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WhatsApp begins testing voice calling feature over 3G and Edge in India

By Justin Kahn
Feb 6, 2015
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  1. After nearly a year of waiting since the first we heard of the feature, we recently spotted reports of voice calling appearing for some WhatsApp users in India. Today, more information has surfaced from BGR India saying WhatsApp has begun...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,519   +2,060

    Hopefully it'll work over WiFi as well.
     
  3. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 1,915   +537

    Of course it works over WiFi, the problem is getting the sound quality right for low bandwidth networks (aka slow 3G).
     
  4. hitech0101

    hitech0101 TS Guru Posts: 435   +24

    Waiting for this to roll out to everyone. Hope Telecoms don't ruin it by reclassifying voice data packets as a different add on pack and apply charges to data voice calling.
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,519   +2,060

    The problem is getting it to work first. Apparently, at the moment you have to receive a call 1st before being able to make one, good luck with that one. Anyway that'll be sorted out before it's available to everyone so it should be a non issue.
     

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