I would like to see Telus enable WiFi calling capabilities outside Canada.
I have NOT heard a realistic or reasonable explanation as to why it is not offered. I have heard some explanations that make little or no sense..
- It is illegal - NONSENSE. It is illegal in some places, like the UAE, Saudi Arabia, China, It is not illegal most places. Rogers, Freedom, and I think others like Videotron offer it internationally.
-Our partners that provide the wifi calling internationally have not signed agreements with Telus.
OH REALLY? WiFi calling is provided over the internet, internet to TELUS head end. Telus is not responsible for signing agreements with internet providers for this. The end user gets the connection (this was the "nonsense" explanation today).
-Speculation - maybe, just maybe, they meant they didn't have agreements with mobile services providers "in other countries....SOOO...why would "all of these" other providers sign agreements with Sprint, TMobile USA, AT&T, Verizon, Rogers, Freedom, etc, and NOT sign agreements with Telus? Moreover, why would Verizon/Sprint/AT&T/T-mobile offer pretty much global WiFi calling to their own customers and somehow sign an agreement that Rogers, Freedom, etc. and NOT Telus can also do wi-Fi calling?
These explanations do NOT make sense. Enable WIFi calling globally (except where prohibited) please. And if there is a bona fide (ie. "none of the nonsense reasons above") why Telus can't do it, I'd like to know.