tad at spotco.us
Tue Nov 3 17:49:24 UTC 2020
Carriers across the world are currently phasing out and re-farming 2G and 3G
spectrum for upcoming 5G.
Furthermore phone calls and SMS cannot be made on 4G without an IMS stack.
On the Android side of things:
There is currently no work on open source IMS for Android.
On the "Linux phone" side of things:
The PinePhone and Librem 5, with their EG25 and PLS8 modems respectively, handle
Aside from sending an AT command to choose an appropriate profile for the
carrier, there is nothing required in kernel/userspace.
They appear to be the only currently viable options for phone calls in 2021
I don't have any solutions.
I just want to start a discussion about it.
Food for thought.
I considered posting this to the F-Droid forum, but felt it might be more
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