T-Mobile Brings WI-Fi Calling To Android Phones

T-Mobile is planning to offer its American customers Wi-Fi calling technology on its Android-based mobile phones.

On Wednesday, the mobile network carrier revealed its plans to extend Wi-Fi technology to its subscribers with mobile phones running the Android operating system in the United States, tech news site Tech Radar reports.

The company has said that the Wi-Fi technology solution will be built-in with several upcoming Android-based handsets including, its own myTouch and the Motorola Defy.

At present, T-Mobile offers the technology on number of devices, including Nokia E73, BlackBerry Curve 8520, BlackBerry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 3G.

"T-Mobile's expansion of Wi-Fi Calling to Android smartphones is an excellent innovation, and part of our ongoing initiatives on behalf of our customers to enhance indoor coverage," said vice president of connected family products and services division at T-Mobile in the US.

According to the report, this technology will be offered to subscribers immediately via a Wi-Fi smart application by Kineto.