WiFi Calling.

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Does anyone know yet if BellMTS will be bringing WiFi Calling in to the Manitoba market like they have in other markets across Canada?
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Has anyone seen any news on this? It may help with poor cell coverage that is currently out there.
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Bell offers it. I am expecting that in a year or so, BellMTS wireless will cease to exist, and will simply become part of Bell mobility.
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There's already a thread on this topic with a Network Architect's input. It's from a year ago but might make sense to keep the discussion in that thread. https://community.bellmts.ca/mts/topi...
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I was hoping that there would be some update since the last post on this thread was 1 year ago and the fact that MTS is now BellMTS. My thought was that if Bell has Wifi calling than why couldn't BellMTS.
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Depends on things like what software and  hardware Bell is using compared to what MTS had before the sale. 
I would  guess there are  back end changes that have to be made across the whole network to make it happen and probably takes some time to buy and test.
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I completely agree. Im just trying to maybe get people thinking a bit.
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So is there any update on this? Just had a friend upgrade her phone to an S7 on Rogers and her voice over LTE and Wifi calling works great yet we have neither.
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Hello anyone? Bell MTS now and still no volte or wifi calling?
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For competitive reasons I don't expect to hear an announcement on this site from any of the BellMTS staff about those features before a general news release or ad campaign starts.

Graham has said in the Hwy 75 thread that he is currently  busy working on new activities / features  so those could some of the network  improvements on his task list.
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I would really love to have wifi calling for my job, and I'm considering switching so I can get it sooner than later. I really don't want to, but sometimes I'm forced to use Fongo in certain places. It works decent, but I'm sure wifi calling with my actual number through an official system would work slightly better. That, and I've been with them many years and I'm reluctant to switch and lose the flat rate data. Last carrier I was with was Cantel, before Rogers bought them.
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Well I kind of see how it could be competitive as Rogers has it Fido has it and telus supposedly has it. Sorta crazy but they are the last Ones.
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i switched to Telus about 4 months ago. They do have WiFi calling but only for Apple products for some stupid reason.
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Thats dum.
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Scratch that, they released WiFi calling for my LG G6 about a week and a half ago.
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We're excited about VoLTE and WiFi calling too, but presently do not have any set dates or devices for when this will be available. Please stay tuned!

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