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phrider 05-21-2012 06:27 PM

UMA vs new WiFi Calling
 
As I understand, the newest Blackberries on US TMO and some Canadian carriers offer a software-based WiFi Calling that differs from the older UMA-based wifi calling approach.

How does this differ, beyond the inability to switch from WiFi Calling to cellular coverage during a call?

What does this mean for router setup? And new tricks on the router and/or WiFi configuration?

NJBlackBerry 05-21-2012 06:46 PM

Re: UMA vs new WiFi Calling
 
No difference in setup. Doesn't work any worse or better.
The new WiFi calling, as you noted, dies when you leave the WiFi area.

phrider 06-29-2012 05:26 PM

Re: UMA vs new WiFi Calling
 
Just to be sure, a now disappeared official Blackberry tech article said TCP/IP Ports 443, 500, 4101, and 4500 to cover UMA, BIS, and BES.

Any other ports that should be open? Any need to differentiate TCP vs UDP ports?


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