I agree, but there were no plans of this yet.
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Wifi calling is just similar to other VoIP calling / Instant Messaging apps that uses bandwith and data connection. Since Globe doesn't offer this service yet, you may try to use Instant messaging apps that supports VoIP calling... Best example of these are Viber, Whatspp, WeChat, Skype, etc.. a lot of IM apps that offers VoIP calling. Most of them are free to use.
Hope this helps...
The ones you mentioned isn't what the OP is pertaining to. Those apps require that both the sender and receiver have those apps and a smartphone, whereas WiFi Calling just routes your GSM voice calls and even SMS/MMS on your wireless home connection. It's especially useful when your place has weak cell service but you have a broadband connection. With WiFi Calling you can still make calls and send and receive texts.
I hope Globe implements this soon.
I agree. Viber, iMessage, Skype, or any other voip style apps aren't what the original question pertains to. The other party must have these apps installed, with good data connection, and a smartphone.
Apple has implemented a feature in the iPhone called WiFi Calling:
Apple's Wi-Fi Calling uses wifi then connects to the carrier, which then transfers the connection through standard voice cellular. The caller is charged his usual plan or prepaid consumption. This is good for cell signal poor but wi-fi rich areas.
However this feature is carrier-supported. My problem is two-fold... at home, when indoors my Globe signal is very thready, just 1 bar, enough to receive and send SMS, but not enough to have acceptable quality voice calls. In addition, as I work in a hospital, many areas like the operating room and radiology, being heavily shielded from medical radiation, have poor signals... but we have excellent wifi coverage. This will solve my (and a lot of other people's) problem by offering this feature.