Sunday, March 13, 2005

Skype Bringing Wi-Fi VoIP to Smartphones

'Skype CEO Niklas Zennstrom said the move fit with Skype's goal of "working with like-minded companies to innovate and expand platform choice and communications mobility for all our users." "Our partnership with i-mate is a step forward for offering Skype on a variety of wireless-enabled devices," Zennstrom said in a statement.

Building on its strategy of making voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) calling as widely available a possible, VoIP firm Skype has struck a deal to have its Internet calling software installed on versatile line of mobile smartphones

The i-mate PDA2 and PDA2K handsets will be pre-loaded with Skype's VoIP software, making it possible for the devices to place calls in two ways -- GSM/GPRS wireless standards and through Wi-Fi hotspots.'
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