T-Mobile business customers - from small business to multinational corporations - have long taken advantage of the company?s Wi-Fi Calling plan offerings, enabling them to take advantage of the enhanced coverage, as well as the opportunity for reduced domestic and international minute usage, increased enterprise mobility cost savings and improved productivity benefits this solution can deliver. Currently, T-Mobile offers Wi-Fi Calling on numerous devices including the Nokia E73 Mode, BlackBerry Curve 8520, BlackBerry Bold 9700 and the new BlackBerry Curve 3G.
The implementation of Wi-Fi Calling for Android smartphones brings a new solution to a fast-growing mobile platform and broader range of smartphones for consumers and business customers. Powered by Kineto?s Smart Wi-Fi Application, T-Mobile?s Wi-Fi Calling for Android smartphones will be ready to use out-of-the-box, providing the ability to make voice calls and send SMS from accessible Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) access points across the globe in addition to the connectivity available through T-Mobile?s mobile network. The application will also include a tutorial for the benefit of first-time users of the feature. Check out our T-Mobile phone reviews at: http://www.mobiletechreview.com/T-Mobile-Phone-Reviews.htm