October 02, 2014
Kyocera Hydro Vibe latest to get Wi-Fi Calling update
By Mark Elliott
Kyocera Hydro Vibe is the latest smartphone from Sprint to get Wi-Fi Calling. The software update is rolling out now, and an update notification will be pushed to all our Hydro Vibe customers automatically during the next few weeks.
Wi-Fi Calling is available at no additional charge1 and lets you use voice and messaging services over existing home, office and public Wi-Fi networks. With Wi-Fi Calling, you will experience improved voice, data and messaging services in locations that previously had limited or no mobile network coverage.
How will customers benefit?
- Enhanced coverage: Customers will experience better call quality in locations with challenging network conditions.
- Easy setup: Once activated, everything is seamless and happens in the background.
- Unlimited voice calling and messaging on Wi-Fi: All domestic calling and messaging is FREE (standard CDMA international rates apply for international calls).
Currently, Wi-Fi Calling is available on HTC One® max, HTC One®(M8), HTC One® (M8) Harman/Kardon edition, HTC One (E8), HTC Desire 510, LG G3 Vigor™, LG G3, LG G Flex, Samsung Galaxy S 4 with Sprint Spark, Samsung Galaxy S® 4 mini, Samsung Galaxy S® 5, Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Sport, Samsung Galaxy Mega™, Samsung Galaxy Note® 3, Samsung Galaxy Note® 4 (coming Oct. 17) and SHARP AQUOS Crystal (coming soon).
Mark Elliott is a communications manager for the Wireless Devices team at Sprint. Based in Boston, he is well versed in the company’s business devices, tablets, push-to-talk products and Wi-Fi Calling. Mark can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1Check with your Wi-Fi provider to see if data charges may apply.