White Paper

Introduction to POLQA v3

The latest release of ITU-T Rec. P863 (2018)

POLQA is an objective perceptual QoE metric that predicts the overall listening speech quality of narrowband (NB) to super-wideband (SWB) telecommunication scenario as perceived by users. It was initially standardized as ITU-T P.863 in 2011 and went through a couple of revisions, the latest one POLQA v2.4 in 2014.

POLQA has become widely adopted as the preferred speech quality test method for predicting voice MOS in mobile networks. TEMS has included support for POLQA in all its tools since 2011 and has sold over 20,000 POLQA v2.4 licenses to 530 companies in 130 Countries. We are proud to be one of the biggest suppliers of Audio Quality measurement equipment for Network Testing in the world.

Upgrading to POLQA v3 is highly recommended to provide accurate measurement of newer mobile networks.

Download our white paper to learn more.