just switch back to koodo from rogers

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im back to koodo because the service was horrible on rogers i submitted low service tickets they never helped me and i was always on Edge network or 3g on my iphone 7 plus and sometimes lte got suckered in to one of they're promotions from rogers last year. But now koodo got some better ones an always has better lte but one issue i just noticed in the cellular settings is to use lte with voice and data isn't there for an option like i did with a rogers sim card i had updated the carrier settings on my iphone when i got the new koodo sim today when i make phone calls it always stays on 3G but when i get off the phone goes back to LTE can someone help me with this issue? 
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Koodo has not yet rolled out their Voice over LTE network change. Based on a few recent posts here, it is being tested, but as yet unavailable.
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As stated above, it's not an issue. Rogers has VoLTE up and running, whereas Telus/Koodo is still in the testing phase.
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Just wondering how long does it take them for testing months or a years because i could sure use that service being in a place with very poor cellphone service little to none most of the time do you think it would be ready for mid summer or by the fall at least
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Dont quote me on this but I believe they are looking to roll it out by the end of this year.
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Thanks Allan would be great
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VoLTE won't make any difference if you are in an area with poor connectivity.
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Yes. If you are in an area with poor service connectivity, you would be looking for wifi calling, not VoLTE.

VoLTE improves voice call QUALITY, not reception.
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VoLTE will be available all over Canada September 18 2017 support rep told me over the phone
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OK thanks for the infor now i know the different between the two now would koodo be having wifi calling then later on
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In order to use VoLTE you must need Koodo/Telus brand phone since they register IMEI into there system. If you have unlocked phone from any other operator than it won't work.
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Its just a guess from what I've read, and talked to other reps and people about, not a deffinite answer.VoLTE is only available on Rogers postpaid so that could be it too. Other than that information I cant help you much unfortunately.
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RE what Allan said...I certainly hope that's accurate. That basically flushes LG G series phones down the drain, as bootloaders on Canadian variants starting with the G4 cannot be unlocked, meaning no custom ROM's.

Makes Lenovorola a nice option. Custom ROM and you gain VoLTE support (YMMV with carrier).

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Actually, that is wrong, even with Fido. I recently gave Fido a try since Koodo is months/years behind in technology. I was using an iPhone 7 from TELUS, unlocked. According to Fido Twitter, all iPhone 7 are "not the same for Wifi calling, the phone would need to be purchased from Fido directly for the feature to work." Then I tried online chat, asked the rep if it is possible to add Wi-Fi Calling to the line. The rep added Wi-Fi Calling right there, didn't even mention the phone. Then Fido Twitter says: "Surprised to read this!"

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Well I phone has different scenario, iPhone doesn't provide any carrier specific firmware but in android case they are totally based of customization from each network provider except Google's product, but still they need to add Google's phone in approved products.

Before Koodo I used to have $75 unlimited NA/5GG plan, which was wonderful but when I move to my present location in Kitchener/Waterloo area, I had tough time since finding signals further Google pixel xl was not supporting VoLTE and WIFI calling that time but later they have added it.
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Forgot to mention previous provider was Rogers.