Ruckus Wireless has launched a collection of new technologies designed for IP-based voice calls over Wi-Fi.
The offerings are being integrated as standard features within the existing Ruckus portfolio.
According to a company statement, the products to help ensure high Wi-Fi Calling voice quality in the most challenging Wi-Fi environments.
The innovations will be demonstrated by Ruckus for the first time at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain and have been successfully tested with two of the biggest mobile network operators (MNOs) in the US.
Ruckus Wireless chief operating officer, Dan Rabinovitsj, said the technologies will improve the reliability and quality of Wi-Fi calling applications, which enables both service providers and enterprises to extract greater value from their Wi-Fi infrastructure.
“While voice over Wi-Fi isn’t new, the ability to deliver a carrier-class voice service over Wi-Fi is something that no one has mastered, until now.”
The vendor said the new features enable real-time, bidirectional voice calls that demand a narrow set of operating parameters from the network designed to ensure a high quality Wi-Fi Calling experience. They include a variety of new proprietary capabilities such as capacity-based client access control, Wi-Fi multimedia admission controls, directed roaming, and automatic packet flow heuristics.