In addition to MetroPCS' about-face on voice-over-LTE (VoLTE), Acme Packet (APKT -2.9%) may have...

|About: Acme Packet, Inc. (APKT)|By:, SA News Editor

In addition to MetroPCS' about-face on voice-over-LTE (VoLTE), Acme Packet (APKT -2.9%) may have fallen over the last two days thanks to comments from Verizon about its own VoLTE plans. Verizon CTO Nicola Palmer recently claimed the carrier will start VoLTE consumer trials in LTE, and do a full service launch the next year. Though that schedule doesn't differ much from what Raymond James has suggested, Verizon had previously talked about a 2013 launch.