Voice-over-Vodka (VoDKA) to bring new streams of revenue for mobile operators

According to research conducted at the York University, Canada, scientists have found a way to send text messages through Vodka [1][2]. Researchers claim the system could one day fill gaps where wireless technology fails.

absolutMeanwhile “Absolut”, a Swedish vodka distiller has announced interest over parts of Alcatel-Lucent, a network equipment vendor. The strategic move will allow both firms to drive innovation on “Voice over Vodka” (VoDKA) a new upcoming industry standard and cheaper alternative to VoLTE.

The technology will be available after extensive field-trials conducted in rural Russia and officially rolled out in most of Eastern Europe as early as 2015. [1]

ETSI (the global telecommunications standardization body) has set-up technical workgroups to address how VoDKA can be integrated into existing mobile network infrastructures and ensure inter-operability. Chief architects at BT and NSN agree that VoDKA opens exciting new possibilities in mobile data-offloading, at the cost of only a few extra potatoes.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in musings, telecoms, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s