ALIV is VoLTE
VoLTE (Voice over LTE) is next generation wireless calling. You can make and receive calls over the LTE network once you have a compatible phone.
What are the benefits of VoLTE ?
- HD voice gives you more clarity on calls
- Faster call set up
- You can use both voice and LTE data at the same time.
Prior to VoLTE, data was carried over 3G when you were on a voice call. Now your data will be carried over LTE for faster speeds during phone calls.
What devices can I use for VoLTE?
- iPhone 6 and all newer models (including SE) with iOS 11.3 and above
Where can I access VoLTE?
VoLTE is currently available nationally on the ALIV LTE network. Your voice calls will still work over other operators 2G or 3G networks when roaming.
If you are not in an area where the ALIV LTE network is available, your call with automatically route through the network as normal.
How much does it cost?
There are no additional fees for using the VoLTE service. Your data allowance within your plan will not be affected.
How do I make sure my device is ready for VoLTE?
On supporting handsets, ensure that you are updated to the latest software. For iPhone, ensure that you have updated to iOS 11.3. Accept any “Carrier Settings Updates” that are available. You must also enable LTE Voice & Data under your settings. This can be found under Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data Options, and Enable LTE. If you wish to disable VoLTE, follow the same steps to select Data Only.