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2010-11-23 12:46:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans can now pick up their landline and mobile phones and call most telephones in the world for free. Based on the success of its public beta, Freephone2phone, Inc. (http://freephone2phone.com) has increased its service offer so any US resident can make unlimited, free 10-minute calls in the US and to telephones in over 50 countries. Unlike Skype, Vonage, Google Voice or magicJack, no sign up is required, neither is computer access or any...

2010-10-28 00:00:44

Bring the best from Skype and SIP to your business communication with Brekeke PBX. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2010 Brekeke Software, developer of SIP telephony software, today announced that the company has confirmed interoperability between Skype Connect 1.0 and Brekeke PBX. This new interoperability allows the users of Brekeke platforms to connect seamlessly with Skype users. Until recently, connecting Skype with any VoIP service required a third-party product, such as a gateway,...

2010-10-15 06:10:00

Skype released its version 5.0 for Windows on Thursday, which includes a slate of new features such as a Facebook tab that lets users text, chat or call their Facebook friends directly on mobile or landline phones. The new version also integrates Facebook's news feed and phonebook into Skype, and allows users to make free Skype-to-Skype calls to Facebook friends who are also Skype users, the company said in a statement. "We're excited to announce a brand new version of Skype for Windows,...

2010-10-08 11:30:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Dial91's CEO, Steve Williams announced today, "Dial91 always had to compete with Skype even though our rates have always been cheaper, but now Skype has enabled us to enhance our Dial91 Calling Card Services. We are very pleased to have developed the first International Calling Card Service that enables the 'Skype Connect' feature for our Dial91.com customers." Williams further noted, "Skype is a phenomenal international success with over 400...

2010-09-30 10:55:00

Internet phone company Skype and social networking giant Facebook are discussing a possible partnership aimed at integrating their communication services, according to a person familiar with the situation, said the financial newspaper The Wall Street Journal. Under the proposed deal, Facebook users would be able to sign into Skype through their Facebook Connect accounts, the Journal said. Users would be able to send and receive text messages, voice chat and video chat with their Facebook...

2010-08-18 07:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As college students hunker down for the fall semester, Verizon Wireless now offers Skype mobile(TM) on many 3G Multimedia phones, making it easy to affordably stay connected with friends and family. The LG enV® TOUCH, LG Chocolate Touch(TM) and Samsung Reality(TM) join Verizon Wireless' strong lineup of 3G Smartphones that already feature Skype mobile. Skype mobile helps students on a budget stay in touch, whether they're...

2010-05-18 09:30:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic, a worldwide leader in High Definition technology and built-in TV web entertainment, and Skype, today announced the activation of Skype(TM) on your VIERA® on 2010 Panasonic VIERA CAST(TM) enabled HDTVs as well as the availability of Panasonic's Skype-enabled communication camera (TY-CC10W). The collaboration with Skype, a leading provider of Internet communications software, was announced in January at the...

2010-03-23 13:45:00

LUXEMBOURG, LAS VEGAS and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- From CTIA WIRELESS 2010® in Las Vegas, Verizon Wireless and Skype today announced Skype mobile(TM) will be available this Thursday, March 25, starting with nine Verizon Wireless 3G smartphones. Skype mobile uses the Verizon Wireless voice network for the wireless connection of the Skype-to-Skype calls, providing Verizon Wireless customers with a superior experience and top-notch call quality....

2010-03-16 05:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VoSKY, the market leader in developing Skype for business solutions, today announced that its PBX-to-Skype for SIP Gateway, the VoSKY SSG, is the industry's first gateway to be certified as interoperable with Skype for SIP. Skype for SIP interoperability with the new VoSKY SSG will enable small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to connect their legacy PBX and Key systems to Skype. This way, SMBs can maximize the functionality of their current...

2010-02-16 10:15:00

BARCELONA, Spain; BASKING RIDGE, N.J.; and LUXEMBOURG, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2010 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Verizon Wireless and Skype today announced a strategic relationship that will bring Skype to Verizon Wireless smartphones in March. The new Skype mobile(TM) product enhances Verizon Wireless' smartphones for users who have data plans by offering a new way to call around the globe, while also giving hundreds of millions of Skype users around the world the...

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