Verizon Wireless today announced that Skype Mobile is now vailable on 20 phones includig prepaid smartphones. Here is more info:
Skype mobile operates on Verizon network in the United States and lets customers make unlimited Skype-to-Skype calls to Mexico, Southeast Asia and anywhere else in the world when they purchase a data package. Skype mobile is "always on," so customers can use their phones for other tasks, but their Skype contacts know if they are available to talk or Instant Message (IM).
Skype mobile is also available on select prepaid smartphones, offering customers who choose those plans a great option for international calling at low Skype rates to help them stay in touch with friends and family whether they are around the corner or around the world.
The easy-to-download app features a user interface that has a drop-down menu with flags for international dialing and ?refer a friend? options. In addition to Spanish, Skype mobile is available in Korean and simple Chinese, providing more flexibility and the ability to communicate around the world. Even if customers? families aren?t able to be at the holiday table, they can still connect with their loved ones.
The Pantech Crux, LG Octane, and Samsung Zeal are the most recent phones to be added to the Skype mobile line up. Customers can download the app from Media Center/Get It Now or the online media store at www.verizonwireless.com/mp3 Customers can also text ?SKYPE? to 2255 to get a message with the link to download Skype mobile. For more information on Skype mobile and a full list of compatible devices, visit www.verizonwireless.com/skypemobile