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KDDI to Start Japan's First VoLTE Telephone Service with India


November 19,2018

KDDI CORPORATION and OKINAWA CELLULAR TELEPHONE COMPANY plan on November 21 [Jump to the applicable section1] to become Japan's first telecommunications service providers [Jump to the applicable section2] to offer high audio quality VoLTE telephony in India.

The new offering adds India to the four countries and territories (including the United States and South Korea) where au World Service "VoLTE" is already available. It is part of an ongoing phased expansion of service to countries and territories worldwide.

"Reliance Jio welcomes KDDI's customers to India on the first VoLTE and HD voice roaming network in India. Using Jio's 4G LTE network, users will have the best data, voice, and messaging experience wherever they travel in the country," said Mark Yarkosky of collaborating Indian service provider RELIANCE JIO INFOCOMM LIMITED.

At KDDI, we are a company that continues to provide excitement as we move forward with the integration of telecommunications and life design. By partnering with overseas telecomms service providers to enrich day-to-day user experience, we aim to generate new value through customer experience.

For details about au World Service "VoLTE", visit the au website at:
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  • Notes:
  • [1]
    Phased service area expansion is scheduled to begin on Nov. 21, 2018.
  • [2]
    KDDI survey data current as of Nov. 19, 2018.

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