WBA examines the opportunities of Wi-Fi Calling in the industry by producing guidelines documentation that will help the ecosystem including operators, service providers and device/infrastructure vendors currently exploring this opportunity, the focus areas include:

Wi-Fi Calling Opportunities and Challenges towards 5G – With the support from leading device vendors and leading operators
globally, for Wi-Fi Calling, the momentum for Wi-Fi Calling in the industry is increasing rapidly. WBA provides an ongoing
assessment of all critical factors regarding the implementation of Wi-Fi calling.

Wi-Fi Calling End-to-End System Standardization – WBA is addressing the identified gaps on previous work to develop a
specification impacting all players in the ecosystem. This ranges from; Emergency Call Support, Location, Quality of Experience, Regulatory work, among others.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Target Audience

Target Audience includes WBA members, Device vendors, device service provider, Wi-Fi advocates, industry analysts, Wi-Fi operators, Cellular Operators, networking equipment providers.

Business objectives

  • Harmonize Wi-Fi Calling architecture for best practice deployment

  • Give more confidence to service providers to deploy Wi-Fi Calling

Target Outcomes

The paper addresses the overview of Wi-Fi Calling Technologies and identify the business drivers, market opportunities and use cases for Wi-Fi Calling towards 5G era. End-to-end Wi-Fi Calling specification on which standards-based solutions could be implemented and deployed will be defined for Wi-Fi Calling interoperability trials that cover various deployment models and options providing inputs to the Carrier Wireless Services Trial Project.

PROJECT LEADERS

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Keywords

Wi-Fi Calling, Native Dialer, VoWi-Fi, VoLTE, Roaming, Emergency Services, Interworking Cellular <> Wi-Fi

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