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Orbi + ATT Fiber + iOS WiFi calling
I'm having an issue with iOS WiFi calling and I thought I'd ask here for general ideas about what problems I might be running in to or where to look next. Attempting to diagnose this problem has been difficult and I'm not sure what piece I should focus on.
When I make a call I can hear the person speaking but they can't hear me. Sometimes I can get a few seconds of audio to go through, enough for them to hear me say Hello, but it cuts out after that. I've stayed on the line for a long time just to see what happens and they can continue to talk but they never hear anything from me.
I have ATT Fiber using the Pace 5268AC residential gateway. Behind that is my netgear Orbi mesh system. On the Pace I have the Orbi in the DMZ+, that's about as good as I can get for the RG to act as a dumb modem. I live in an area where my cell service with ATT goes between no reception and 2 bars, so WiFi calling is pretty essential for good calls. I should add that I previously had a Linksys Velop system and the same issue with wifi calling occurred. So I'm starting to think it's something between the modem and the wifi/router system.
I don't think it's the phone since my wife and I have the same problems.
I've done a bit of testing by connecting to the modem's wifi and I don't have issues with wifi calling.
My network itself isn't too complicated. Internet -> Modem (Pace 5268 AC) -> Orbi -> Umanaged switch for hardware devices along with the WiFi the orbi puts out. I should note that the modem is also an wifi access point but I've turned the wifi radios off.